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Ronnie Scheib
May 15, 2013
This change-affirming docu's minimalist lack of polish or stylistic affect almost becomes a plus, its stark, bare-bones presentation somehow befitting the tales of abuse and incarceration so baldly proclaimed within.
Avi Offer
NYC Movie Guru
May 10, 2013
An inspiration for current convicts and as a cautionary tale for everyone else who may get tempted to go down the path of drugs and violence.
Full Review | Original Score: 8.12/10
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Daniel M. Gold
New York Times
May 10, 2013
A stark documentary by Philip F. Messina ...
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Frank Lovece
Film Journal International
May 10, 2013
While the stars' stories may raise more questions than answers, they're engaging and keep you interested. That's most of the battle with any documentary.
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Nick Schager
Village Voice
May 7, 2013
Released comes off as a series of heartfelt testimonials that, despite their sincerity, have a limited scope beyond the usual don't-do-drugs and go-to-school cautionary tales.
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