Battle in Seattle Reviews

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September 19, 2008
It's like a class play by the Students for a Democratic Society.
September 19, 2008
But a drama is only as convincing as its characters. The people awkwardly forced together in Battle in Seattle are rhetorical mouthpieces tied to the sketchy plotlines of a so-so Hollywood ensemble movie.
September 18, 2008
puppet characters spout pabulum and orate to the skies
September 17, 2008
Townsend smothers any sense of global immediacy by covering the action with a frayed patchwork of melodramatic coincidences,
September 14, 2008
Fictionalized drama frustrates, rather than facilitates, understanding about the 1999 World Trade Organization (WTO) protests in Battle to Seattle.
March 29, 2008
Watching it is like being jabbed in the belly with a police baton, and not in a good way.
January 18, 2008
What began as an insightful study of how things went so horribly wrong at this event becomes yet another saccharine drama about fighting the power.
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