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Brothers at War Reviews

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Ben Kenigsberg
Time Out
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Full Review Source: Time Out | Original Score: 3/5

November 17, 2011
Sonny Bunch
Washington Times

Combining footage from the home front and the front lines, Brothers at War is the first comprehensive examination of life in Iraq through the eyes of a soldier and his loved ones.

Full Review Source: Washington Times | Original Score: 3/4

August 30, 2009
Gary Goldstein
Los Angeles Times
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Rademacher's vigorous commitment to making the documentary, as well as to his large, close-knit family, deserves respect.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 3/5

May 15, 2009
Kyle Smith
New York Post
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Brothers at War would be interesting enough if it merely observed soldiers in their element as they chill behind friendly lines, but this documentary, which begins at a low key, gradually becomes intense and psychologically complicated.

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

May 8, 2009
Matthew Nestel
Boxoffice Magazine

The thoughtful work walks a few paces in soldiers' boots.

Full Review Source: Boxoffice Magazine | Original Score: 3/5

May 7, 2009
J. R. Jones
Chicago Reader
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The epitome of an embedded war report.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

March 27, 2009
Ben Mankiewicz
At the Movies
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There were a couple more [moments] that I thought were revealing enough and I loved the intent.

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March 16, 2009
Ben Lyons
At the Movies
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I still think it's worth renting because the film does a good job of taking audiences deeper than the media or newscasters on TV ever could, personalizing and humanizing war and its impact on the American family.

Full Review Source: At the Movies

March 16, 2009
Cynthia Fuchs
PopMatters

It is striking that Brothers at War approaches this profound and complicated relationship between brothers by way of trauma and death.

Full Review Source: PopMatters | Original Score: 6/10

March 15, 2009
Dan Zak
Washington Post
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A drama about sibling rivalry and reconciliation that just happens to be filmed under extremely dangerous circumstances.

Full Review Source: Washington Post

March 13, 2009
Bob Mondello
NPR
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Rademacher comes up with compellingly unfamiliar documentary footage. ... Firefights caught unvarnished and in the moment are harrowing because the cameraman himself is, well, harrowed.

Full Review Source: NPR | Original Score: 6.5/10

March 12, 2009
Michael Phillips
Chicago Tribune
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"Brothers at War" is designed (and limited) as a corrective to what its maker sees as the anti-war harangues preceding it. Director and Decatur, Ill., native Jake Rademacher has a strong personal story to relay. You wish the film, executive-produced by Ga

Full Review Source: Chicago Tribune | Original Score: 2.5/5

March 12, 2009
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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Brothers at War is an honest, on-the-ground documentary about the lives of Americans fighting there.

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

March 12, 2009
Laura Kern
New York Times
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Insights shared by those left behind sharpen the focus on the sacrifices made by those who go off to war -- a message that might have been clearer were the film not so self-serving.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 1.5/5

May 8, 2009
Ben Kenigsberg
Time Out New York
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The movie is remarkable for its level of access, yet never questions the basic justness of the cause; for all its value, Brothers at War seems too crypto-jingoistic for comfort.

Full Review Source: Time Out New York | Original Score: 3/6

May 6, 2009
Vadim Rizov
Village Voice
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Just because Rademacher believes his film to be "non-partisan" does not make it so.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

May 5, 2009
Alissa Simon
Variety
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Provides some interesting perspectives but also veers dangerously close to vanity project.

Full Review Source: Variety

March 23, 2009
Brian Tallerico
HollywoodChicago.com

As myopic as any piece of "left-wing propaganda" about the failure of the war, missing both the big picture and the human one due to its filmmaker's refusal to ask the dark questions.

Full Review Source: HollywoodChicago.com

March 13, 2009
Nathan Rabin
AV Club
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Rademacher's strange vanity project ends up saying a lot more about his family issues and need to be seen as a swaggering badass than it does about the day-to-day life of soldiers in Iraq.

Full Review Source: AV Club | Original Score: C

March 12, 2009
Matt Pais
Metromix.com

Rademacher's limited mission and gee-whiz perspective make his agenda seem too personal and lacking in context.

Full Review Source: Metromix.com | Original Score: 2.5/5

March 12, 2009
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