Let Fury Have The Hour Reviews

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Kenji Fujishima
Slant Magazine
December 10, 2012

On a political level, the film is far from a Godardian dialectic, so the view of history that emerges is, to say the least, blinkered.

Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
John DeFore
Hollywood Reporter
Top Critic
December 12, 2012

Feel-good doc gathers great interviews but isn't sure what they add up to.

Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times
Top Critic
December 13, 2012

Infinitely less than the sum of its parts, Antonino D'Ambrosio's "Let Fury Have the Hour" crams 50 thoughtful artists into a disappointingly muddled film.

Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
V.A. Musetto
New York Post
Top Critic
December 14, 2012

The film is one-sided and at times unfocused, but it makes a lot of sense politically.

Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Walter V. Addiego
San Francisco Chronicle
Top Critic
January 18, 2013

If passion were all that mattered, "Let Fury Have the Hour" might be the film of the year.

Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
David Fear
Time Out New York
Top Critic
December 11, 2012

The film unintentionally makes the perfect valentine for the OWS version of radicalism: It's righteous, full of rage and cripplingly unfocused.

Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News
Top Critic
December 13, 2012

Politics aside, one can't help wishing the structure of Antonino D'Ambrosio's debut documentary was as strong as its philosophical fervor.

Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Chris Packham
Village Voice
Top Critic
December 11, 2012

The film joyfully surveys the evolution of a politically informed artistic movement, set to a soundtrack that includes MC5, Rage Against the Machine, DJ Spooky, and others.

Ronnie Scheib
Variety
Top Critic
December 12, 2012

A curiously warm-and-fuzzy hindsight interpretation of artistic aggression, delivered by the artists themselves.

Mark Bell
Film Threat
December 18, 2012

What results is an extremely good-looking documentary filled with these rebellious personalities mostly placing their fury aside to have intelligent conversation...

Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Gary Goldstein
Los Angeles Times
Top Critic
January 25, 2013

[A] smart and inspiring - and uniquely whole -documentary ...

Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Cynthia Fuchs
PopMatters
December 23, 2012

"Once upon a time, we were, I'm told, citizens with rights," says Hari Kunzru.

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