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Jim Lane
Sacramento News & Review
May 12, 2006
Strathairn's performance is uncanny, and the 1950s period detail is spot-on.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Bruce Bennett
Spectrum (St. George, Utah)
March 19, 2006
The film's tight shots and incessant cigarette smoke don't give the material or the audience much room to breathe.
Full Review | Original Score: C
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis
February 28, 2006
Today, history records Edward R. Murrow as a towering journalist and Senator McCarthy as a sniveling tyrant. Don't you love it when history gets it right.
Full Review | Original Score: 9/10
Joe Utichi
February 25, 2006
One of this year's most powerful films.
| Original Score: 5/5
Peter Bradshaw
February 18, 2006
It is all outstandingly performed and photographed.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
David Edwards
Daily Mirror (UK)
February 17, 2006
George Clooney is emerging as one of America's bravest, boldest filmmakers. And with this highly-charged political thriller, he's also emerging as one of its very best.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
JoBlo's Movie Emporium
February 17, 2006
If you enjoy that sort of thing, this one makes its points, short and sweet, and looks good, while doing so.
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
Enrique Buchichio
Uruguay Total
February 16, 2006
Un valioso testimonio sobre una época controversial (con inquietantes referencias a la actual política de Estados Unidos), filmado en extraordinario blanco y negro y con estupenda labor de David Strathairn.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Paul Arendt
February 14, 2006
A clever, quietly spoken little movie and a great pleasure to watch.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Dan Marcucci and Nancy Serougi
Broomfield Enterprise
February 13, 2006
...I expected a parade float for
Full Review
February 7, 2006
An admirable film; it tells an important story, and it's stoked with obvious conviction.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Mark Sells
Oregon Herald
February 5, 2006
Methodically and purposefully demonstrates the importance of impartial journalism.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Pablo Villaça
Cinema em Cena
February 4, 2006
... mais do que um filme interessante e eficiente; é uma lição cívica como aquelas que o próprio Murrow se encarregava de ministrar em seu programa.
| Original Score: 4/5
Adrian MacKinder
Future Movies UK
February 4, 2006
The film slowly draws the audience into the drama with utter conviction.
Full Review | Original Score: 9/10
Sean McBride
Sean the Movie Guy
February 2, 2006
one of the most thoughtful, impassioned and best films of the year.
Full Review| Original Score: 3.5/4
Michael W. Phillips, Jr.
Goatdog's Movies
January 15, 2006
Strathairn gives a sly, quiet, unfussy performance as Murrow that sneaks up on you.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Alex Sandell
Juicy Cerebellum
January 12, 2006
An admirable piece of work that takes a bold stand -- not just against events of the past, but events of the present. Hopefully, in the process, it can save the future.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
Luke Y. Thompson
January 4, 2006
Sometimes conservatives are right - critics will praise a movie purely because it agrees with their politics
Jon Niccum
Lawrence Journal-World
December 23, 2005
When Murrow cautions viewers they should 'not be driven by fear into an age of unreason,' the film seems more culturally relevant than anything playing at the multiplex.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Kevin N. Laforest
Montreal Film Journal
December 19, 2005
Dense, direct and digression-free.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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