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Ace in the Hole (The Big Carnival) Reviews

Chuck Bowen
Slant Magazine
May 13, 2014
As relevant and daring as ever, Ace in the Hole is Billy Wilder's definitive expression of his master theme of vice as the most reliable and trustworthy gauge of reality.
Bill Gibron
PopMatters
August 21, 2007
Like all great Hollywood classics, Ace in the Hole reverberates with an energy that expertly compliments its material, rendering even the most ordinary sequences visceral and dramatically intriguing.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk
August 18, 2007
one of the sharpest and smartest, not to mention cruelest, skewerings of journalism, American culture, and the base human desire to exploit tragedy ever committed to film
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
Sean Axmaker
MSN.com
July 18, 2007
Billy Wilder is the American cinema's most famous cynic, but nothing in his career is as scathing as his indictment of the American media circus...

Reel.com
July 18, 2007
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/4
Eric D. Snider
DVDTalk.com
May 10, 2006
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5