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Offshore Reviews

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May 25, 2009
By painting the downsized as a bunch of racist grotesques, Cheklich does a disservice to those Americans threatened with the very real prospect of suffering layoffs.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
May 27, 2009
Michigan-based filmmaker Diane Cheklich's insipid, cheapjack dramedy -- about a flagging company's decision to outsource -- isn't potent enough to even be called a lukewarm-button movie.
May 29, 2009
Has an initially intriguing plot that's quite timely, but ultimately falls flat as a drama, socioeconomic critique and comedy with an unfocused screenplay that's often jejune and contrived.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.0/10
May 29, 2009
What's cobbled together in Diane Cheklich's harebrained feature is a mishmash of desperate clichés and over-the-top depictions of Americans as vile, lazy recalcitrants who gleek racial epithets after each swig from a cheap beer or an oversized coffee mug.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
May 29, 2009
Hampered by a script that veers from infantile to ugly and a director who doesn't know when to say "cut."
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
May 29, 2009
...we get a in depth look into Italian politics. But, you don't need to be familiar with that country's volatile recent years to enjoy a fine piece of filmmaking.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
May 28, 2009
Dark comedy about the effects of outsourcing on an American call center about to lose its jobs to Mumbai. The film offers no pat solutions to a problem that faces workers everywhere, but it does challenge us to think about a system that is involved in a r
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