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Side by Side Reviews

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David Wiegand
San Francisco Chronicle
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The documentary would have been that much better with a more explicit focus on why the average filmgoer should care.

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

September 10, 2013
Graham Young
Birmingham Post

Side By Side is a riveting, under-the-hood distillation of 100 years of Hollywood experimentation, innovation and expensive bravery.

Full Review Source: Birmingham Post | Original Score: 5/5

March 13, 2013

Keanu Reeves proves a surprisingly engaging host for this documentary inquiry into the ongoing transition from celluloid to digital filmmaking.

Full Review Source: Scotsman | Original Score: 4/5

March 10, 2013

Essential viewing for understanding different sides of one of the most vital current debates in cinema.

Full Review Source: Film4

March 4, 2013
Miles Fielder
The List

At once a celebration of new technology and a lamentation of a passing one, Side by Side is oddly depressing to watch.

Full Review Source: The List | Original Score: 3/5

February 18, 2013
Philip French
Observer [UK]

It asks questions about culture and technology, the creation of a new sensibility, and whether we're looking at the debasement of values or a new democracy coming to the arts.

Full Review Source: Observer [UK]

February 17, 2013
Tara Brady
Irish Times

This is route-one stuff.No serious film enthusiast will, however, want to miss Side by Side.

Full Review Source: Irish Times | Original Score: 3/5

February 15, 2013
Peter Bradshaw

Maybe this geekily precise, Keanu Reeves-fronted documentary fretting over the death of celluloid needs to give digital its due.

Full Review Source: Guardian | Original Score: 3/5

February 14, 2013
Dave Calhoun
Time Out
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Keanu Reeves is a game frontman of this fact-filled, slightly chaotic doc about the rise of digital technology in film.

Full Review Source: Time Out | Original Score: 3/5

February 14, 2013
Nigel Andrews
Financial Times

It's sweet and sparkling, as glassfuls of thought are provided by James Cameron, Martin Scorsese, George Lucas, David Lynch, Steven Soderbergh and other champagne cinematic cerebra.

Full Review Source: Financial Times | Original Score: 4/5

February 14, 2013
Matthew Turner

A riveting, informative and extremely entertaining documentary about the digital vs celluloid debate that's a must-see for anyone interested in films and filmmaking.

Full Review Source: ViewLondon | Original Score: 4/5

February 14, 2013
Simon Reynolds
Digital Spy

Side by Side delves into areas too niche to entice the casual cinemagoer, but nevertheless this really is essential viewing for movie fans.

Full Review Source: Digital Spy | Original Score: 4/5

February 11, 2013
Simon Kinnear
Total Film

With film labs closing down and new formats springing up all the time, this is a timely stock-take of 21st Century cinema.

Full Review Source: Total Film | Original Score: 4/5

January 21, 2013
John Beifuss
Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)

The movie doesn't offer much consideration of digital video as an esthetic in its own right -- as something that is valuable because it is *distinctive* from film, rather than as a format that aspires to be *indistinguishable* from film.

Full Review Source: Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN) | Original Score: 3/4

November 16, 2012
Colin Covert
Minneapolis Star Tribune
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A trim, informative 99-minute primer on celluloid film, which to many viewers has a warmth and feel as soothing as buttered popcorn, and the brave new world of digital cinema.

Full Review Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune | Original Score: 3/4

November 8, 2012
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Probing documentary on the history of film that's geared for techies, those in the film industry, geeks or film junkies.

Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews | Original Score: B-

October 24, 2012
Bill Goodykoontz
Arizona Republic
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It's this simple: If you like movies, you need to see "Side by Side."

Full Review Source: Arizona Republic | Original Score: 4/5

September 27, 2012
Adam Ross
The Aristocrat

This exhaustive documentary is one of the best films ever made about the filmmaking process.

Full Review Source: The Aristocrat | Original Score: 5/5

September 27, 2012
Rene Rodriguez
Miami Herald
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Actors such as Robert Downey Jr. complain that because digital cameras can be reloaded in seconds, there is no time for performers to hang out in their trailers between takes (in protest, he urinated in jars, which he hid all over the sets of Zodiac).

Full Review Source: Miami Herald | Original Score: 3/4

September 23, 2012
Brian Orndorf

Possibly only of value to true cinephiles, but it's a vital education on the highs and lows of film vs. digital as the medium moves into an exciting new direction of creative access and picture clarity.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: B+

September 13, 2012
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