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Herman's House Reviews

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Kalvin Henely
Slant Magazine

An involving documentary that doesn't offer a convincing argument against solitary confinement for those who may not fully realize what's objectionable about it.

Full Review Source: Slant Magazine | Original Score: 2.5/4

April 16, 2013
Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter
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This moving but sketchy documentary fails to explore its provocative issues in fully satisfying fashion.

Full Review Source: Hollywood Reporter

April 18, 2013
Zachary Wigon
Village Voice
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Against the prospect of unhappy endings, the human spirit still strives.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

April 16, 2013
Jenna Scherer
Time Out New York
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It's an absorbing, prickly tale, which Bhalla doesn't tell as coherently as he could have-oddly fitting, considering this is a story about frustrated ambitions and unfulfilled potential.

Full Review Source: Time Out New York | Original Score: 3/5

April 16, 2013
Farran Smith Nehme
New York Post
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Bhalla builds a damning picture of what's happening to Wallace. But he avoids pure rant ...

Full Review Source: New York Post | Original Score: 3.5/4

April 19, 2013
Avi Offer
NYC Movie Guru

A very poignant doc that celebrates the genuine virtues of compassion, friendship.

Full Review Source: NYC Movie Guru | Original Score: 7.45/10

May 10, 2013
Kam Williams

A fascinating biopic as much about a possible miscarriage of justice as about a case of arrested development who looks like a little girl playing house with an imaginary mate.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 3/4

April 13, 2013
Peter Howell
Toronto Star
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Wallace is heard but not seen in the film, a decision by Toronto director Angad Singh Bhalla that serves art more than it does the story.

Full Review Source: Toronto Star | Original Score: 2.5/4

October 11, 2012
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

A compelling and enlightening documentary about the important role creativity can play in the pursuit of justice and the spread of compassion.

Full Review Source: Spirituality and Practice | Original Score: 5/5

April 18, 2013
John Anderson
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A portrait of an invisible man, Herman's House is a raised voice in the constitutional debate over solitary confinement.

Full Review Source: Variety

May 8, 2012
Stephen Holden
New York Times
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Although this documentary has a powerful political subtext, it is best described as a conceptual art piece about confinement, attached to a dual biography of the artist and the prisoner.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 3.5/5

April 18, 2013

What drives the film is artist Jackie Sumell's relationship with [Angola 3 member Herman] Wallace.

Full Review Source: JWR | Original Score: 4/5

May 17, 2012
Adam Nayman
Globe and Mail
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Herman's House is conventionally produced, but it does right by its two uncommon subjects.

Full Review Source: Globe and Mail | Original Score: 3/4

October 12, 2012
Maria Garcia
Film Journal International

Herman's House shows off the talents of several young principal crew members, and that of the director who makes his documentary feature debut, but it lacks the gravitas of human-rights filmmaking.

Full Review Source: Film Journal International

April 16, 2013
Mark Jenkins
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The contrasting demeanors of its two main characters give Herman's House its spark, but the movie has some pungent moments without them.

Full Review Source: NPR

April 18, 2013
Louis Proyect

Reminiscent in some ways of the Damien Nichols story but more about a father-daughter relationship. It also shows what a gifted conceptual artist can do, making the Whitney Biennial look like a bit of a joke.

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April 19, 2013
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