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Cradle Will Rock Reviews

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Nell Minow
Common Sense Media
December 22, 2010
Art and politics and ideals; mature.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Emanuel Levy
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+
Brandon Judell
August 6, 2006
Bertolt Brecht is probably doing somersaults of joy in his grave or wherever his remains happen to be.
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
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
Judith Egerton
Courier-Journal (Louisville, KY)
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
Enrique Buchichio
Uruguay Total
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.
Jeanne Aufmuth
Palo Alto Weekly
May 14, 2003
| Original Score: 3.5/4
James Rocchi
November 7, 2002
Tim Robbins' New Deal theatrical fable tries hard -- too hard.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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Globe and Mail
March 19, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice
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
Jim Chastain
Norman Transcript
March 12, 2001
Good entertainment with superior acting performances and a stellar cast.
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Steve Simels
TV Guide
January 1, 2000
Stunningly cinematic and audacious on every level.
| Original Score: 4.5/5
Eric Lurio
Greenwich Village Gazette
January 1, 2000
Redgrave, the Cusak siblings and John Turturro all give exciting performances.
| Original Score: 8/10
Harvey S. Karten
January 1, 2000
A history lesson taught by a truly interesting professor.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
P. Ignatieff
January 1, 2000
An interesting and vibrant look at American theater.
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Kenneth Turan
Los Angeles Times
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
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Kevin Maynard
Mr. Showbiz
January 1, 2000
Marvelous, provocative entertainment.
Top Critic
January 1, 2000
Remarkably complex, funny and thought-provoking.
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
January 1, 2000
The unfortunate thing about the film, is that it is not terribly entertaining.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
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