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Jason Gorber
ScreenAnarchy
December 28, 2012
It's a testament to the supreme skills of Hegedus and Pennebaker that they managed to craft a film that so easily could have gone astray.
Full Review | Original Score: A
Christopher Long
Movie Metropolis
May 1, 2012
It's so intoxicating that sometimes it's easy forget we are, in effect, watching a couple of pitch men selling that year's newest brand of soap.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing
April 25, 2012
Illustrates in often amusing detail how the Clinton team managed to overcome petty hostilities and seize the day -- and the White House.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Top Critic
Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
September 7, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: A-
Cole Smithey
ColeSmithey.com
January 9, 2009
| Original Score: 4/5
Louis Proyect
rec.arts.movies.reviews
October 4, 2006
Politics as sporting event run by wonks. Fascinating but repellent in trademark Pennebaker-Hegedus fashion.
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com
August 12, 2005
| Original Score: 5/5
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
January 27, 2005
| Original Score: 4/5
Christopher Null
Filmcritic.com
August 1, 2004
| Original Score: 4/5
Frank Swietek
One Guy's Opinion
March 22, 2004
| Original Score: 4/5
Mike McGranaghan
Aisle Seat
March 16, 2004
| Original Score: 4/5
Rob Vaux
Flipside Movie Emporium
December 4, 2002
An invaluable record of Bill Clinton's unlikely rise to the White House.
| Original Score: 4/5
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)
October 17, 2002
| Original Score: 4/5
Jeet Thayil
Rediff.com
August 27, 2002
| Original Score: 3/5
Bob Bloom
Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)
August 22, 2002
A top documentary; behind the scenes at how a political campaign is run.
| Original Score: 3/5
David Poland
Hot Button
July 26, 2002
| Original Score: 5/5
John A. Nesbit
Old School Reviews
February 10, 2002
Backroom politics has now been exposed-a high stakes game, but no mystery.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
Top Critic
James Berardinelli
ReelViews
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Top Critic
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Marjorie Baumgarten
Austin Chronicle
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
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