City Hall Reviews

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Jack Kroll
Newsweek
January 18, 2013
Its chief pleasure is the acting of the big cast, notably Pacino. At 55, he has a haggard, life-wrestling beauty and a street eloquence that has more innocence than De Niro and more sincerity than Nicholson.
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Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
September 7, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: B-
Mike McGranaghan
Aisle Seat
February 25, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal
September 26, 2003
| Original Score: 3/5
Jim Shelby
Palo Alto Weekly
May 20, 2003
| Original Score: 3/4
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice
August 21, 2002
Convincing drama about the moral ambiguity of contemporary politics.
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Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle
June 18, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Madeleine Williams
Cinematter
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Susan Stark
Detroit News
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
Marc Savlov
Austin Chronicle
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
Christopher Null
Filmcritic.com
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Mark R. Leeper
rec.arts.movies.reviews
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: low +2 out of -4..+4
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Entertainment Weekly
February 16, 1996
Full Review | Original Score: B-
Rob Gonsalves
eFilmCritic.com
May 5, 2007
An ambitious but unsatisfying meditation on the morality of power.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com
June 26, 2005
| Original Score: C
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
April 22, 2005
| Original Score: 2/5
Michael Dequina
TheMovieReport.com
December 22, 2004
Has all the ingredients for a solid drama but instead comes out a half-baked disappointment.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall
June 5, 2004
| Original Score: 2/5
Michael Szymanski
Zap2it.com
April 27, 2003
| Original Score: 1/5
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)
January 30, 2003
| Original Score: 2/5
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Leonard Klady
Variety
March 26, 2009
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Time Out
June 24, 2006
Robin Clifford
Reeling Reviews
April 9, 2005
Kim Williamson
Boxoffice Magazine
June 5, 2002
Leslie Rigoulot
Film Scouts
April 17, 2002
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Peter Travers
Rolling Stone
May 12, 2001
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Kenneth Turan
Los Angeles Times
February 13, 2001
Joe Baltake
Sacramento Bee
January 1, 2000

Deseret News, Salt Lake City
January 1, 2000
Barbara Shulgasser
San Francisco Examiner
January 1, 2000
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Janet Maslin
New York Times
January 1, 2000
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Stanley Kauffmann
The New Republic
January 1, 2000
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Washington Post
January 1, 2000

Jam! Movies
January 1, 2000
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