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The Central Park Five Reviews

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Peter Rainer
Christian Science Monitor
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What she and her father and husband have drawn from this material is a combustible amalgam: a movie about justice violated, rectified, and denied.

Full Review Source: Christian Science Monitor | Original Score: A-

November 30, 2012
Kenneth Turan
Los Angeles Times
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A careful, thoughtful documentary that meticulously re-creates what happened on that night and details how and why everything went so terribly off-course.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 4/5

November 29, 2012
Joe Morgenstern
Wall Street Journal
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Watching "The Central Park Five" is a deeply affecting experience.

Full Review Source: Wall Street Journal

November 29, 2012
Rafer Guzman
Newsday
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A skillfully told and important story, though less factual blow-by-blow and more time spent with the five would have been more compelling.

Full Review Source: Newsday | Original Score: 2.5/4

November 29, 2012
Christy Lemire
Associated Press
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Even as "The Central Park Five" seeks satisfactory answers, it stirs outrage and discouragement all over again.

Full Review Source: Associated Press | Original Score: 3/4

November 27, 2012
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Depressing documentary about a rush to judgment over one of NYC's most notorious and heinous crimes."

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

November 27, 2012
Leonard Maltin
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'The Central Park Five' is a thoroughly absorbing film that holds a mirror up to our society.

Full Review Source: Leonard Maltin's Picks

November 25, 2012
Louis Proyect
rec.arts.movies.reviews

A passionate and even radical case for racial justice coming from Ken Burns, all the remarkably so given his "feel good" aesthetic so resonant of Steven Spielberg's narrative films.

Full Review Source: rec.arts.movies.reviews

November 23, 2012
Stephen Whitty
Newark Star-Ledger
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It's still chilling to see how easily "The Central Park Five" evokes those mad days of urban distrust.

Full Review Source: Newark Star-Ledger | Original Score: 3.5/4

November 23, 2012
Mark Jenkins
NPR
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In addition to recent interviews with the five, the filmmakers deftly marshal news footage, clips from the supposed confessions, and trenchant analysis.

Full Review Source: NPR

November 22, 2012
Manohla Dargis
New York Times
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Measured in tone and outraged in its argument, it is an emotionally stirring, at times crushingly depressing cinematic call to witness.

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

November 22, 2012
Noel Murray
AV Club
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It never expands its scope or meaning over the course of its two-hour running time. But the specifics make the story powerful regardless.

Full Review Source: AV Club | Original Score: B

November 22, 2012
Lou Lumenick
New York Post
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"The Central Park Five" ultimately fails to make its case that five teenagers were sent to jail for a crime they didn't commit solely because of institutional racism.

Full Review Source: New York Post | Original Score: 2/4

November 21, 2012
Devin Faraci
Badass Digest

A powerful, moving, infuriating experience. Everyone should see this movie.

Full Review Source: Badass Digest

November 20, 2012
Robert Levin
amNewYork

A sobering portrait of five lives destroyed on a terrible night and an earnest plea for thoughtful, well-considered justice in the future.

Full Review Source: amNewYork | Original Score: 3.5/4

November 20, 2012
Joshua Rothkopf
Time Out New York
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This effort is required viewing for anyone content to remember a dangerous town from afar.

Full Review Source: Time Out New York | Original Score: 4/5

November 20, 2012
Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly
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[A] patient, righteous documentary ...

Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: B+

November 20, 2012
Casey Burchby
Village Voice
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The central power of the film comes from hearing the accused finally telling their own stories.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

November 20, 2012
Joseph Jon Lanthier
Slant Magazine

Though relentlessly and admirably logical, the movie constantly glosses over the buried human element.

Full Review Source: Slant Magazine | Original Score: 2.5/4

November 16, 2012
Donald J. Levit
ReelTalk Movie Reviews

Sparks intense feelings and re-arouses others suppressed for two decades about racism, official irresponsibility, and the principle of presumed innocence as against presumed guilt.

Full Review Source: ReelTalk Movie Reviews

November 15, 2012
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