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Outrage Reviews

January 6, 2012
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
December 9, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
December 9, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
June 10, 2009
Dick takes aim after those who are more than happy to legislate your sex life, just so long as it doesn't curtail their own.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
June 4, 2009
Outrage succeeds as activism, but it excels as a window into certain political psyches.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
May 29, 2009
[A] passionate, engaging, but sometimes irresponsible exposť.
May 29, 2009
The film's pretty good about saying why so much in the culture encourages a political life in the closet, either tacitly or directly. But even The Advocate had a problem with calling it a brilliantly orchestrated conspiracy.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
May 14, 2009
As always, Dick brings passion and immediacy to what's essentially a series of talking heads; his position on the issue is clear and powerfully argued.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
May 14, 2009
There is an undercurrent of anger coursing through Outrage, but the anger is unusually restrained and eloquent.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
May 8, 2009
As public officials, do closeted politicians deserve to be outed? The targets of Kirby Dick's provocative documentary are branded by their hypocrisy, making them -- in the eyes of those represented here -- fair game.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
May 8, 2009
It's a film that will cause a lot of talk, but its most compelling aspects are not its most obvious ones.
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
May 8, 2009
Hypocrisy? Your call.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
May 8, 2009
It would be nice if the film had less of [McGreevey] and even more on some of its lying politicians. And was willing to entertain, at least for a moment, the idea that other motives might be at work than simple, internalized self-hatred.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
May 8, 2009
Outrage is essential viewing -- a film that offers a window into modern politics, and the political obstacles faced by gays and lesbians around the country.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
May 8, 2009
This indignant and methodical documentary offers a lot of insight into the ideology and psychology of present-day political homophobia.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/5
May 7, 2009
This film is a muckraking provocation whose time has come.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
May 7, 2009
Despite its title, Outrage is calm, riveting, and provocative, taking pride in officials who come out and and taking aim at those who remain closeted.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
May 7, 2009
A crisp, efficient, sometimes petty but often infuriating documentary about alleged gay politicians who actively campaign and vote against gay rights.
May 7, 2009
After a relatively dry beginning, the film builds in passion and intensity until attaining a stirring cumulative power.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
May 7, 2009
Outrage more than lives up to its title and should spark vociferous debate.
May 6, 2009
You'd expect a documentary about closeted gay politicians who hide their sexuality behind virulently antigay voting records to be a diatribe. But Kirby Dick's furious, deft, revealing film is 
humane enough to separate the sinner from the sin.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
May 6, 2009
Outrage isn't after punitive embarrassment, but the gloves definitely come off.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/6
May 5, 2009
Dick approaches his subject with little of the self-righteous effrontery of Michael Moore or Bill Maher, instead maintaining a modicum of objective distance and even mustering a certain sympathy for both the accuser and the accused.
May 1, 2009
Auds, regardless of their politics, will find Kirby Dick's filmentertaining, brisk, visually interesting and perhaps even thrilling.