Clemency Reviews

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February 5, 2019
Chukwu's film is further proof that great moviemaking is key to bringing audiences into profound, somber head spaces.
February 4, 2019
If Chukwu just wants the audience to witness Bernadine's burden, the script overplays its hand by questioning Anthony's guilty conviction.
February 1, 2019
With visual austerity and not an ounce of sentimentality, Chukwu transforms a character study into an indictment of institutionalized murder.
February 1, 2019
A mature star-driven vehicle elevated by a brilliant performance that deserves all the awards it can get.
January 31, 2019
With quiet power and austere visuals, "Clemency" captures the unbearable atmosphere of offices and corridors suffused with the stench of death.
January 28, 2019
A measured advocacy drama with the capacity to change minds.
April 3, 2019
A heavy, deliberate film... anchored by an absolutely stunning performance from Woodard.
February 14, 2019
As a character study, [Clemency] is incredible. As a study of death row, it's necessary.
February 10, 2019
To say thatAlfre Woodard is superb in the role would not be an understatement.
February 5, 2019
If you enjoy vicariously peering into the abyss, you won't find a better opportunity than Clemency.
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