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Mad City Reviews

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May 23, 2007
Mad City is a waste of your time and money.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
August 21, 2006
This simplistic and obvious expose about the manipulative power of the news media (lazily acted by Travoilta and Hoffman) is so familiar that it's not going to upset or provoke anyone.
Read More | Original Score: C
July 8, 2005
...a film of mild pleasures and mild annoyances, alternately tired and clever yet ultimately dismissible.
Full ReviewRead More | Original Score: C
December 5, 2004
'The media are vultures' is the prevailing point here, and it is not expressed in the most original or interesting of ways.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
July 14, 2003
Compelling analysis of the modern media. Somewhat obvious, but still works.
| Original Score: 4/5
January 1, 2000
A wanna-be event movie that merely reinvents the wheel.
Read More | Original Score: 1/4
January 1, 2000
Has a fairly good view of the Big Picture, but its dramatic details never come into satisfying focus.
January 1, 2000
The actors tried too hard to make something out of nothing.
Full Review | Original Score: C-
January 1, 2000
The weak material is unenthusiastically played by Dustin Hoffman and downright badly handled by John Travolta...
May 6, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
May 17, 2004
Full Review| Original Score: 6/10
February 24, 2004
| Original Score: 2/5
May 14, 2003
| Original Score: 3/4
February 8, 2003
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Top Critic
April 12, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
January 1, 2001
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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