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Paper Clips Reviews

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December 31, 2010
Docu is the best introduction to the Holocaust for tweens.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
October 14, 2006
Interesting and frequently moving documentary but it misses several opportunities to widen the scope and make some important points.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
March 23, 2006
the message attached is genuine and worth listening to
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
October 27, 2005
Who knew a movie that seeks to remind us of one of the greatest horrors in human history could be so unintentionally hilarious?
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
October 25, 2005
Paper Clips is a nice social interest project, but not much of a documentary.
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June 1, 2005
For the documentary to shift credit to the paper-clip project as a reason for receiving the speakers is tantamount to fraud.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
May 27, 2005
Documentaries do not rise or fall on their production values ...
Read More | Original Score: B-
May 13, 2005
This is a modest film with a big heart that leaves you thinking that Anne Frank got it right: Basically people are good.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
May 11, 2005
The film is constructed simply, even amateurishly, but the power of what's being done comes through loud and clear. The material is far better than the movie.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
May 6, 2005
You have to be a pretty cynical not to be a little moved.
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
May 6, 2005
It would be easier to forgive first-timers Elliot Berlin and Joe Fab for their offenses against good documentary filmmaking if they weren't messing up such sure-fire material.
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
May 6, 2005
There's no denying the iron grip of the movie's message.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
May 6, 2005
Certainly not the tribute these kids and adults deserve.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
May 5, 2005
Somebody forgot to tell Elliot Berlin and Joe Fab that a noble cause does not a movie make.
Read More | Original Score: 1.5/5
May 5, 2005
Paper Clips is two movies: the movie its makers think it is, and the movie it actually is. One of them is pretty good.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
April 29, 2005
[A] heartfelt, if rather repetitive, documentary.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
April 27, 2005
Segments shot in hindsight pale in comparison to the actual, effective, and emotional recollections of survivors who come to Whitwell to share their past with the school.
Full Review | Original Score: B
April 26, 2005
The Tennessee middle school's story is worth hearing, but rather than a feature-length documentary, it's best suited as a short TV newsmagazine package.
Full Review | Original Score: C
April 26, 2005
You will never look at the familiar little fasteners the same way again. This is an incredible 87 minutes in a movie theater on several levels.
| Original Score: 3.5/4
April 8, 2005
Affectingly documents an example of caring, concerned students and the inspiring educators who lead them.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
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