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Eichmann Reviews

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Mike Hale
New York Times
November 12, 2010
Mr. Kretschmann holds your attention through each whining complaint and bland denial. His character may be banal, but his portrayal is the only thing that keeps you watching.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
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Ella Taylor
Village Voice
November 9, 2010
Robert Young's well-intentioned dramatic re-enactment is burdened by sepia-period accessorizing, laborious flashbacks, spurious comparisons, and the downright bizarre casting of Franka Potente and Stephen Fry.
Doris Toumarkine
Film Journal International
November 1, 2010
Sincere, handsomely produced rendition of real-life encounter...amounts to an engaging drama seasoned by a dollop of soft-core titillation. History buffs, especially, among the upscale art-house crowd won't be disappointed.
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Robert Koehler
Variety
November 1, 2010
Dry, detached and mechanical.
Chuck Bowen
Slant Magazine
October 31, 2010
Eichmann could be just another bland program you flip through on the way to the History Channel as you crack open your third beer.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
Mark Keizer
Boxoffice Magazine
October 29, 2010
Feels the burden of history so heavily that it's effectively smothered by it.
| Original Score: 1.5/5
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Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times
October 28, 2010
Eichmann is illuminating, comprehensive, richly detailed and timelessly important - but also ponderous.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Andrew L. Urban
Urban Cinefile
October 9, 2010
A subject that will never be forgotten: the Holocaust. Eichmann, its chief organiser, is the closest we can get to Hitler himself in this, and the sordid details of his army days have enormous relevance
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