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Fired! Reviews

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John Anderson
Newsday
February 1, 2007
Gurwitch examines what it is about being sacked that gnaws so angrily at the American mentality and how a country that once held the promise of lifelong employment now offers perpetual insecurity.
| Original Score: 3/4
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Andrew O'Hehir
Salon.com
January 30, 2007
The result is generous-spirited, often funny and occasionally striking.
Jason Anderson
eye WEEKLY
January 30, 2007
The film version makes a sincere if scattershot effort to exorcise its subjects' feelings of hurt and embarrassment through the healing power of comedy.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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Michelle Orange
Village Voice
January 30, 2007
While 'maybe it's for the best' proved happily prophetic for her actor pals, those words of comfort sound more like a clueless bromide when you consider the 30,000 people laid off in Lansing after the film wrapped.
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Joe Leydon
Variety
January 30, 2007
A free-wheeling, first-person docu that recalls early efforts of Michael Moore.
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John DeFore
Hollywood Reporter
January 30, 2007
Documentarians Chris Bradley and Kyle Labrache keep things moving at a nice pace while indulging Gurwitch's possibly too frequent attempts to tie the expanding film in to the event that inspired it.
Kam Williams
BlackFilm.com
January 21, 2007
The basic message here is that everybody gets fired at some time during their careers, and that being able to laugh at yourself might be the best medicine to deal with that trauma.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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