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War Made Easy Reviews

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Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter
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makes its timely arguments with passion and conviction.

March 24, 2008
Matthew Nestel
Boxoffice Magazine

It's too top heavy and just not clean.

Full Review Source: Boxoffice Magazine | Original Score: 2.5/5

March 17, 2008
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

A hard-hitting documentary against the madness of war and the failure of journalists to speak truth to power.

Full Review Source: Spirituality and Practice | Original Score: 5/5

March 15, 2008
V.A. Musetto
New York Post
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Conventional and one-sided.

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

March 14, 2008
Ken Fox
TV Guide's Movie Guide

At only 73 minutes, the documentary is nowhere as detailed as Solomon's invaluable book but see it anyway, and don't get fooled again.

Full Review Source: TV Guide's Movie Guide | Original Score: 3/4

March 14, 2008
Louis Proyect
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Penetrating study of how the news media allowed themselves to be used as war propagandists in the run-up to the war in Iraq.

Full Review Source: rec.arts.movies.reviews

March 14, 2008
Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times
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War Made Easy: How Presidents & Pundits Keep Spinning Us to Death is a depressing look at political manipulation and news media compliance.

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

March 14, 2008
Kam Williams
NewsBlaze

Killing for peace cleverly compared to fornicating for virginity.

Full Review Source: NewsBlaze | Original Score: 4/4

March 12, 2008
Aaron Hillis
Village Voice
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The doc is sobering, straightforward, and a bit drab, but to the participants' credit, it's also an entirely nonpartisan endeavor.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

March 11, 2008
Eric Monder
Film Journal International

War Made Easy contributes a significant argument and does a good enough job in a limited way.

Full Review Source: Film Journal International

February 7, 2008
Mark R. Leeper
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The arguments seem worth considering and the film makes for provocative viewing.

Full Review | Original Score: 7/10

February 4, 2008
Harvey S. Karten
Compuserve

If you're a news junkie, you'll find nothing new: if not, this nicely-edited and eminently watchable doc will open your eyes.

Full Review Source: Compuserve | Original Score: B+

January 24, 2008
Sean Axmaker
Seattle Post-Intelligencer

No distractions, no theatrics, no colorful personalities, just an efficiently produced documentary with a simple, direct and compelling argument.

Full Review Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer | Original Score: B

January 10, 2008
Steven Rea
Philadelphia Inquirer
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Makes a strong case that when it comes to military action, the American public has been deceived by presidents from Lyndon Johnson on down the line to the current occupant of the White House.

Full Review Source: Philadelphia Inquirer | Original Score: 3/4

November 20, 2007
Brian Orndorf
eFilmCritic.com

War Made Easy is an engrossing bit of finger-pointing, ushering in another fascinating shade to the world's current woes, not to mention a devastating portrait of fallacy that grows stronger by the gunshot.

Full Review Source: eFilmCritic.com | Original Score: B

October 18, 2007
Colin Covert
Minneapolis Star Tribune
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While the film is intensely skeptical of the power elite, it has a refreshing faith in democracy.

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

October 4, 2007
Dennis Harvey
Variety
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Overlapping with other recent docus, pic nonetheless presents a stimulating argument.

Full Review Source: Variety

August 22, 2007

Slant Magazine
March 14, 2008
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