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The House I Live In Reviews

Claude Peck
Minneapolis Star Tribune
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The movie's indictment would be more persuasive had Jarecki recognized that his audience likely already knows most of what he recaps, and can handle the odd scrap of ambiguity.

Full Review Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune | Original Score: 2/4

January 17, 2013
Tom Long
Detroit News
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"The House I Live In" leaves you shaking your head in deadened wonder at the waste of it all.

Full Review Source: Detroit News | Original Score: B+

December 7, 2012
Dave Calhoun
Time Out
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Tells a complex story with troubling ease.

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

November 20, 2012
Rene Rodriguez
Miami Herald
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The House I Live In is a work of journalism, not propaganda: Jarecki has done his research and leaves it to you to decide what to make of it.

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

November 9, 2012
Ty Burr
Boston Globe
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If [it] takes a while to focus, it eventually becomes the conversation starter the subject desperately needs.

Full Review Source: Boston Globe | Original Score: 3/4

November 1, 2012
G. Allen Johnson
San Francisco Chronicle
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Jarecki takes a highly original approach to create a compelling, thought-provoking look at a highly relevant and controversial topic.

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

October 18, 2012
Sean O'Connell
Washington Post
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An absorbing, disturbing sit.

Full Review Source: Washington Post | Original Score: 3/4

October 12, 2012
Sheri Linden
Los Angeles Times
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It's a film as profoundly sad as it is enraging and potentially galvanizing, and it's one of the most important pieces of nonfiction to hit the screen in years.

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

October 11, 2012
J. R. Jones
Chicago Reader
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Jarecki's case is so compelling that, when he concludes by comparing the drug war to the Holocaust, the obvious charge of hyperbole doesn't quite stick.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

October 11, 2012
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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Jarecki's film makes a shattering case against the War on Drugs ...

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 3.5/4

October 11, 2012
Peter Rainer
Christian Science Monitor
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[Jarecki's] analysis is far too simplistic.

Full Review Source: Christian Science Monitor | Original Score: C+

October 5, 2012
Farran Smith Nehme
New York Post
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The evidence Jarecki amasses against the drug wars in "The House I Live In" is more than strong enough to withstand any excess rhetorical zeal.

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

October 5, 2012
Manohla Dargis
New York Times
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A model of the ambitious, vitalizing activist work that exists to stir the sleeping to wake.

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

October 4, 2012
John Anderson
Wall Street Journal
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A very potent movie.

Full Review Source: Wall Street Journal

October 4, 2012
Mark Jenkins
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Jarecki's documentary assembles [its arguments] deftly, with much help from former crime reporter David Simon, who left the Baltimore Sun to become the auteur of such mean-streets TV dramas as The Wire.

Full Review Source: NPR

October 4, 2012
Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News
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An empathetic, if not entirely persuasive, look at an ongoing national dilemma.

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

October 4, 2012
Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
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Jarecki demonstrates all the ways that the ''war'' has become futile in The House I Live In, but also how it is now an unstoppable industry, with privatized prisons run as economic engines.

Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: A

October 3, 2012
David Fear
Time Out New York
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Whenever the film focuses more on Jarecki's hand-wringing than deconstructing the war itself, you wish someone would have looked the filmmaker in the eye and just said no.

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

October 2, 2012
Melissa Anderson
Village Voice
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What's riveting and attention grabbing in Jarecki's recapitulations of failed policy are some of the talking heads he has assembled ...

Full Review Source: Village Voice

October 2, 2012
John DeFore
Hollywood Reporter
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Powerful doc argues that the War on Drugs needs a dramatic rethinking.

Full Review Source: Hollywood Reporter

February 10, 2012
Peter Debruge
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A ballsy mix of interviews and editorializing that's daring enough to question a costly crackdown that has long had the public's support.

Full Review Source: Variety

January 26, 2012
Noel Murray
AV Club
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Much of the information in the movie will be familiar to anyone with any passing knowledge of the subject, but Jarecki's comprehensiveness and passion sell this story, scoop or no.

Full Review Source: AV Club | Original Score: B+

January 23, 2012
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