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Fire In The Blood Reviews

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J. R. Jones
Chicago Reader
January 30, 2014
This infuriating documentary by Dylan Mohan Gray chronicles the long battle to make generic ARVs available to poor African countries, which big pharma resisted because cheap drugs would undermine their bloated pricing here in the U.S.
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Gary Goldstein
Los Angeles Times
September 12, 2013
Unfortunately, Dylan Mohan Gray's slow and steady exposť never quite manages the propulsive gut punch its incendiary subject demands.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
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Miriam Bale
New York Times
September 6, 2013
This virtuous stance is not unusual for issue-based documentaries, but a film with such illuminating content deserves a more artful vehicle for its moving message.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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Andrew Schenker
Time Out
September 3, 2013
Only Gray's reliance on bland visuals and recourse to the conventional talking-heads docu-template dull the power of his imperative exposť.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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Daphne Howland
Village Voice
September 3, 2013
The film's sources maintain impressive composure in relating the repeated obstructions, sophistries, and obfuscations they faced, but their frustration is palpable.
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Guy Lodge
Variety
September 3, 2013
A basically constructed but rivetingly researched examination of the global fight for affordable antiretroviral therapy against Western pharamaceutical companies.
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Trevor Johnston
Time Out
February 20, 2013
If the film sags a little under the weight of information, it never loses sight of the individual suffering and courage which makes the story so significant.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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David Rooney
Hollywood Reporter
January 22, 2013
A provocative wakeup call that presents vital evidence in the ongoing global healthcare debate.