Casting JonBenét Reviews

March 12, 2019
I'm afraid it ends up coming across as more of a gimmick than a success.
December 19, 2017
The manner in which things unfold, however, is mildly baffling, and loses sight of the original intention. Casting JonBent is not just unusual; it's straight-up weird.
August 10, 2017
The documentary aims to study the theories of regular people about the infamous unsolved 1996 case of the killing of a 6-year-old girl. But in doing so, it can't help but feel exploitative.
May 12, 2017
Scolding rather than revealing.
May 9, 2017
Docu-drama revisits notorious child murder; violence, sex.
May 1, 2017
"Casting JonBenet," is in many ways a deeply unsatisfying, even infuriating film, but I wouldn't want not to have seen it.
April 30, 2017
Casting JonBenet feels like someone gathered all their true crime friends in one room to discuss theories and then do a mock trial/live-action role-play. It's fun on the page...but it's not something everyone needs to see.
April 27, 2017
This is somewhat interesting for 30 or so minutes but grows grindingly obvious as we're reminded again and again that people have feelings and opinions, some dubious.
April 27, 2017
[A] scavenging, Errol-Morris-gone-wrong art project ...
April 27, 2017
Alas, here we are two decades later, still enthralled by a media circus that refuses to leave town.