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Uncovered: The War on Iraq Reviews

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January 12, 2005
This is chilling stuff, worthy of the most cunning of fictional thrillers but all too horrifyingly real...
October 25, 2004
Basically preaching to the choir, of course. But that doesn't mean that the sermon isn't one that needs to be heard.
Full Review | Original Score: B
October 8, 2004
You have to question any movie that feels compelled to spend the last 5 minutes justifying itself as each expert explains why it was their patriotic duty to make this movie.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
October 7, 2004
Packs a powerful punch if you're ready for a lesson in foreign policy.
Read More | Original Score: C+
October 7, 2004
Needs to be seen.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
October 7, 2004
Made up of almost nothing but talking heads, and no matter how cogent their statements, it makes for a pretty static movie that's unlikely to engage anyone opposed to its point of view.
Read More | Original Score: C+
October 1, 2004
Condoleeza Rice says: "Saddam Hussein cavorts with terrorists."
October 1, 2004
It should also be required viewing for thoughtful hawks; Greenwald's restrained approach won't insult their intelligence, and will give them plenty to chew over.
Full Review| Original Score: 3/4
September 24, 2004
This feature actually is better suited as an episode of PBS' Frontline than as a theatrical release.
Full Review| Original Score: 2/4
September 23, 2004
Despite its slant, the movie offers some illuminating details, and director Robert Greenwald constructs a solid argument that the Iraq war was driven more by expedient politics than facts.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/5
September 16, 2004
Unrolls like an American tragedy...If you thought Fahrenheit 9/11 burned the Bush administration, Uncovered pours gasoline on the flames.
September 11, 2004
Director Greenwald backs up his claim that the media acted like Bush administration lap dogs in covering the lead-up to a bogus war.
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September 10, 2004
Uncovered: The War on Iraq is like a trial lawyer's summation during a lengthy case in which allegations are familiar but their full context is not.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
September 10, 2004
Any person voting in this year's presidential election owes it to America's future to see this film.
Read More | Original Score: B
September 10, 2004
Uncovered has no interest in explaining the Bush administration's case for war for them: This is the prosecution's argument, and it is extremely well-made.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
September 9, 2004
This documentary makes an effective argument that isn't likely to spur much debate, despite the efforts of the filmmakers to do just that.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
September 9, 2004
Nothing in Uncovered: The War on Iraq will change your opinion, but it may give you bullet points to back up your cocktail-party arguments.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
September 6, 2004
If you've ever wondered why we got into the Iraq war and what still faces us there, this is the film that can explain it to you (even if you agree with Bush's policies).
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
September 3, 2004
There is nothing new in Robert Greenwald's sobering doc.
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
August 30, 2004
Clearheaded, practical and plenteous in evidence but smart and confident enough not to berate you.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
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