Cidade de Deus (City of God) Reviews

April 25, 2012
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Gabriel Powers
DVDActive.com
December 30, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: 9/10
Russell Engebretson
DVD Verdict
December 12, 2011
J. Robert Parks
Paste Magazine
September 30, 2010
Urban Cinefile Critics
Urban Cinefile
October 18, 2008

Exclaim!
August 3, 2007

Audio Video Revolution
April 24, 2007
Tino Hahn
Digitalvd.de
July 21, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Dale Wilson
Tail Slate
April 9, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Adam Arseneau
DVD Verdict
October 6, 2004
Dr. Drew
DVD Clinic
August 11, 2004
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Jeff Walls
SeattleMovieCritic.com
July 11, 2004
Fred Hong Joo Jung
Korea Times
June 27, 2004
Middle class suburbs and upper class country clubs are rarely exposed to the certainty of the ghetto.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
Ivana Redwine
homevideo.about.com
June 17, 2004
Ryan Keefer
DVDork.com
June 16, 2004
| Original Score: 3.5/5
Jon Danziger
digitallyOBSESSED.com
June 14, 2004

Digital Bits
June 13, 2004

ComingSoon.net
June 11, 2004
Marty Mapes
Movie Habit
June 11, 2004
4 Academy Award nominations didn't earn City of God a deluxe DVD
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4

DVD Beaver
June 10, 2004
Bill Beyrer
CinemaBlend.com
June 10, 2004
If the first ten minutes of the movie hooks you, then the remaining two hours will haunt you.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
Dennis Landmann
MovieFreak.com
June 9, 2004
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
Jeremy Kleinman
DVDTalk.com
June 9, 2004
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis
June 8, 2004
...an unforgettable portrait of a despicable existence, where drugs are everywhere and children murder one another with abandon.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
Todd Gilchrist
FilmStew.com
June 8, 2004
Co-directors Lund and Meirelles have announced themselves as international heirs apparent to Martin Scorsese's throne.
Ed Gonzalez
Slant Magazine
May 27, 2004
No commentary track, but a solid video and audio transfer should be enough to please fans of Fernando Meirelles's Brazilian gangster epic.

Moviehole
April 23, 2004

CinemaZone.dk
February 1, 2004
Full Review | Original Score: 6/6
Jules Faber
DVD.net.au
November 26, 2003

Dvdrama
November 20, 2003
Andrea Chee
Movie Gazette
October 28, 2003
Gripping and authentic true story...not to be missed.
Full Review | Original Score: 9/10

DVD Review.net
September 25, 2003