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The Atomic Cafe Reviews

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Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com
January 8, 2013
This poignant, often funny docu consists of revelatory clips used by the government as propaganda about the Atomic Bomb.
Full Review | Original Score: B
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
August 4, 2010
One of the most trenchant, bitter and horrific looks at the 'atomic' and Cold War era.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Douglas Pratt
DVDLaser
July 21, 2006
The film is not completely fair but it does convey a reasonably accurate sense of one aspect of the social consciousness following the War
| Original Score: 3/5

Film Threat
December 6, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Ryan Cracknell
Movie Views
August 5, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com
June 17, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
Top Critic
Vincent Canby
New York Times
August 30, 2004
Deserves national attention.
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice
March 27, 2004
| Original Score: 3/5

Film Threat
December 16, 2003
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Brandon Judell
PopcornQ
August 23, 2003
| Original Score: 4/5
Elias Savada
Nitrate Online
October 13, 2002
| Original Score: 4/5
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
July 26, 2002
| Original Score: 4/5
Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com
July 26, 2002
Shocking, sobering, hilarious and insightful. You'll never look at nuclear war the same way!
| Original Score: 5/5
Derek Smith
Apollo Guide
July 9, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 86/100
Christopher Null
Filmcritic.com
March 14, 2002
Strikes a middle ground between surrealism and pop culture.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
John A. Nesbit
Old School Reviews
September 26, 2001
The Atomic Cafe captures the Atomic Age and the resulting Cold War better than any documentary
Full Review | Original Score: B
Top Critic
Geoff Andrew
Time Out
February 9, 2006
The film fails to offer even the barest social context for its material.
Oloruntoba John Olubunmi
Senses of Cinema
May 22, 2004
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