Girl 27 Reviews

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Dennis Harvey
Variety
January 31, 2007
Pic's self-serving approach is contemptible.
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Ella Taylor
L.A. Weekly
July 26, 2007
[Girl 27] not without fascination, in part because he's dug up extraordinary footage that features Douglas and her attacker. He also dug up Douglas herself, and it's her story that dominates the movie.
Jennifer Merin
About.com
September 1, 2009
This stunning expose of Hollywood's buried scandal is a revelation about the movie industry's influence, and a well-documented backgrounder on Hollywood's 'casting couch' attitude towards women
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Tony Medley
tonymedley.com
July 30, 2007
Archival clips and personal interviews tell a fascinating story of a girl done in by the corruption of MGM, the District Attorney, her attorney, and her own mother!
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
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Sura Wood
Hollywood Reporter
January 25, 2007
Girl 27 is about the moral hypocrisy of Hollywood as well as a testament to the lingering damage inflicted by rape.
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Carina Chocano
Los Angeles Times
July 26, 2007
Writer David Stenn stumbled across the shocking story of Patricia Douglas and MGM around the time he was finishing his biography of Jean Harlow, and he immediately sprang into action.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Andy Klein
Los Angeles CityBeat
July 26, 2007
... his tone of righteous indignation, while justifiable, sometimes gets in the way of the valuable points he makes ...
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