8 Murders a Day - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

8 Murders a Day Reviews

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Gary Goldstein
Los Angeles Times
January 5, 2012
[Although it's] somewhat repetitive and not terribly well-organized, it shines an important light on what the filmmaker deems "the greatest human rights disaster in the world today."
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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Ronnie Scheib
June 7, 2011
A morbidly fascinating topic that receives regrettably clumsy treatment.
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Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News
May 20, 2011
Though underdeveloped, Charlie Minn's passionate look at Mexico's saddest city is indisputably moving.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times
May 19, 2011
Pointing the finger at neoliberalism, American drug laws and a general disinterest in "the extermination of the poor," Mr. Minn creates a scattered but thought-provoking diatribe.
| Original Score: 4/5
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Kerry Lengel
Arizona Republic
March 2, 2011
Bowden's devastatingly casual assessments give the film much of its punch, but, ultimately, the barrage of simple assertions fails to cohere into an argument.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5