Z Reviews

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January 18, 2013
It is a great film for many reasons, not the least of which is that it can be enjoyed as a political thriller as well as a political statement.
November 18, 2011
November 17, 2011
January 15, 2010
It's hard to overstate the impact that this Oscar-winning procedural thriller had in 1969, on a world roiling in political activism, repression, and discord.
July 10, 2009
Z, whose title is a stand-in for the Greek word zei ('he lives'), takes us back to where that fascination all began for Costa-Gavras and shows us that, for the rest of us, it hasn't ever really ended.
April 23, 2009
In its slick cinematic urgency and its outrage, Z still has the power to shake you up.
July 10, 2018
There is a snapping-up of glib trifles which somewhat undercuts the gravity of Z's overt pretensions.
November 17, 2011
December 8, 2009
Required viewing for any lover of political thrillers.
December 6, 2009
... thrilling, compelling, run through with vivid supporting characters and narrative twists and turns that have the dramatic punch of fiction even when based on real events.
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