Taxi to the Dark Side Synopsis
Filmmaker Alex Gibney examines the beating death of an Afghan cabdriver at an Air Force base.
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San Francisco Chronicle

A rage-inducing expose.
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100

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
This movie does not describe the America I learned about in civics class, or think of when I pledge allegiance to the flag. Yet I know I...
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91

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Where "No End" is cool and measured, Taxi is hot, anguished, and sometimes as difficult to watch as pictures of torture ought to be.
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88

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
The film quickly becomes one of the most powerful, carefully researched investigations of the moral-legal side effects of current American...
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88

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
So disturbing, on so many levels.
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88

TV Guide

By Ken Fox
What one interviewee calls a "fog of ambiguity" surrounding what was and wasn't officially authorized shielded superior officers and key...
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88

Charlotte Observer

By Lawrence Toppman
Gibney also made the Oscar-nominated "Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room," and he gets remarkable access to people you wouldn't expect to...
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75

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Alex Gibney's forceful documentary starts with a single tragedy: the torture of an Afghani prisoner at Bagram Air Base. By the time it's...
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70

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Taxi to the Dark Side adds something new to our awareness -- interviews with soldiers who served as interrogators in Afghanistan, and in...
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

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In the end, this passionate indictment of present U.S. policies stirs both sadness and outrage.
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VERY MOVING... REPEATS PREVIOUS DOCS B4 IT

By RGU808
More on the attrocoties of our country holding thousands of detainees without due process. I rented a documentary on ABU GHRAIB that already covered a bulk of what was presented in this film, but it...

no way i

By poopy101
no way i think it stinks...

A Tough Wacth.

By shawnb78
This was a very well made do***entary that was evry hard to watch. I am very middle of the road politically, I am a veteran, and I am very sorry for how the government handles certain things. It was...

Absoute power ******* *********...

By md_emory
We are going to get enough of not having anyone police our actions as a country - nod and wink... Happens through out history constantly....

Just Wrong

By maranellofellow550
I don't care who you are. If this movie doesn't offend you, you need to recheck your morality. To critisize you're country is one thing, but for a film maker to create such slander against our...

crap

By timmy
indeed...crap....

Taxi to the Dark Side review

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Rated R | For disturbing images and content involving torture and graphic nudity