Casino Jack And The United States Of Money Reviews

March 16, 2018
A cold, cynical documentary... [Full review in Spanish]
January 29, 2011
January 29, 2011
January 29, 2011
September 16, 2010
Auds will feel info-glut over the course of the two-hour-plus film, which is hardly the desirable response for a piece of reporting on the vital issue of the corrupting effect of money in American politics.
September 12, 2010
June 4, 2010
Picture a dry PowerPoint presentation, divided into chapters with a fade-to-black screen scrawled with cutesy titles. Are we short-changed with this doc? You can bet on it.
May 27, 2010
A lot of the film is rambling. Points aren't connected very well, and it feels needlessly convoluted. Worse, the tone seems completely inappropriate. If Gibney can't take the subject of human slavery -- in the Marianas islands -- seriously, how can we?
May 14, 2010
The snarky tone, use of musical puns and jokey graphics (was Keith Olbermann an executive producer?) undermine the impact of the story.
May 13, 2010
Invokes as much mild outrage as a presentation of lobbying gone wild can. It's not exactly an earth-shattering revelation.
May 7, 2010
Ultimately, it becomes a Rorschach test of the viewer's cynicism: Does it shock you? You must not live in Washington, read the newspaper or follow politics. Are you horrified? Congratulations, and now wise up.
May 5, 2010
The big absence here is the man himself; Gibney couldn't get the jailed Abramoff on camera, either due to unwillingness or a Justice Department intervention. Whatever the reason, it's crippling.