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Life Is Hot in Cracktown Review

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  • 2.0

    out of 100

    Generally unfavorable reviews
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  • 30

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Kirk Honeycutt

    For those wearied by cliches about poverty, rote characterizations of minorities and shocks for their own sake, best to avoid "Cracktown."

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  • 40

    out of 100

    Variety Justin Chang

    Nowhere near as much fun as its title, playing out like an unusually obtuse episode of "The Wire."

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  • 50

    out of 100

    Los Angeles Times

    While Giovinazzo's crude approach undercuts his occasional stab at gravitas, "Cracktown's" cast keeps things in the ballpark of relatable humanity. Best of the lot is Kerry Washington.

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