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Septem8er Tapes Reviews

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David Sterritt
Christian Science Monitor

The movie's heart is in the right place, but it looks and sounds regrettably bogus.

Full Review Source: Christian Science Monitor | Original Score: 2/4

September 23, 2004
Gene Seymour
Newsday
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Herky-jerky ripsnorter.

Full Review Source: Newsday | Original Score: 2/4

September 23, 2004
Ernest Hardy
L.A. Weekly
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While the documentary footage ... is powerful, it's often undermined by the fact that you know there is deep contrivance at work.

Full Review Source: L.A. Weekly

September 22, 2004
Walter Chaw
Film Freak Central

The film is a vile, thick reduction, making a 9/11 victim's last cries the catalyst for a dimwitted first-person shooter.

Full Review Source: Film Freak Central | Original Score: 0/4

September 21, 2004
Lisa Nesselson
Variety
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Pic's ace in the hole is its extremely authentic feel when it comes to the landscape of Afghanistan and the people and perils one might encounter there.

Full Review Source: Variety

September 21, 2004
Norm Schrager
Filmcritic.com

a sad case of indie filmmakers who want to do something vital and lasting, but execute so poorly as to make their work merely forgettable

Full Review Source: Filmcritic.com | Original Score: 1.5/5

September 16, 2004
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Others pay the price for a macho man's posturing in this unflattering picture of American arrogance and lust for revenge.

Full Review | Original Score: 1/5

September 13, 2004
Frank Swietek
One Guy's Opinion

There's something deeply unseemly about this picture even though, within the limitations of the method, it's well executed.

Full Review Source: One Guy's Opinion | Original Score: D

September 12, 2004

There is a reason everyone is calling this The Osama Witch Project - it's pretty hard to swallow this one - no matter how 'true'.

Full Review Source: TheMovieChicks.com | Original Score: 1/5

September 10, 2004
Chris Vognar
Dallas Morning News
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Little more than war porn.

Full Review Source: Dallas Morning News | Original Score: F

September 9, 2004
Harvey S. Karten
Compuserve

A true original: a hybrid documentary-staged drama putting an American actor in war-torn Afghanistan.

Full Review Source: Compuserve | Original Score: B+

August 26, 2004
Jules Brenner
Cinema Signals

Just when you think you have the "fiction game" figured out, the bullets start flying and the walls explode.

Full Review Source: Cinema Signals | Original Score: 4/5

August 26, 2004
Pete Vonder Haar
Film Threat

Tapes boasts some of the best filming seen in today's so-called 'dramatic documentaries,' but an unrefined script and frankly unbelievable ending keep it from becoming something better.

Full Review Source: Film Threat | Original Score: 2/5

June 12, 2004

Film Threat

Full Review Source: Film Threat | Original Score: 2/5

December 6, 2005

Houston Chronicle
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July 21, 2005

Boston Phoenix
September 25, 2004
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