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Gerrymandering Review

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Critics scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.

  • 3.0
    49

    out of 100

    Metascore®
    Mixed or average reviews
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    critic review scores.

  • 40

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Kirk Honeycutt

    Watching Gerrymandering is like taking a course on a subject you keenly want to learn about only to discover the lecturer is a boring, old windbag.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    The New York Times Stephen Holden

    An illustrated civics lesson that strains to make its complicated, shadowy subject - electoral redistricting - a political hot topic.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    Los Angeles Times Gary Goldstein

    Despite much archival and news footage, along with ample face time from that initiative's most ebullient supporter, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, the contest lacks the kind of inherent drama and tension that could have helped quicken the movie's measured pulse.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    Village Voice

    It gets complicated: Re-districting in Chicago gave Obama a clear advantage in his Senate election, an inconvenient truth that Reichert leaves open to debate. A clearer example of gerrymandering's mendacity is offered by Tom DeLay, who rides his black heart into yet another political documentary and fills, as ever, the role of the indisputable villain.

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  • 83

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Owen Gleiberman

    Arnold Schwarzenegger appears as the rare politician who supports reform in this timely exposé of how our democracy has slipped off its tracks.

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