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78% Get On Up Aug 01
91% Calvary Aug 01
0% Behaving Badly Aug 01
36% Child Of God Aug 01

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59% Lucy $43.9M
63% Hercules $29.8M
91% Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes $16.8M
57% The Purge: Anarchy $10.5M
43% Planes: Fire And Rescue $9.5M
18% Sex Tape $6.1M
17% Transformers: Age of Extinction $4.7M
16% And So It Goes $4.6M
23% Tammy $3.5M
90% A Most Wanted Man $2.7M

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—— Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Aug 08
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—— Into The Storm Aug 08
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86% What If Aug 08

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86% The Honorable Woman: Season 1

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100% Defiance: Season 2
40% Dominion: Season 1
41% Gang Related: Season 1
86% Maron: Season 2
56% Married: Season 1
94% Rectify: Season 2
—— Rookie Blue: Season 5
39% Rush: Season 1
82% Satisfaction: Season 1
85% Welcome to Sweden: Season 1
41% Working the Engels: Season 1
77% You're the Worst: Season 1

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83% Extant: Season 1
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—— Hot in Cleveland: Season 5
50% Jennifer Falls: Season 1
—— Motive: Season 2
69% Mystery Girls: Season 1
—— Rogue: Season 2
100% Suits: Season 4
38% Taxi Brooklyn: Season 1
—— Wilfred: Season 4
43% Young & Hungry: Season 1

The Big Uneasy Reviews

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

July 22, 2011
Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times
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By the end of "The Big Uneasy" the viewer is convinced that we weren't told the whole story back in 2005, and appalled by the retaliation faced by some who spoke out.

Full Review Source: Seattle Times | Original Score: 3/4

July 7, 2011
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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"The Big Uneasy" lacks the dramatic impact and artistic imagination of many recent docs about environmental issues.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 2/4

June 9, 2011
Lou Lumenick
New York Post
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"The Big Uneasy" is scary stuff indeed.

Full Review Source: New York Post | Original Score: 3/4

May 20, 2011
Nathan Rabin
AV Club
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While Shearer's affection for his part-time home is palpable, the film's dry, academic treatment of its subject does the city a profound disservice.

Full Review Source: AV Club | Original Score: C

May 19, 2011
David Fear
Time Out New York
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Whistle-blowing works best without gratuitous pop-doc debris, but there are only so many dry, fact-heavy testimonies from engineers you can take before a certain dullness uneasily settles in.

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

May 18, 2011
Ernest Hardy
Village Voice
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Shearer builds an airtight case to prove his thesis, and one of his most chilling arguments is a roll call of brave souls whose lives and careers have been systematically wrecked in pursuit of the truth.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

May 17, 2011
Amy Biancolli
Houston Chronicle
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The Big Uneasy, a damning new look at the onset and effects of Hurricane Katrina in 2005, is agitating by design.

Full Review Source: Houston Chronicle | Original Score: 3/4

April 29, 2011
Joy Tipping
Dallas Morning News
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Previous documentaries about Hurricane Katrina and New Orleans have gone for the heart. For The Big Uneasy, though, writer-director-producer-narrator Harry Shearer takes aim at the brain.

Full Review Source: Dallas Morning News | Original Score: A-

March 10, 2011
John Anderson
Variety
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Well-intended and informative, but also unfocused, unwieldy and a little smug.

Full Review Source: Variety

October 1, 2010
Daniel M. Gold
New York Times
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A cogent 98-minute investigative chronicle that, along with Spike Lee's pair of HBO films, is an indispensable part of any history of New Orleans before, during and after Katrina

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 3/5

September 24, 2010
David Cotner
L.A. Weekly
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Shearer details his staunch efforts to understand what happened to the city he loves, aided by the acumen and brilliance of engineers, observers and experts, all of whom paint a portrait of what's really happening in the city.

Full Review Source: L.A. Weekly

September 23, 2010
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