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Big Boys Gone Bananas!* Reviews

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Serena Donadoni
October 27, 2012
Frustration, fear and anger are palpable throughout Big Boys Gone Bananas!* even though Fredrik Gertten approaches the heated rhetoric with a cool head.
Full Review | Original Score: A
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Dave Calhoun
Time Out
September 18, 2012
Compelling and often shocking.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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Sheri Linden
Los Angeles Times
August 3, 2012
An eye-opening look at the way the U.S. media fell lockstep behind Dole's claims.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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Simon Abrams
Village Voice
July 31, 2012
The film's protests of censorship ring hollow given its selective version of the truth.
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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times
July 26, 2012
A provocative look at what can happen when corporate power takes aim at independent film.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/5
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Andrew Schenker
Time Out
July 24, 2012
An occasionally fascinating, if ultimately reductive, showdown between First Amendment rights and corporate power.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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John Anderson
February 2, 2012
A David-and Goliath story that delves into corporate scare tactics, legal effrontery, brand protection, media manipulation, online propagandizing and craven behavior.
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Nathan Rabin
AV Club
January 21, 2012
Big Boys Gone Bananas!* makes a damning case against Dole as a corporate bully eager to silence criticism, but it raises troubling questions about the veracity of its own case it frustratingly has no interest in answering.
Full Review | Original Score: C+