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Horns and Halos Reviews

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Chris Vognar
Dallas Morning News
July 31, 2003
A spry documentary that makes the most of two compelling characters.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
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Lisa Kennedy
Denver Post
July 25, 2003
To their credit, Hawley and Galinsky show that there are plenty of horns and halos to go around.
| Original Score: 3/4
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Kevin Crust
Los Angeles Times
July 19, 2003
A compelling documentary.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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Chuck Wilson
L.A. Weekly
July 16, 2003
Unexpectedly moving documentary.
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
July 11, 2003
Effective in presenting its portraits of these two men, Hatfield so depressed, Hicks so optimistic, but it's not successful at getting to the bottom of the cocaine charges.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Terry Lawson
Detroit Free Press
June 28, 2003
Horns and Halos benefits from serendipity but also reminds us of our own responsibility to question what is told as the truth.
| Original Score: 3/4
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Janice Page
Boston Globe
May 30, 2003
It questions whether we really live in a world that can be divided neatly into black hats and white hats. And anyway, it wonders, is the guy in the black hat always wrong?
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Michael O'Sullivan
Washington Post
May 2, 2003
A thoughtful and surprisingly affecting portrait of a screwed-up man who dared to mess with some powerful people, seen through the eyes of the idealistic kid who chooses to champion his ultimately losing cause.
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John Anderson
February 28, 2003
Saddled with an unwieldy cast of characters and angles, but the payoff is powerful and revelatory.
| Original Score: 3/4
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Lou Lumenick
New York Post
February 28, 2003
An alternately fascinating and frustrating documentary.
| Original Score: 2.5/4
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Dave Kehr
New York Times
February 27, 2003
A rich tale of our times, very well told with an appropriate minimum of means.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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Michael Atkinson
Village Voice
February 25, 2003
What emerges is not only an Underdog v. Simon Bar Sinister saga but a fascinating character study.