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Chicago 10 Reviews

Ben Kenigsberg
Time Out
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Full Review Source: Time Out | Original Score: 4/5

November 17, 2011
Bob Mondello
NPR.org
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October 18, 2008
Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel
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Chicago 10 is that nearly perfect marriage of style -- edgy, different -- to documentary subject: 1968, that seminal year so celebrated in 2008 for changing the America that came after it.

Full Review Source: Orlando Sentinel | Original Score: 4/5

July 17, 2008
Harper Baines
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
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Makes skillful use of documentary footage to relate what happened in the streets of Chicago, culminating in what was routinely described at the time as 'a police riot.'

Full Review Source: St. Louis Post-Dispatch | Original Score: B

April 4, 2008
Lisa Kennedy
Denver Post
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A vibrant, unconventional documentary about the conspiracy trial of the so-called inciters of the riots that occurred during the 1968 Democratic National Convention.

Full Review Source: Denver Post | Original Score: 3/4

April 4, 2008
Jeff Shannon
Seattle Times
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If nothing else, it's a welcomed alternative to the more straightforward and serious film that Spielberg is likely to deliver.

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

March 14, 2008
Carrie Rickey
Philadelphia Inquirer
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Given the filmmaker's privileged perspective of hindsight, to notconsider the real-world repercussions of their theater, to not connect the dots between 1968 and 2008 is a squandered opportunity.

Full Review Source: Philadelphia Inquirer | Original Score: 2/4

March 14, 2008
Colin Covert
Minneapolis Star Tribune
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If you accept the premise that it's a multimedia happening rather than a history lesson, the half-documentary, half-cartoon Chicago 10 is a smash of a mash-up. Call it 1968, the Remix.

Full Review Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune | Original Score: 3.5/4

March 13, 2008
Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper
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It's a fresh and important new take on one of the most tumultuous periods in American history.

March 3, 2008
Claudia Puig
USA Today
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A cacophony of sights and sounds and a disjointed narrative dilute the message.

Full Review Source: USA Today | Original Score: 2/4

February 29, 2008
Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle
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In the end, the truest thing that can be said for Chicago 10 is that, though Morgen did just about everything he could to make his movie unwatchable, the story was interesting enough to fight him to a draw.

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

February 29, 2008
Lou Lumenick
New York Post
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In eschewing the use of a narrator or talking heads, Morgen leaves out too much crucial information.

Full Review Source: New York Post | Original Score: 2/4

February 29, 2008
Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News
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A provocative reflection of its rule-breaking subjects, Brett Morgen's political documentary re-examines the past while drawing unmissable parallels to the present.

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

February 29, 2008
Carina Chocano
Los Angeles Times
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The director wants to bring recent history to life for people who weren't around to witness it, and in that he succeeds pretty admirably.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 4/5

February 29, 2008
Peter Rainer
Christian Science Monitor
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Worth seeing for the expert archival selections, but a decidedly mixed bag for anyone familiar, or unfamiliar, with the times.

Full Review Source: Christian Science Monitor | Original Score: B

February 29, 2008
Ty Burr
Boston Globe
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The movie dazzles us into self-examination.

Full Review Source: Boston Globe | Original Score: 3.5/4

February 29, 2008
J. R. Jones
Chicago Reader
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An electrifying picture.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

February 29, 2008
A.O. Scott
New York Times
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Chicago 10, Brett Morgen's semi-animated, semi-documentary attempt to make the '60s cool for a new generation of kids, does the opposite.

| Original Score: 1.5/5

February 29, 2008
Jim Emerson
Chicago Sun-Times
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As an activist documentary with a contemporary agenda, it doesn't pretend to be "objective" (whatever that means), but to find inspiration in the passion and irreverence of its heroes.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 3.5/4

February 29, 2008
Tasha Robinson
AV Club
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For those who don't mind their history pre-seasoned with a little phantasmagoria and a lot of sarcasm, Chicago 10 is a hugely entertaining piece of pop fluff, as dynamic and modern as the Beastie Boys cut on the soundtrack.

Full Review Source: AV Club | Original Score: B

February 28, 2008
Gene Seymour
Newsday
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If presentation of the tumultuous events before, during and after the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago will suffice for a feature-length film, then it's hard to imagine a more ferocious or inventive depiction than Chicago 10.

Full Review Source: Newsday | Original Score: 2.5/4

February 28, 2008
Sid Smith
Chicago Tribune
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Morgen's best achievement is the news footage, more detailed looks at events outside the Conrad Hilton Hotel and in Chicago parks than you typically see on TV rehashes.

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

February 28, 2008
Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
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Chicago 10 is well worth seeing, if only because a good half of the film is devoted to extraordinary footage of the four days of rage that spawned the trial.

Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: B

February 28, 2008
Ann Hornaday
Washington Post
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Chicago 10 not only brings to life one of the sorriest chapters in American cultural and political history, but breathes new life into a film genre that usually has all the imagination and verve of a visit to Madame Tussauds.

Full Review Source: Washington Post

February 28, 2008
Ben Kenigsberg
Time Out New York
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Energetic as the courtroom antics are, the vintage footage holds its own amazements.

Full Review Source: Time Out New York | Original Score: 4/6

February 28, 2008
J. Hoberman
Village Voice
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However authentically chaotic, Chicago 10 is insufficiently frenzied. For all its shock value, the trial was not the only game in town.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

February 27, 2008
Andrew Sarris
New York Observer
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It wouldn't hurt anyone, young or old, to catch up on the fascinating history lesson illustrated and embellished by Mr. Morgen and his crew in Chicago 10.

Full Review Source: New York Observer

February 27, 2008
Kirk Honeycutt
Hollywood Reporter
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His political heart is in the right place but Brett Morgen can't connect the '60s anti-war movement to the political counter-culture from which it sprung.

January 19, 2007
Andrew O'Hehir
Salon.com
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In its best moments, and they are considerable, Chicago 10 makes you see 1968, that near-apocalyptic year, with fresh eyes, as an extraordinary turning point in history now at least partly set free from boomer nostalgia and regret.

Full Review Source: Salon.com

January 19, 2007
Todd McCarthy
Variety
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Brett Morgen's agit-prop documentary augments its excellent assemblage of archival footage with capture-motion animation to rep the courtroom antics, all in the service of an ideologically loaded approach.

Full Review Source: Variety

January 19, 2007
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