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Better This World Reviews

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Ann Hornaday
Washington Post
September 21, 2011
Better This World delivers a chilling depiction of loyalty, naivete, political zealotry and the post-9/11 security state.
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Robert Koehler
Variety
September 21, 2011
A case of solid journalism that happens to be cinematically interesting.
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John DeFore
Hollywood Reporter
September 21, 2011
Sharply focused and superbly put together.
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David Edelstein
New York Magazine/Vulture
September 21, 2011
Katie Galloway and Kelly Duane's nonfiction account is eerily suggestive -- and alarming.
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John Doyle
Globe and Mail
September 21, 2011
It says more than almost everything airing in the period around the 10th anniversary of 9/11.
Cynthia Fuchs
PopMatters
September 8, 2011
As Better This World puts together the pieces of Brad Crowley and David McKay's stories, it appears they weren't always aware of what was going on around them.
Chris Barsanti
Filmcritic.com
August 12, 2011
...less a case of highwire drama than a punishing stumble into a looking-glass world where criminals are made so that they can be undone.
| Original Score: 3/5
Ian Buckwalter
The Washingtonian
July 31, 2011
Better This World conveys the helplessness and hopelessness of what it's like to get caught in a system that, the film argues, values appearance over facts.
Full Review | Original Score: 8.5/10
Bill Weber
House Next Door
June 15, 2011
Katie Galloway and Kelly Duane de la Vega's documentary doesn't let its duped young crusaders entirely off the hook.
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