La Battaglia di Algeri (The Battle of Algiers) Reviews

Glenn Heath Jr.
Slant Magazine
August 9, 2011
Powder-keg cinema at its finest, The Battle of Algiers storms the Blu-ray aisles with just as much anger, brutality, and complexity as it did theatrically 45 years ago.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Urban Cinefile Critics
Urban Cinefile
October 18, 2008
Prairie Miller
WBAI Web Radio
June 21, 2007
The inspiration and blueprint for docudrama and ideological cinema worldwide.

Sydney Morning Herald
July 14, 2006
Anthony Clarke
May 1, 2005

DVD Beaver
March 7, 2005

DVD Review e-zine
February 16, 2005
Douglas Pratt
Movie City News
February 15, 2005
The film is widely recognized as a masterpiece and has solidly withstood the tests of time and changing political currents.
Full Review | Original Score: 5
Dylan Grant
February 10, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 10/10
Todd R. Ramlow
February 6, 2005
January 15, 2005
Bill Gibron
DVD Verdict
December 6, 2004
Jake Euker
F5 (Wichita, KS)
December 6, 2004
Extraordinarily powerful.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
Doug Cummings
December 1, 2004
What must surely be the best film (re)released in theatres this year has become what could also be the best single-title DVD package of the year.
November 10, 2004
James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk
October 24, 2004
a sharply political film that draws the viewer in with its documentary aesthetic as it relives a crucial moment of anti-colonial resistance
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
Ivana Redwine
October 21, 2004
David Walker
October 19, 2004
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
October 19, 2004

Boxoffice Magazine
October 19, 2004