4 Little Girls Reviews

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February 1, 2018
Only a filmmaker so resourceful, so entirely confident in his practiced craft, could have made such a quilt out of patches of nightmare and nostalgia -- of gospels, ghosts, and grief.
September 22, 2008
There isn't an ounce of flab or hype, and the story it tells is profoundly affecting.
May 16, 2008
A compelling, straightforward account of a deeply sorrowful and pivotal event in the civil rights movement.
January 26, 2006
The big part of Lee's film commemorates the lives of the '4 little girls' who died, through the memories of parents, siblings and friends.
January 1, 2000
There is mostly sadness and regret at the surface in 4 Little Girls, but there is anger in the depths, as there should be.
January 1, 2000
4 Little Girls brilliantly captures a moment in American history and tells an achingly painful story of injustice and family loss.
November 28, 2018
4 Little Girls is a masterpiece that needs to be seen and remembered.
August 20, 2009
Spike Lee has launched another perfectly timed counteroffensive: a calmly wrenching mix of oral history and period newsreels.
September 22, 2008
It's presented with Lee's usual intelligence and clarity as he skilfully mixes politics with moving reminders of the lives it affects.
September 22, 2008
Time and tragedy may have flattened the four girls into remote paragons of youthful virtue, but the viciousness of anti-integrationist rhetoric is palpable and should never be forgotten.
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