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The Flaw Reviews

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Anthony Quinn
Independent (UK)
June 3, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
David Hughes
Empire Magazine
May 30, 2011
A bold attempt to tackle the labyrinthine issues that caused the financial crisis, but Sington's doc doesn't quite hit the mark.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Emma Dibdin
Total Film
May 23, 2011
Sington tackles the unenviable task of making economic theory digestible to Joe public by interspersing talking heads with punchy animations that illustrate without patronising, though the jargon quotient remains high.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Christopher Long
Movie Metropolis
May 1, 2012
(The film) makes a series of points rather than an argument... Think of it as a Festivus-style airing of grievances.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
Allan Hunter
Daily Express (UK)
June 3, 2011
An entertaining and accessible overview of the 2008 meltdown.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Nigel Andrews
Financial Times
June 1, 2011
The Flaw presents the holocaust that was the housing bubble.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall
June 4, 2011
It's a lucid, gripping doc.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
David Edwards
Daily Mirror (UK)
June 3, 2011
A film that informs and outrages in equal measure.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
Philip French
June 5, 2011
David Parkinson
Radio Times
June 2, 2011
For anyone who has ever wondered how so many supposedly brilliant minds brought the global economy to the brink of meltdown in 2007, David Sington's documentary is essential viewing.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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