83

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
The movie IS a provocation, but not a glib or ideologically myopic one.
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75

TV Guide

By Maitland McDonagh
Given the controversy, which strongly suggested that the filmmakers had it in for President Bush, the film's biggest shocker may be how kind Range and coscreenwriter Simon Finch are to him.
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75

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Rick Groen
A masterly piece of documentary chicanery that kills George W. Bush without once pandering to his legions of ill-wishers.
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63

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
The film is cannily made.
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50

The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
As convincing as the manipulated footage of the President's death in Chicago in October 2007 is, the movie itself cannot be more unconvincing in its approach.
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50

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Turns out to be rather less than the sum of its headlines.
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50

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Though the blending of archival footage into a faux documentary is occasionally clever, ultimately it's banal and unconvincing.
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50

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
D.O.A.P. would be more effective, and more entertaining, if it took a cue from "Dr. Strangelove" and used Sterling Hayden's paranoid, quick-triggered Brig. Gen. Jack D. Ripper as the model for Cheney to get more outlandish behavior from him.
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38

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Shopworn propaganda.
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25

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Depictions of an aide talking about her hospital vigil and her words of comfort to a distraught Laura Bush are creepy and exploitative -- and borderline disgusting.
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49 out of 100
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