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This Divided State Reviews

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July 27, 2007
Full Review | Original Score: high +1 out of -4..+4
March 28, 2007
The approach to recording the story is everything its subjects aren't.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
March 1, 2007
Vivid, dramatic stuff.
February 8, 2006
The intensity of the opposition and the deep fissures it revealed in the fabric of American civil discourse are still astonishing.
November 17, 2005
If there's a weakness here, it's that there's no challenge whatsoever in making a closed-minded right-wing nutcase look crazy
October 8, 2005
An interesting and anger inducing documentary.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/5
September 8, 2005
It's a discomfiting film, bringing up all the ugly emotion of last year's electoral shouting match, concentrated in one town in one state and in one short 88-minute film.
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
September 2, 2005
As boisterous as it is sobering.
August 27, 2005
Greenstreet's film works as yet another painful reminder of the death of political discourse.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
August 24, 2005
Compelling, intriguing, utterly absorbing.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
August 23, 2005
A hard-hitting documentary about the heated nature of the cultural wars in America and the hallowedness of free speech.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
August 19, 2005
No matter where you stand, This Divided State has a patriotic, galvanizing effect.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
August 19, 2005
It's a brave and highly commendable effort that's chock-full of chilling moments.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/5
August 19, 2005
The 25-year-old filmmaker takes no sides himself. Wisely, he allows folks of all opinions to put their feet in their mouths all by themselves.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
August 19, 2005
[It] plays like the ultimate anti-travelogue.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
August 18, 2005
Raw, chaotic and engagingly eager, This Divided State juxtaposes candid interviews with scenes of unrest as Mr. Greenstreet rushes gamely from one hot spot to another.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
August 15, 2005
[Captures] a part of the story that was overlooked by most media: the spirited discussions among students who suddenly realized they had a stake in their nation's politics.
Full ReviewRead More | Original Score: 3/4
August 13, 2005
A sobering documentary about how divided we have become as a people.
August 11, 2005
Frequently funny, sometimes sad, often electrifying.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
August 9, 2005
Competent, surprisingly cohesive and coherent and it does its best to tell all sides of the story.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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