Trophy Reviews

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December 25, 2018
However, the new documentary, Trophy...suggests that not only is the issue of hunting vs. conservationism not so black-and-white, but that the two [are] intertwined.
August 26, 2018
In the style of a Louis Theroux documentary, Trophy's filmmakers give us extensive insight into the hunters' reasoning for doing things some of us might think cruel and even disgusting.
February 25, 2018
The stakes are high, so it's worth considering all points of view. Thanks to the even-handed, illuminating approach of directors Christina Clusiau and Shaul Schwarz ... , we can.
December 8, 2017
Trophy is not a pleasant experience, but it is necessary.
November 20, 2017
In an account full of eye-opening scenes, the film gives us a knotty, balanced idea of the moral quandaries involved.
November 20, 2017
Trophy should be mandatory viewing in spite of its narrative presentation.
November 19, 2017
Your blood will curdle and boil.
November 19, 2017
The film gives voice to the commercial case for breeding and hunting, which feels at odds with the emotive way these kills are positioned.
November 17, 2017
If 'Blue Planet II' is a bit too touchy-feely for you, this hard-hitting doc should do the trick.
November 17, 2017
A powerful film, but also sometimes very tough to watch.
November 17, 2017
Shaul Schwarz and Christina Clusiau's disturbing documentary digs into the murk of the African big-game trade with candour and even-handedness.
November 16, 2017
It's a film to raise your blood pressure.
November 14, 2017
Trophy challenges audience preconceptions, revealing the complexities of the issues at stake.
November 13, 2017
This powerful film is an absolute must for anyone looking to gain a better understanding of the issues involved.
October 14, 2017
Trophy doesn't tell you which side to pick; it's content to show you what they are.
September 28, 2017
To its credit, "Trophy" neither shames its subjects nor offers an easy solution.
September 22, 2017
Trophy presents the very definition of making a deal with the devil.
September 22, 2017
Schwarz also has made a sympathetic look at those who want to help our world and a damning study of human arrogance...
September 21, 2017
Trophy instead holds its subject right up to the light, like a diamond, so that all facets can be seen. It may not rouse the public to action, but it will give us something to ponder.
September 20, 2017
Disturbing... people say things like, "No animal raised for profit has ever gone extinct." It almost sounds reasonable, and then you watch a deep-pocketed American hunter walk up to a half-dead crocodile, shoot him in the head and yell, "Yeah, MF!"
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