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King Corn Reviews



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A sample of reviews from critics across the country.

  • 91

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    Entertainment WeeklyOwen Gleiberman

    Aaron Woolf's we-are-what-we-eat documentary King Corn is a lively introduction to the corn industrial complex.

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  • 88

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    Chicago TribuneMichael Phillips

    A breezy diary from a pair of first-time farmers, as well as a wry rebuke to a nation devoted to eating cheaply but not necessarily well, King Corn makes its points without much finger-wagging.

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  • 70

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    Village Voice

    King Corn will put you off corn for a long, long time, but this is as much a thoughtful meditation on the plight of the American farmer as it is a rant against our expanding waistlines.

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