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Bulworth Reviews

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Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
September 7, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: C+
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Geoff Andrew
Time Out
June 24, 2006
It's a sharp, brave movie, a little ragged around the edges, but that's to its advantage.
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Globe and Mail
April 12, 2002
| Original Score: 2.5/4
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Kenneth Turan
Los Angeles Times
February 14, 2001
What gives Bulworth its unique character is that all this silliness is periodically punctuated by cogent, carefully thought-out mini-manifestos...
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
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USA Today
January 1, 2000
| Original Score: 3.5/4
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Janet Maslin
New York Times
January 1, 2000
Bulworth works, with both urbanity and chutzpah, by viewing political puppeteering with an all-purpose jaundiced eye.
| Original Score: 3.5/5
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Charles Taylor
Salon.com
January 1, 2000
As writer, director and star, Beatty flails all over the screen, but he's also made the only recent political satire that draws blood.
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Edward Guthmann
San Francisco Chronicle
January 1, 2000
A shrewd political observer for decades, Beatty has fashioned a hilarious morality tale that delivers a surprisingly potent, angry message beneath the laughs.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
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James Berardinelli
ReelViews
January 1, 2000
Bulworth is an angry movie, but Beatty is savvy enough to recognize that people respond better to comedies than serious "issue films," so he has camouflaged his message beneath the surface of this original, incisive satire.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
January 1, 2000
Bulworth plays like a cry of frustrated comic rage. It's about an archetypal character who increasingly seems to stand for our national mood: the guy who's fed up and isn't going to take it anymore.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
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Entertainment Weekly
May 22, 1998
Full Review | Original Score: C+
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Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader
May 22, 1998
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4