Trophy Reviews

Page 1 of 2
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.
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 14, 2017
[An] alternately alarming and frustrating film ...
September 8, 2017
A brilliant, maddening, necessary movie.
September 8, 2017
Trophy is a documentary that can make the stomach turn and the head spin.
September 7, 2017
The intimacy of the film's images and the surprising candor of its participants are disarming: Whatever your initial response, be prepared to re-evaluate.
September 7, 2017
The movie is richer in every way for its tangled sympathies. It will leave you angry, sick, and confused - but not smug.
September 7, 2017
This is no simple tale of bad hunter vs. innocent wild animal.
September 7, 2017
What's abundantly clear is that every other species on Earth is at our mercy, and that there are no easy answers when it comes to determining the most compassionate form of our so-called dominion.
September 1, 2017
Trophy is an extraordinary accomplishment, for its nuanced presentation of a very tangled issue but more importantly for its gorgeous, wrenching footage of what happens when an American pays to kill an African animal.
January 26, 2017
As easy as it would be to argue with this gentleman, Schwarz and Clusiau take the right approach-they chronicle instead of judge.
January 25, 2017
The camera moves with purpose and grace, and the lighting is always just right. By making the horror beautiful, they dare us to watch.
January 24, 2017
Trophy unearths layers of an issue much more complex than even the filmmakers initially believed.
January 21, 2017
There's too much moral ambiguity here for one doc to make sense of it all, but Trophy certainly offers much to think about.
January 21, 2017
A multifaceted look at the intersection of big business and animal-rights protection.
Page 1 of 2