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Cradle Will Rock Reviews

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August 12, 2018
While writer-director Tim Robbins uses this entertaining film to touch upon capitalism and class warfare, he's mainly interested in championing artistic expression.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
December 22, 2010
Art and politics and ideals; mature.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
August 14, 2010
Art and politics collide in Tim Robbins' ambitious but not entirely successful effort to recreate a unique moment in American culture circa 1937.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
March 31, 2008
Robbins eschews leftist diatribes for a bold cartoon version of history. It's as crowded and energetic as a big parade.
August 6, 2006
Bertolt Brecht is probably doing somersaults of joy in his grave or wherever his remains happen to be.
May 26, 2006
Cradle Will Rock is a far from perfect film, but it's never less than fascinating.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
June 25, 2004
Trust writer-director Tim Robbins to know how to tickle an audience while making a political point.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
September 23, 2003
Al final, se convierte en una colorida celebración del arte como forma de expresión, como compromiso de trabajo y como medio de reivindicación de justicia.
May 14, 2003
| Original Score: 3.5/4
November 7, 2002
Tim Robbins' New Deal theatrical fable tries hard -- too hard.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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March 19, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
March 4, 2002
Cuts to the quick with its portrait of the shadow side of America where fear, greed, racial hatred, and power stifle those who believe in creativity and a fair share for all.
June 15, 2001
My companion got a BA in Music, has a Ph.D.,studied Art & Lit of the Depression, loves 30's music & STILL felt the movie was targeted to a niche more select than himself.
Full Review| Original Score: 4.5
March 12, 2001
Good entertainment with superior acting performances and a stellar cast.
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January 1, 2000
Stunningly cinematic and audacious on every level.
Read More | Original Score: 4.5/5
January 1, 2000
Redgrave, the Cusak siblings and John Turturro all give exciting performances.
Read More | Original Score: 8/10
January 1, 2000
A history lesson taught by a truly interesting professor.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
January 1, 2000
An interesting and vibrant look at American theater.
January 1, 2000
As a mixture of drama, humor and history, a mélange of seriousness and slapstick, real people and imagined characters, it definitely stands out.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
January 1, 2000
Marvelous, provocative entertainment.
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