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The Atomic Cafe Reviews

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Top Critic
Geoff Andrew
Time Out
February 9, 2006
The film fails to offer even the barest social context for its material.
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
July 26, 2002
| Original Score: 4/5
Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com
July 26, 2002
Shocking, sobering, hilarious and insightful. You'll never look at nuclear war the same way!
| Original Score: 5/5
Christopher Null
Filmcritic.com
March 14, 2002
Strikes a middle ground between surrealism and pop culture.
| Original Score: 3/5
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice
March 27, 2004
| Original Score: 3/5
John A. Nesbit
Old School Reviews
September 26, 2001
The Atomic Cafe captures the Atomic Age and the resulting Cold War better than any documentary
Full Review | Original Score: B
Douglas Pratt
DVDLaser
July 21, 2006
The film is not completely fair but it does convey a reasonably accurate sense of one aspect of the social consciousness following the War
| Original Score: 3/5
Derek Smith
Apollo Guide
July 9, 2002
| Original Score: 86/100
Ryan Cracknell
Movie Views
August 5, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
Elias Savada
Nitrate Online
October 13, 2002
| Original Score: 4/5
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
August 4, 2010
One of the most trenchant, bitter and horrific looks at the 'atomic' and Cold War era.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Brandon Judell
PopcornQ
August 23, 2003
| Original Score: 4/5
Top Critic
Vincent Canby
New York Times
August 30, 2004
Deserves national attention.
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com
June 17, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com
January 8, 2013
This poignant, often funny docu consists of revelatory clips used by the government as propaganda about the Atomic Bomb.
Full Review | Original Score: B

Film Threat
December 16, 2003
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5

Film Threat
December 6, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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