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Cradle Will Rock Reviews

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Todd McCarthy
Variety
June 19, 2008
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David Ansen
Newsweek
March 31, 2008
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Andrew Sarris
New York Observer
April 27, 2007
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Time Out
June 24, 2006
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Houston Chronicle
July 21, 2005
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Jeff Strickler
Minneapolis Star Tribune
November 6, 2002
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Globe and Mail
March 19, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Hollywood Reporter
May 11, 2001
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Edward Guthmann
San Francisco Chronicle
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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Susan Stark
Detroit News
January 1, 2000
| Original Score: 3/4
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Jonathan Foreman
New York Post
January 1, 2000
A confused, unrefined agitprop movie.
| Original Score: 1.5/4
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Peter Rainer
New York Magazine/Vulture
January 1, 2000
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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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Atlanta Journal-Constitution
January 1, 2000
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J. Hoberman
Village Voice
January 1, 2000
Willfully superficial.
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Stanley Kauffmann
The New Republic
January 1, 2000
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January 1, 2000
Remarkably complex, funny and thought-provoking.
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Janet Maslin
New York Times
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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Kevin Maynard
Mr. Showbiz
January 1, 2000
Marvelous, provocative entertainment.
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Roger Ebert
At the Movies
January 1, 2000
| Original Score: 3/4
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Mike Clark
USA Today
January 1, 2000
Rock actually rocks out as one of the year's most purely entertaining movies.
| Original Score: 3/4
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John Anderson
Newsday
January 1, 2000
Robbins is so convinced of his movie's political correctness that he couldn't see its lack of dramatic cohesion or luster.
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Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly
January 1, 2000
Knows how to get audiences clapping along.
Full Review | Original Score: B
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Charles Taylor
Salon.com
January 1, 2000
Robbins has made the classic mistake of thinking that art that's persecuted for its political ideals must be good art.
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James Berardinelli
ReelViews
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4