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A Perfect Candidate Reviews

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Dan Jardine
Apollo Guide

An interesting, if uneven, documentary.

Full Review Source: Apollo Guide | Original Score: 78/100

August 24, 2004
Desson Thomson
Washington Post
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What fun it is to watch.

Full Review Source: Washington Post

April 15, 2002
Kenneth Turan
Los Angeles Times
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Shrewd, involving

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 3.5/4

February 14, 2001
Janet Maslin
New York Times
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A fine, trenchant political documentary on a par with The War Room

Full Review Source: New York Times

January 1, 2000
Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle
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The film fails as a portrait of a man. But as an insider's look at a Senate campaign, it holds interest.

Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle | Original Score: 2/4

January 1, 2000
Chris Hicks
Deseret News, Salt Lake City

It's quite a revealing, amusing and ultimately dispiriting trip

Full Review Source: Deseret News, Salt Lake City | Original Score: 3/4

January 1, 2000
Steve Davis
Austin Chronicle

Perversely entertaining

Full Review Source: Austin Chronicle | Original Score: 3.5/5

January 1, 2000
Hal Hinson
Washington Post
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One of a small handful of essential films about politics in this country.

Full Review Source: Washington Post

January 1, 2000
Kat Giantis
Boxoffice Magazine

Plays more like the satirical Bob Roberts than a documentary

Full Review Source: Boxoffice Magazine | Original Score: 3/4

January 1, 2000
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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Personalities are being sold, not parties or philosophies, and A Perfect Candidate makes that process even more interesting because one candidate, Robb, apparently has no personality at all, while the other, North, has two.

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

January 1, 2000
James Berardinelli
ReelViews
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Fascinating, if more than a little depressing

Full Review Source: ReelViews | Original Score: 3/4

January 1, 2000
Barbara Shulgasser
San Francisco Examiner

The film dwells a bit too much on North's unpleasant campaign strategist, Mark Goodin.

Full Review Source: San Francisco Examiner

January 1, 2000
Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
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Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: A-

September 7, 2011
Jake Euker
F5 (Wichita, KS)

| Original Score: 3/5

August 24, 2005
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

| Original Score: 3/5

July 12, 2005
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)

| Original Score: 3/5

November 7, 2002

Entertainment Weekly
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Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: A-

January 1, 1996

Washington Post
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April 16, 2002
Roger Schmeekle
Film.com
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An encouraging item from the film is the claim that, of those who considered honesty and ethics important considerations in choosing a senator, three-fourths voted against North.

January 1, 2000
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