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Red Obsession Reviews

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Linda Barnard
Toronto Star
September 26, 2013
Despite being a rather thin, by-the-books documentary that abruptly changes course at the halfway mark, Red Obsession tells a fascinating financial tale about the rise of "wine fever" in China.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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Kenneth Turan
Los Angeles Times
September 12, 2013
"Red Obsession" gains interest as it delineates how the production and sale of first-growth Bordeaux has become the biggest of businesses and how the Chinese may or may not fit into the picture.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
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Sheila O'Malley
September 6, 2013
A film about obsession, about wine-mania, about people who live, breathe, eat, think, drink wine.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
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Nicole Herrington
New York Times
September 6, 2013
The movie raises legitimate concerns about the cultural and economic implications of status-minded overconsumption.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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Jordan Hoffman
New York Daily News
September 6, 2013
[a] probing, fascinating documentary
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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Nick Schager
AV Club
September 5, 2013
A concise portrait of not only the historic Bordeaux region of France, but also of the way its business has been impacted-for good and ill-by China's emergence as a superpower.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
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Pete Vonder Haar
Village Voice
September 4, 2013
The doc affords us a look into a world rarely seen by the lumpenproletariat ...
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Keith Uhlich
Time Out
September 3, 2013
The reliance on talking-head testimonials leaves a weak aftertaste.
Read More | Original Score: 3/5