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Mr. Death: The Rise and Fall of Fred A. Leuchter, Jr. Reviews

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December 5, 2015
Morris provides plenty of evidence to refute Leuchter's conclusions, but he is more interested in the character of Leuchter himself, and in the workings of Leuchter's mind - which, when all is said and done, remain as mysterious as they ever were.
Pablo Villaça
Cinema em Cena
January 30, 2007
Morris, com sua habilidade narrativa habitual, conta a interessante mas incômoda história de um homem destruído pela própria ignorância.
| Original Score: 4/5
Mark Robison
Reno Gazette-Journal
October 13, 2003
Fascinating stuff.
| Original Score: 4/5
James O'Ehley
Movie Gurus
September 24, 2003
Despite its morbid subject, this documentary is far funnier than one would expect.
Joshua Tanzer
April 16, 2003
As Errol Morris shows us how this strange little man got into the execution business and Holocaust denial, we should ask ourselves: Did we create 'Mr. Death'? Is he us?
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
James Rocchi
November 7, 2002
Unsettling documentary is a gripping study of the banality of evil.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice
March 5, 2002
A bizarre documentary about the worship of technique and the dangers of self-delusion.
Tom Block
September 18, 2001
...probes at our moral and psychological blind spots, at the limited and self-reinforcing nature of our vision.
John A. Nesbit
Old School Reviews
January 1, 2000
Morris uses montages of expert testimony, neo Nazis, Holocaust activists, and forensic scientists along with wacky interview footage to give a truly intimate picture
Full Review | Original Score: B+
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
January 1, 2000
Morris' most potent film.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
Robert Strohmeyer
January 1, 2000
a valuable addition to the cultural landscape
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
David Sterritt
Christian Science Monitor
January 1, 2000
A riveting movie.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
January 1, 2000
This documentary offers one of the most pertinent looks at two highly charged emotional subjects: capital punishment and the Holocaust.
Full Review | Original Score: A
Ed Kelleher
Film Journal International
January 1, 2000
The filmmaker deftly steers the viewer through its more disturbing sequences and even finds room for his patented irony.
Michael Dequina
January 1, 2000
Errol Morris cements his reputation as the premier contemporary documentary filmmaker.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
Top Critic
Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
September 7, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: A

Film Threat
December 6, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
Emanuel Levy
June 30, 2005
| Original Score: 4/5
Ain't It Cool Movie Reviews
June 25, 2005
| Original Score: 4/5
Robin Clifford
Reeling Reviews
March 9, 2004
| Original Score: 3/5
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