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One Day in September Reviews

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John A. Nesbit
Old School Reviews
January 23, 2010
this is the real deal, and there are no heroes
Full Review | Original Score: B

Film Threat
December 6, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5

Film Threat
December 6, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Frank Swietek
One Guy's Opinion
December 6, 2005
Has such a powerful subject...that it can hardly fail to make an emotional impact.
Full Review | Original Score: B
Cole Smithey
ColeSmithey.com
November 6, 2005
| Original Score: 5/5
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com
July 3, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
Chris Barsanti
Filmcritic.com
February 2, 2004
| Original Score: 5/5
Michael Dequina
TheMovieReport.com
January 13, 2004
Macdonald lets the facts speak for themselves, and what a powerful and unforgettable statement they indeed make.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4

TV Guide's Movie Guide
July 30, 2003
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5

Film Threat
December 8, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5

Film Threat
December 8, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
James Rocchi
Netflix
November 7, 2002
Oscar-winning documentary shows an Olympian tragedy in rich detail.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Top Critic

Globe and Mail
March 22, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Rachel Sanders
Apollo Guide
January 18, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 76/100
Chuck Rudolph
Matinee Magazine
May 4, 2001
The only documentary of late not to resort to righteous emotional pandering or talking head syndrome.
Full Review | Original Score: short
Eric D. Snider
EricDSnider.com
March 21, 2001
Full Review | Original Score: B
Dan Lybarger
Lawrence Journal-World
March 20, 2001
For a documentary about an incident that occurred nearly 30 years ago, "One Day in September" feels remarkably tense and urgent.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Top Critic
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
March 9, 2001
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Marjorie Baumgarten
Austin Chronicle
February 26, 2001
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Maria Garcia
Film Journal International
February 7, 2001
Thin on investigative reporting, but thick with emotion.

Sight and Sound
June 18, 2012
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
May 26, 2006
Top Critic

Time Out
January 26, 2006
Top Critic

Houston Chronicle
July 21, 2005
Peter Matthews
Sight and Sound
December 2, 2002
Jean Lowerison
San Diego Metropolitan
October 21, 2002
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall
June 20, 2002

Seattle Post-Intelligencer
June 19, 2002
Top Critic
Michael Sragow
Salon.com
January 10, 2002

New Zealand Herald
November 16, 2001
Robert W. Butler
Kansas City Star
March 23, 2001
Top Critic
Stanley Kauffmann
The New Republic
March 8, 2001

Deseret News, Salt Lake City
February 23, 2001
Cynthia Fuchs
Philadelphia City Paper
February 7, 2001
Jason Anderson
eye WEEKLY
January 1, 2000

Irish Times
January 1, 2000
Top Critic

New York Times
January 1, 2000

Empire Magazine
January 1, 2000

Empire Magazine
January 1, 2000

E! Online
January 1, 2000
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