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Stolen Seas Reviews

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January 15, 2013
This drama is couched in illuminating context ...
February 7, 2013
A documentary of such ambitious scope that you might need a remote control and a notebook to keep up with it.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
January 15, 2013
An admirably balanced, wide-ranging look at the phenomenon of Somali high-seas piracy ...
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
January 19, 2013
With his much more than meets the eye pursuit of raw unfiltered truth, Payne navigates the turbulent waters of piracy, as it has been impacted by the legacy of colonialism and rebellion, and the military hardware industry profiteering also kicking in.
January 17, 2013
Magnificent in its thoroughness and nuance, this dense, multifaceted study of Somali piracy really needs to settle down.
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
February 6, 2013
Digs deep into the subject of piracy, arguing that it's less an anachronism than a sign of the times.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
January 16, 2013
A dense, sometimes dangerous 90-minute immersion in a world where lawlessness applies to all sides and, shockingly, international shipping companies would rather pay the ransoms than address the underlying problems.
April 18, 2013
What really elevates the film ... is the crucial context that Payne provides to explain - but not justify - the pirates' actions.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
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