Under the Wire (2018) - Rotten Tomatoes

Under the Wire (2018)




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On 13 February 2012, war-correspondent Marie Colvin and photographer Paul Conroy entered war-ravaged Syria to cover the plight of civilians trapped in besieged Homs, under attack by the Syrian army. Only one of them returned. This is their story.


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Under the Wire doesn't do enough to tease out the politics of the Syrian conflict. Worse, it fails to profile either Colvin or Conroy with anything like enough depth.

September 18, 2018 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

This is both a study of a great journalist and a great piece of journalism itself.

September 10, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

This doc gives real insight into the woman, her motivation, the mission and the murder she wanted to expose.

September 10, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

It gives heart-in-the-mouth insights into the realities of war reporting, and is a testament to the value - and the price - of great journalism.

September 9, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Colvin, then, becomes something of a guiding light in awful times, her fine legacy twofold. She was a great journalist, absolutely. But she was a greater humanitarian.

September 8, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Chris Martin's gripping and moving feature documentary tells the story of Colvin's final assignment.

September 7, 2018 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

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