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ZIPPER: Coney Island's Last Wild Ride Reviews

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John Beifuss
Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)

Entertaining and engrossing...

Full Review Source: Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN) | Original Score: 2.5/4

November 15, 2013
Annlee Ellingson
Los Angeles Times
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The story isn't over by the time "Zipper" ends, but Nicholson manages to close on a nostalgic, if not quite hopeful, note.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 3.5/5

August 29, 2013
Michael Nordine
L.A. Weekly
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More effective as a loving send-off than an insightful look at the so-called "tides of progress" that have led to Coney Island's slow decline.

Full Review Source: L.A. Weekly

August 28, 2013
Avi Offer
NYC Movie Guru

A gentle, informative elegy for Coney Island which will never be the same again.

Full Review Source: NYC Movie Guru | Original Score: 7.0/10

August 10, 2013
Lou Lumenick
New York Post
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"Zipper'' tells a story of a Coney Island that is still very much a work in progress, and where there seems to be no room for small-time operators like Eddie Miranda.

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

August 9, 2013
Nicolas Rapold
New York Times
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Though not terribly nuanced, a bit muddled and lacking certain perspectives, "Zipper" drives home the fragile identity of even the city's signature locales and the alarming cultural myopia of much redevelopment ...

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

August 8, 2013
Gabe Toro
The Playlist

Zipper reminds us that we must fight, but remain strong, refusing to fear the reaper.

Full Review Source: The Playlist | Original Score: B+

August 7, 2013
Jenna Scherer
Time Out New York
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Combining footage of embattled town meetings and raucous boardwalk scenes with evenhanded interviews and visualized statistics, Zipper is a compelling argument for a populist Coney Island whose days are, alas, numbered.

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

August 6, 2013
Kalvin Henely
Slant Magazine

Amy Nicholson's documentary feels warm and fuzzy about its subject, but at the same time depersonalized.

Full Review Source: Slant Magazine | Original Score: 2/4

August 5, 2013
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