Spiral Reviews

August 19, 2019
This timely look at the Israel/Palestine conflict is expertly constructed.
October 5, 2018
It's nice to know there are filmmakers willing to turn genres upside down to get something more interesting than the standard storyline. Spiral succeeds because it is different.
June 29, 2018
... lacks broader depth and context to raise the emotional stakes.
June 29, 2018
I doubt I'll have stronger mixed feelings about a movie this year than Laura Fairrie's documentary "Spiral"
June 24, 2018
The anecdotal, multi-narrative approach is useful in personalizing the phenomenon, but the movie still brought me up short.
June 21, 2018
"Spiral" proves a largely underwhelming look at an overwhelming problem.
June 21, 2018
"Spiral" is best in smaller-bore moments, showing how everyday lives are affected by prejudice.
June 21, 2018
"Spiral" is an informative documentary, but I wish it were a more meticulously crafted one.
June 20, 2018
Fairrie's unfocused examination of anti-Semitism illuminates little.
June 20, 2018
An off-putting and dishonest documentary about the rise of anti-Semitism in France that offers no new insights and in the end largely confirms stereotypes about Jews.