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The Assassination of Richard Nixon Reviews

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Joe Lozito
Big Picture Big Sound

Full Review Source: Big Picture Big Sound | Original Score: 3/4

July 14, 2007
Prairie Miller
Long Island Press

The film manages something quite remarkable, both a compassion for Bicke's wounded sense of life's betrayals, and stark revulsion for the personal logic of his bloody remedy.

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May 28, 2007

Empire Magazine

Full Review Source: Empire Magazine | Original Score: 4/5

April 1, 2006
Enrique Buchichio
Uruguay Total

(...) Niels Mueller (...) conduce el relato con seguridad y tensión creciente hacia el inevitable estallido de violencia final.

Full Review Source: Uruguay Total | Original Score: 3/5

December 28, 2005
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

There are good things about the movie, but it finally trips itself up on its two-fisted seriousness.

Full Review Source: Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC) | Original Score: 3.5/5

September 1, 2005
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Gets stuck using as its messenger such a wacko.

Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews | Original Score: B

May 3, 2005
Scott Weinberg
DVD Clinic

It's a small and quiet drama, but it's also one that sucks you in quite smoothly. Penn, as always, is fantastic.

Full Review Source: DVD Clinic | Original Score: 4/5

April 26, 2005
Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope

This movie provides a lot of food for thought about true believers who don't mind killing people to achieve their goals.

Full Review Source: Laramie Movie Scope | Original Score: B

April 25, 2005
Harry Guerin
RTE Interactive (Dublin, Ireland)

By the close you're convinced that there should have been more to the film than what ended up onscreen.

Full Review Source: RTE Interactive (Dublin, Ireland) | Original Score: 3/5

April 19, 2005

Independent

Full Review Source: Independent | Original Score: 4/5

April 9, 2005
Matthew Turner
ViewLondon

An engaging, thought-provoking drama that is frequently unbearably moving thanks to career best work from Sean Penn.

Full Review Source: ViewLondon | Original Score: 4/5

April 9, 2005
Anton Bitel
Movie Gazette

A forgotten chapter of history that exposes truths about the American dream worth remembering.

Full Review Source: Movie Gazette | Original Score: 8/10

April 9, 2005
Joe Utichi
FilmFocus

One of the most successful attempts to tell the tale of an, ultimately, criminal person without ever forcing us to condone his crimes.

Full Review Source: FilmFocus | Original Score: 93/100

April 2, 2005
Mark Palermo
Coast (Halifax, Nova Scotia)

It makes for a grim time at the movies, but also a sobering one because it seeks truth, not sensationalism, in ugliness.

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March 30, 2005
Jack Garner
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Penn delivers another of the incisive and riveting performances we've come to expect from one of our greatest actors.

Full Review Source: Rochester Democrat and Chronicle | Original Score: 7/10

March 4, 2005
Matt Kelemen
Las Vegas CityLife

Penn's challenge was to create a distinct character, especially with the shadow of Travis Bickle looming ... he largely succeeds, although he doesn't achieve De Niro's pathos.

Full Review Source: Las Vegas CityLife

March 4, 2005
John Wirt
Advocate (Baton Rouge, LA)

Penn's agonized performance in this under-the-radar drama is better than his Oscar-winning work in Mystic River.

February 28, 2005
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

You'll believe a worm can kvetch.

Full Review Source: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | Original Score: B-

February 25, 2005
Eric D. Snider
EricDSnider.com

A starkly ambitious endeavor for such a fellow, and Mueller pulls it off well, if not perfectly.

Full Review Source: EricDSnider.com | Original Score: B-

February 20, 2005
Angela Baldassarre
Sympatico.ca

The film should be seen for the performances alone.

Full Review Source: Sympatico.ca

February 17, 2005

Time Out
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Time Out
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June 24, 2006

AV Club
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September 26, 2005
Michael Szymanski
Zap2it.com
September 3, 2005

Sydney Morning Herald
June 10, 2005

Guardian
May 13, 2005

BBC.com
April 5, 2005
Eric Harrison
Houston Chronicle
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Features a bravura performance by Penn as a frustrated and deluded loser, but there isn't much else to recommend. The story is a one-note drag.

Full Review Source: Houston Chronicle | Original Score: 2/4

January 21, 2005

ComingSoon.net
January 15, 2005

Boston Phoenix
January 15, 2005
Logan Hill
New York Magazine/Vulture
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January 15, 2005
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