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High Tech, Low Life (2013)

High Tech, Low Life

TOMATOMETER

Average Rating: 5.6/10
Reviews Counted: 8
Fresh: 5 | Rotten: 3

Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.

71%
Average Rating: 5.8/10
Critic Reviews: 7
Fresh: 5 | Rotten: 2

Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.

AUDIENCE SCORE

Average Rating: 3.7/5
User Ratings: 100

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Movie Info

HIGH TECH, LOW LIFE follows the journey of two of China's first citizen reporters as they travel the country - chronicling underreported news and social issues stories. Armed with laptops, cell phones, and digital cameras they develop skills as independent one-man news stations while learning to navigate China's evolving censorship regulations and avoiding the risk of political persecution. 

The film follows 57-year-old "Tiger Temple," who earns the title of China's first citizen … More

Rating:
Unrated
Genre:
Documentary , Special Interest
In Theaters:
Box Office:
$3.0k
Runtime:
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Critic Reviews for High Tech, Low Life

All Critics (8) | Top Critics (7) | Fresh (5) | Rotten (3)

Maing's own camera captures the busy, rich and revealing life around them, with interested openness and visual intelligence.

Full Review… | August 19, 2013
Los Angeles Times
Top Critic

"High Tech, Low Life" (not a good title) has a nice easy rhythm. It feels neither hurried nor emphatic.

Full Review… | April 4, 2013
Boston Globe
Top Critic

An engaging study of the disparate characters who are drawn to speak out when the authorities crack the whip.

Full Review… | January 9, 2013
Time Out New York
Top Critic

High Tech, Low Life ostensibly examines censorship of the Internet and news media in China. But the pic is driven less by its subject matter than by its two very different and utterly fascinating bloggers.

Full Review… | January 9, 2013
Variety
Top Critic

We leave the film with no idea how many people are doing this in China, where these two stand within the online community, and whether state media outlets have changed at all in response to them.

Full Review… | January 9, 2013
Hollywood Reporter
Top Critic

Whatever their orientation, both men are intrepid in pursuing the truth, the consequences of which are made clear in a series of terrifying late-film crackdowns.

Full Review… | January 9, 2013
Village Voice
Top Critic

As far as its subject matter goes, the doc only scratches the surfaces, only reaffirming the simple idea that Internet censorship in China is prevalent and unfair.

Full Review… | January 6, 2013
Slant Magazine

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