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American Gun Reviews

John McMurtrie
San Francisco Chronicle
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It's a bit like watching a weaker version of Crash, with fewer coincidences.

Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle | Original Score: 2/4

April 21, 2006
Michael Booth
Denver Post
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The guns seem to have been shoved in various characters' pockets as afterthought, and Avelino's interlocking stories never click.

Full Review Source: Denver Post | Original Score: 2/4

April 7, 2006
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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[Avelino] shows an almost tender restraint in his story-telling, not pounding us with a message but simply looking steadily at how guns have made these lives difficult.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 3/4

April 6, 2006
Jessica Reaves
Chicago Tribune
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While not a perfect movie by any means -- a few scenes feel forced -- there is plenty to recommend it, even beyond the truly great performances.

Full Review Source: Chicago Tribune | Original Score: 3/4

April 6, 2006
Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper
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It's so well done.

Full Review Source: Ebert & Roeper

March 28, 2006
Jami Bernard
New York Daily News
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While this is not exactly a hopeful movie, it's a polished exercise in the kind of social commentary that can wake people up.

Full Review Source: New York Daily News | Original Score: 3/4

March 24, 2006
Kyle Smith
New York Post
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Handy rule of thumb for first- time filmmakers: No more than one crying scene per film, please. Like any other commodity, tears aren't worth much if they're overstocked.

| Original Score: 1.5/4

March 23, 2006
Scott Foundas
L.A. Weekly
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While the movie feigns objectivity, it's clear from the start that, for Avelino and co-writer Steven Bagatourian, there's not a scenario imaginable in which having a firearm on hand would be preferable to not having one.

Full Review Source: L.A. Weekly

March 23, 2006
Stephen Holden
New York Times
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This stridently sorrowful polemic against the proliferation of handguns in the United States consists of three fictional vignettes.

| Original Score: 2/5

March 22, 2006
Jan Stuart
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Avelino's message about America's gun-happy culture is so foursquare and what-you-see-is-what-you-get that it's possible to walk out of the film wondering if you missed the point.

Full Review Source: Newsday | Original Score: 2/4

March 22, 2006
Michael Atkinson
Village Voice
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The acting is pro enough to keep your blood up, but the reverb is minimal.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

March 21, 2006
Joe Leydon
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Skittishly paced and dramatically diffuse, American Gun misfires.

Full Review Source: Variety

November 8, 2005
Michael Rechtshaffen
Hollywood Reporter
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Painfully earnest but dramatically inert.

September 13, 2005
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