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Chasing Madoff Reviews

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May 1, 2012
When the officials getting paid to do the job failed miserably in their duties, it was the crazy guy who stood as the public's last and only line of defense
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
September 15, 2011
Prosserman wisely skirts the esoterica of high finance, though he cleverly uses good visual devices to suggest the shocking scope of Madoff's crimes.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
September 12, 2011
Well constructed but standard-brand "outrage doc."
September 8, 2011
If you're wondering why so many people are cynical about Wall Street, the government and the system in general, "Chasing Madoff" tells you.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
September 8, 2011
If you want a factual primer on Madoff's crimes, you should look elsewhere. But as a portrait of an unusual man, 'Chasing Madoff' is flawed but fascinating.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
September 8, 2011
Chasing Madoff argues that Bernie Madoff was more typical of systemic abuses than deviant.
September 1, 2011
A profile of Ponzi-scheme whistle-blowers who tried, for a decade, to interest the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in Bernie Madoff's transparent and ruinous fraud scheme.
Full Review | Original Score: B
August 30, 2011
The hero has a colorless, off-rhythm voice, dead eyes, disorderly hair. He's not, we gather, an imaginative man, but, a religious Greek Orthodox and a former Army officer, he's propelled by a strong sense of rectitude, an ethos of duty.
August 27, 2011
Markopolos goes on and on. . to seem monomaniacal. . . that any rational major investor should have suspected [but] he deserves his victory lap.
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
August 26, 2011
'Madoff' Gripping Tale of SEC Malfeasance
Full Review | Original Score: B plus
August 26, 2011
A story as compelling as any detective yarn with an arrogant bad guy who could have come right from Hollywood and a real-life hero on his tail.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
August 25, 2011
This gripping look at dogged but ignored Bernie Madoff whistleblower Harry Markopolos should fuel even more outrage against those charged with oversight who lazily, greedily overlooked what became one of history's biggest financial swindles.
August 24, 2011
Jeff Prosserman's riveting doc takes a question that haunted the Bernie Madoff scandal - how did he fool everyone for so long? - and answers it with a decisive ''He didn't.''
Full Review | Original Score: B+
August 24, 2011
Not that Chasing Madoff isn't a movie with an important subject. But Markopolos' central role in the film can make it a chore to watch.
August 23, 2011
Jeff Prosserman's film paints an arresting portrait of financial corruption so widespread that it infiltrates vast international networks, governmental regulatory bodies, and the U.S. media.
August 22, 2011
A fascinating account of an unassuming hero's harrowing ordeal during a decade-long effort to bring the truth about Bernie Madoff to light.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
August 15, 2011
Ponzi master Madoff muted whistleblower Harry Makopolis' blasts for decades, as shown in this dark documentary intrigue that filmmaker Jeff Prosserman cloaks in film noir style.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
May 3, 2015
Eventually it starts to feel like a parody of an Errol Morris film.
January 22, 2013
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
January 22, 2013
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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