Redacted Reviews

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November 17, 2011
September 7, 2011
September 22, 2008
Grant De Palma this much: At least he did not wait until 14 years after hostilities concluded to pull his catch-all war metaphor from the dark cupboard of his psyche.
March 14, 2008
War was ever a Kubrick-ian hell-ride, futile, fundamentally unheroic and de-humanising, but now it's mocked by a mad multimedia accompaniment innocent of all real ethical, moral and humanitarian value.
January 29, 2008
De Palma's made a shattering true crime feel phony
December 3, 2007
It's condescending to the audience.
September 10, 2013
Timeless and more relevant than ever in the face of permanent US war against the world, Redacted has prophetically conjured a parallel US war, targeting journalists and filmmakers. And in an ironic case of redacting the director and his film as well.
April 28, 2011
Brian De Palma's feature-length fictionalized polemic, Redacted, expresses its outrage with a ferocity that takes mainstream protest of the Iraq war into new territory.
August 27, 2009
The director's concern is deeply felt, yet it is his old obsession, the camera's unreliability, that still engages him the most
November 14, 2008
We're being manipulated, and the irony is that the filmmaker is trying to prove how manipulated we are by the various interests around the Iraq war
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