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  • 25

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    Entertainment Weekly

    While it won't win any Oscars, Matthew Cooke's new documentary How To Make Money Selling Drugs may take the prize for being the shallowest and most glib film of the year.

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  • 60

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    The New York Times Nicolas Rapold

    There’s a lot to learn from How to Make Money Selling Drugs, but sometimes there’s just a lot.

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  • 80

    out of 100

    Los Angeles Times Gary Goldstein

    As the filmmaker unfurls the harsh, essential facts, both past and present, about America's complex relationship with drugs — along with tobacco and alcohol's longtime place in the equation — the movie gains serious power and momentum.

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  • 90

    out of 100

    Village Voice Ernest Hardy

    It's a smart, funny, tough-minded film crammed with data and personal anecdotes, each illuminating the other, each sketching in the staggering costs—and not just financial—of the ways authorities in this country have shaped the drug issue. It's far from glib.

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