Death of a President Synopsis
A fictionalized account of a 2007 assassination of President George W. Bush.
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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...
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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...
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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,...
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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 --...
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