- Entertainment Weekly (Owen Gleiberman) review
- Rolling Stone (Peter Travers) review
- City Pages, Minneapolis/St. Paul (Stephanie Zacharek) review
- Slant Magazine (Ed Gonzalez) review
- New York Magazine (David Edelstein) review [with ALL IS LOST]
- The Star-Ledger (Stephen Whitty) review
- Newsday (Rafer Guzman) review
- Village Voice (Stephanie Zacharek) review
- ScreenCrush (Jordan Hoffman) review
- The Nation (Stuart Klawans) review
Dec 04, 2013 08:45 pm
arely said: A
The movie is raw and elegant at the same time. It gives the viewer an emotional perspective from a black man born free being kidnapped and slaved. It shows the untold stories of physical and emotional violence without being overly bloody.
Jan 31, 2014 04:46 pm
Nell said: D
Once again Hollywood waves its sanctimonious wand over history with this glossy movie about slavery in the United States. Like a self-righteous teetotaler telling off an alcoholic, it is a sentimental, holier-than-thou piece that challenges
Feb 03, 2014 07:56 pm
Bruce said: C
Apr 17, 2014 01:52 pm
Pawel said: A
Epic even for the audience!
Apr 26, 2014 10:46 pm
Bruce said: D
Boring. Nothing unique about this story. Terrible events happened to thousands of people as a result of slavery.
May 31, 2014 12:13 am
Betty said: B
B+ : Superb acting and good storytelling.
Jun 11, 2014 01:29 pm
Stephen said: A
Well if I didnt feel bad about slavery before, i bloody-well do now. 88%