High Tech, Low Life 2013

High Tech, Low Life

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Two Chinese bloggers are a contrast in styles; one uses the medium for self-promotion, the other seeks justice for the poor.

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  • Maing's own camera captures the busy, rich and revealing life around them, with interested openness and visual intelligence.

    August 19, 2013 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…
  • "High Tech, Low Life" (not a good title) has a nice easy rhythm. It feels neither hurried nor emphatic.

    April 4, 2013 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…
  • An engaging study of the disparate characters who are drawn to speak out when the authorities crack the whip.

    January 9, 2013 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

    Sam Adams

    Time Out
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  • High Tech, Low Life ostensibly examines censorship of the Internet and news media in China. But the pic is driven less by its subject matter than by its two very different and utterly fascinating bloggers.

    January 9, 2013 | Full Review…

    Ronnie Scheib

    Variety
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  • We leave the film with no idea how many people are doing this in China, where these two stand within the online community, and whether state media outlets have changed at all in response to them.

    January 9, 2013 | Full Review…
  • Whatever their orientation, both men are intrepid in pursuing the truth, the consequences of which are made clear in a series of terrifying late-film crackdowns.

    January 9, 2013 | Full Review…

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