The Cleaners (2018) - Rotten Tomatoes

The Cleaners (2018)




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When you post something on the web, can you be sure it stays there? Enter a hidden shadow industry of digital cleaning where the Internet rids itself of what it doesn't like... violence, pornography and... political content. Who is controlling what we see and what we think?


Critic Reviews for The Cleaners

All Critics (6) | Top Critics (3)

The Cleaners prevails most by shining a light on those whose existence has all but been erased by a flawed system, all so that everyone else can still be heard on social media.

February 6, 2018 | Full Review…

The sinister tone it sets early on, with anonymous employees hiding behind monitors, flattens out into petrified despair.

January 25, 2018 | Rating: B- | Full Review…

Smart, stylish doc exposes must-discuss issues regarding the companies who dominate the internet.

January 21, 2018 | Full Review…

It's when the doc moves from the micro to the macro view that it gets less cohesive, but it still makes some vital statements in doing so.

February 11, 2018 | Rating: C+ | Full Review…

None of the ideas expressed by the interview subjects in the film are necessarily new, but they're laid out in a way that are easily accessible no matter what level of technical expertise that audience has.

January 22, 2018 | Full Review…

It is the starting point for a wide-ranging examination of complex issues surrounding freedom of speech, censorship and corporate responsibility.

January 21, 2018 | Full Review…

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