The New York Times

By Jeannette Catsoulis
Bolstered by animated re-enactments and Bob Richman's frosty cinematography, Unraveled is a mesmerizing one-man dive into narcissism, entitlement and unchecked greed.
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Slant Magazine

By Chuck Bowen
Marc H. Simon's documentary has the thrust of a great American noir or black comedy.
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Stephen Farber
The fascinating human portrait that emerges should draw appreciative if limited audiences.
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Los Angeles Times

If Simon's hands-off approach precludes a thorough stock-taking of Dreier's misdeeds - numbers alone hardly tell the full story - the movie's subject obligingly avails himself of the ample rope.
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Time Out New York

In allowing Dreier to shape his own narrative, too many lame excuses are allowed to pass, as the financial schemer spins his own story dangerously close to self-pity.
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Village Voice

It's a fascinating fishbowl in concept, yet Simon's storytelling is unevenly textured and oddly listless - fatal for a film about a banal document - pushing felon clock-watching to a known outcome.
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65 out of 100
Generally favorable reviews
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