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Maxed Out Reviews

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Pablo Villaca
Cinema em Cena

Uma análise detalhada e preocupante sobre a política empregada pelas operadoras de cartões de crédito no intuito de manterem os clientes numa situação de endividamento constante - ou melh... pior: crescente.

| Original Score: 4/5

January 6, 2008
J. R. Jones
Chicago Reader
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This muckraking documentary on America's personal-debt crisis lays bare the predatory practices of credit card companies and the Bush administration's cozy relationship with the financial services industry.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

December 4, 2007

When it comes to credit, it pays to be informed.

Full Review Source: TheMovieChicks.com | Original Score: 3.5/5

November 4, 2007
Joshua Rothkopf
Time Out New York
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Do not see this film if you worry about money.

Full Review Source: Time Out New York | Original Score: 4/6

October 6, 2007
Stephen Holden
New York Times
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This scattershot exposé of usurious banking practices examines why the most vulnerable segment of society is victimized by the lending industry and finds a simple answer: It's obscenely profitable.

| Original Score: 3/5

October 6, 2007
Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

One of the most effective of the many recent agitprop documentaries.

Full Review Source: Antagony & Ecstasy | Original Score: 8/10

September 27, 2007
Stax
IGN Movies

The propagandistic Maxed Out is ultimately undermined by the fact that, as vile as many of its corporate interviewees seem, its everyman subjects are often just as culpable in creating and perpetuating the whole mess.

Full Review Source: IGN Movies | Original Score: 3/5

June 25, 2007
David Thomas
Filmcritic.com

shines a light on one of the most pervasive (and potentially disastrous) problems affecting our society today

Full Review Source: Filmcritic.com | Original Score: 3.5/5

June 17, 2007
MaryAnn Johanson
Flick Filosopher

[A] dispiriting expose of predatory lending scams that mislead even smart, educated people and a credit-card industry that is designed... to work against the ordinary consumer...

Full Review Source: Flick Filosopher

May 30, 2007
David Cornelius
eFilmCritic.com

It's a slapdash affair... yet still winds up with a raw, gritty power.

Full Review Source: eFilmCritic.com | Original Score: 3/5

April 24, 2007
Terry Lawson
Detroit Free Press
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Maxed Out exposes the credit card sham for what it is, and fingers the hustlers who perpetuate it.

Full Review Source: Detroit Free Press | Original Score: 3/4

April 20, 2007
Robin Clifford
Reeling Reviews

...the film will make you think twice about spending money you don't have.

Full Review Source: Reeling Reviews | Original Score: B-

March 27, 2007
Bill Stamets
Chicago Sun-Times
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To maximize your return on this useful report, sit through the end credits where Spurlock deposits some of his best material.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 3/4

March 23, 2007
Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper
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Maxed Out doesn't really offer solutions, probably because there are none. But it does a great job of showing how the rich get richer and the poor foot the bill, plus interest.

March 20, 2007
Kam Williams
AALBC.com

A much-needed wake-up call to face the fact that state-sanctioned usury and exorbitant late fees are destroying the prospects of working class citizens of ever achieving anything approaching the American Dream.

Full Review Source: AALBC.com | Original Score: 4/4

March 17, 2007
Chris Hewitt (St. Paul)
St. Paul Pioneer Press

As a film, Maxed Out occasionally loses its way with glib choices (get ready to get tired of the song Money) and odd diversions (a segment with a Realtor begins the movie with a whimper, not a bang). But as a cry of outrage, it's spot-on.

Full Review Source: St. Paul Pioneer Press | Original Score: 3/4

March 15, 2007
Colin Covert
Minneapolis Star Tribune
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If your outrage glands need a workout, be sure to see Maxed Out, a muckraking, emotionally powerful, wickedly entertaining documentary on the dreary-sounding topic of consumer debt.

| Original Score: 3/4

March 15, 2007
Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
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Maxed Out, while occasionally muddled in its financial details, presents a more-accurate-than-not vision of a nation that is starting to look like a candidate for rehab, on both an individual and a national level, for its addiction to debt.

Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: B

March 14, 2007
Prairie Miller
Long Island Press

What Spurlock discovers in his scathing investigative inquiry, is a shocking national situation of debt slavery, with all the earmarks of science fiction.

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March 13, 2007
Nathan Rabin
AV Club
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The film's scattered ruminations on credit card mania add up to a powerful indictment of a culture of mindless consumption spinning out of control.

Full Review Source: AV Club | Original Score: B

March 13, 2007

St. Louis Post-Dispatch
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October 6, 2007
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