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Square Grouper: The Godfathers of Ganja Reviews

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Sarah Boslaugh

The director's touch is evident in the way he chose just the right backgrounds and costumes for each character; the DEA agents wear blue suits in a bland outdoor setting while Platshorn wears a Hawaiian shirt ...

Full Review Source: PopMatters | Original Score: 6/10

October 4, 2012
Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope

A documentary about ordinary-looking people who made a lot of money selling marijuana who then spent a lot of years in prison for selling a product people wanted to buy for a price they were willing to pay for it.

Full Review Source: Laramie Movie Scope | Original Score: B

February 10, 2012
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

The title refers to bales of pot that anyone could pick up for free after the smugglers toss it from a boat or plane when pursued by the law.

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

December 16, 2011
Andrew O'Hehir
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A hilarious, tragic tale of Florida ganja.

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April 17, 2011
Prairie Miller
WBAI Radio

Lacks the contact high hallucinatory thrust of say, Limitless. But gets the grim war on ganja right, related to McCarthyism, the CIA Bay Of Pigs invasion of Cuba, hash brownies and autism, the Bank of Scotland, and FBI agents who wear identical shades.

Full Review Source: WBAI Radio

April 16, 2011
Rene Rodriguez
Miami Herald
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Corben has done an impressive amount of journalistic research that will be of particular interest to South Florida audiences.

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

April 15, 2011
V.A. Musetto
New York Post
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You could get a contact high just watching it.

Full Review Source: New York Post | Original Score: 2.5/4

April 15, 2011
Mark Holcomb
Village Voice
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Square Grouper's admirably backhanded inquiry into the social and economic costs of weed criminalization extends far beyond the wake-and-bake crowd.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

April 12, 2011
Rachel Saltz
New York Times
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A curiously inert documentary about pot smuggling in South Florida in the 1970s and '80s.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 2/5

April 14, 2011
Nick Schager
Slant Magazine

Billy Corben's doc boasts little intoxicating energy or compelling drama.

Full Review Source: Slant Magazine | Original Score: 1.5/4

April 11, 2011
Joe Leydon
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Think of it as the cinematic equivalent of a buzz-kill.

Full Review Source: Variety

April 6, 2011
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