Reviews: The Report (2019)

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  • [New] | Marco Albanese @ Stanze di Cinema [Italian]
  • Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat @ Spirituality & Practice
    • Excerpt: The story of the long Congressional investigation into the CIA use of torture with suspected terrorists.
  • Laura Clifford @ Reeling Reviews
    • Excerpt: Cross cutting back and forth between the present dreary institutional settings of the U.S. government in Washington D.C. and the past horrors of unidentified black sites…Burns creates atmospheres of hidden secrets, one light the other dark.
  • Charlie Juhl @ Citizen Charlie
    • Excerpt: Director Scott Z. Burns champions the untested crusader vs. powerful vested interests more concerned with protection rather than any sort of truth seeing the light of day.
  • Vince Mancini @ Uproxx
    • Excerpt: The Report is The Insider for torture.
  • Jared Mobarak @ JaredMobarak.com
    • Excerpt: The information itself is dramatic and tense regardless of whether the lead has the capacity to add more to it than an incredulous face.
  • Aaron Neuwirth @ We Live Entertainment
    • Excerpt: Driver dominates this film with nuanced understandings of his place in all of this, let alone having enough confidence to show how doing less can mean much more.
  • Matt Oakes @
    • Excerpt: ‘The Report’ is technically a fine movie, and one that not-accidentally resembles many an award-winning journalistic procedural, but its levelheadedness and emotionally flat approach can be its worst enemy and keep audiences from engaging in its moral plight.