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Iraq for Sale: The War Profiteers Reviews

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Prairie Miller
WBAI Web Radio

Legalized war profiteers make a killing.

Full Review Source: WBAI Web Radio

April 21, 2007
Louis Proyect

Well-researched, hair-raising investigation of capitalist thievery in Iraq at the expense of the American tax-payer, the GI's and the Iraqi people.

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March 8, 2007
Pablo Villaca
Cinema em Cena

Companheiro temático do excelente Shadow Company, o filme expõe de forma articulada a ganância pavorosa das grandes corporações, que não hesitam em sacrificar vidas e roubar o povo norte-americano com a cumplicidade do próprio governo.

| Original Score: 5/5

December 2, 2006
David Edelstein
New York Magazine
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In 75 harrowing minutes, Greenwald spells out why the war has been, for this administration and its friends, a windfall no matter which side claims victory and how many Americans and Iraqi civilians die.

Full Review Source: New York Magazine

November 6, 2006
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Sure, it won't be seen by the people most in need of seeing it, but it might just energize others into moving away from apathy born of a sense of helplessness.

Full Review Source: Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC) | Original Score: 4/5

October 25, 2006
Andrew O'Hehir
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If Greenwald can sneak this onto the air in place of this week's Desperate Housewives, we might start to see some changes around here.

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September 27, 2006
Marc Mohan

Robert Greenwald, the man behind a slew of recent political documentaries ... compellingly probes the intersection of the public and private spheres in the Iraq war.

Full Review Source: Oregonian | Original Score: B+

September 22, 2006
David Cornelius

As a film, it has its share of problems, but as rabble rousing, it's a first rate rallying cry.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 3/5

September 20, 2006
Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter
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A credible indictment against corporations currently enjoying windfall profits thanks to the Iraq war.

September 20, 2006
Walter V. Addiego
San Francisco Chronicle
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Greenwald is skillful enough to spark a fresh sense of outrage.

Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle | Original Score: 3/4

September 15, 2006
Chris Barsanti

there's an undeniable rage at work here which one has to hope would influence somebody of importance somewhere. There's always hope.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 3.5/5

September 14, 2006
Harvey S. Karten

The doc successfully excoriates the role of private business in Iraq but lacks even a smidgen of Michael Moore's wit.

Full Review Source: Compuserve | Original Score: B

September 13, 2006
Ken Fox
TV Guide's Movie Guide

... crucial to fully understanding the Iraqi/American enterprise.

Full Review Source: TV Guide's Movie Guide | Original Score: 3.5/4

September 8, 2006
Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times
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... Iraq for Sale has an us-versus-them sensibility that's extremely effective.

| Original Score: 4/5

September 8, 2006
Kenneth Turan
Los Angeles Times
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Whatever you might think about the centrality of the profit motive to our society, what's going on in Iraq is going to give you pause.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 3.5/5

September 8, 2006
Valerie Kuklenski
Los Angeles Daily News

Iraq for Sale is one film with an agenda that maybe everybody can get behind.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Daily News | Original Score: 3/4

September 8, 2006
Bruce Westbrook
Houston Chronicle
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Iraq for Sale isn't balanced or objective. It carries the torch for the families of civilians who died while driving unprotected trucks on unsafe routes.

Full Review Source: Houston Chronicle | Original Score: 2.5/4

September 8, 2006
Adam Nayman
L.A. Weekly
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While it doesn't deviate from the snippy, newsmagazine format of its predecessors, Iraq for Sale stays mostly on point and on target, as Greenwald trains his sights on the ruinous consequences of corporate involvement in the Iraq war.

Full Review Source: L.A. Weekly

September 7, 2006
Drew Tillman
Village Voice
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Both a trenchant indictment of war profiteering in Iraq and a memorial for those not included in the military's death toll, Iraq for Sale is a work of intense disillusionment.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

September 5, 2006
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