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Generation Iron Reviews

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Nicole Herrington
New York Times
September 19, 2013
For a documentary about extreme discipline, the filmmakers lack restraint: the movie, about 20 minutes too long, undercuts much of its own momentum.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
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Joe Neumaier
New York Daily News
September 19, 2013
The oversized men who compete for the title of Mr. Olympia in this illuminating documentary are articulate and serious-minded, with some muscling through adversity to find a way to their dreams.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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Sean O'Connell
Washington Post
September 19, 2013
"Iron" opens a window to an exclusive club and gives valuable insight into a small, dedicated and proudly unique community.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Gary Goldstein
Los Angeles Times
September 19, 2013
Yudin's deft cameras admiringly capture these iconically sculpted men without overly objectifying them, should the prospect of eyeballing all that posing-strapped beef give any potential viewers pause.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
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Ernest Hardy
Village Voice
September 17, 2013
A gorgeous meditation on age-old existential concerns.