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Uprising Reviews

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April 15, 2013
The authoritative behind-the-scenes snapshot of a watershed event in human history -- the first digital age people's revolution.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
January 11, 2013
The film goes only to Mubarak's abrupt exit, and confines the ongoing struggle over democracy in Egypt to a final title card. Still, it is a stirring piece of work.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
January 11, 2013
Ultimately, more than 800 demonstrators died amid countless displays of bravery and commitment. "Uprising" is a vital and valuable tribute to these courageous men and women - and to love of country.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
January 10, 2013
Uprising could serve as an easy-to-follow guide for American citizens on how to successfully form and implement a revolution to overthrow their government if and when it turns into a dictatorship.
Full Review | Original Score: 8.48/10
January 10, 2013
"Uprising" is a concise commemoration of a new society's birth pains.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
January 10, 2013
Powerful, ground-level documentary on the 2011 Egyptian revolution.
January 10, 2013
This important, moving event was, as we know, documented in real time, but in "Uprising" gets put into a crucial context.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
January 9, 2013
Dry presentation can't undermine the inspirational effect of tales from the Tahrir Square frontlines.
January 1, 2013
The story is uplifting but overshadowed by more recent events in Egypt.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
December 31, 2012
Works best as a document on recent history.
Full Review | Original Score: B
January 9, 2013
The docu's relatively uninflected tone rarely participates in either the excitement or irony it chronicles.
January 9, 2013
Heavy on smartphone and news footage, Uprising offers but a few slivers of new light on its subject ...
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