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Paradise Now Review

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5.0

Dave White Profile

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

  • 4.0
    71

    out of 100

    Metascore®
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  • 70

    out of 100

    Wall Street Journal Joe Morgenstern

    A valuable film, provided one doesn't ask too much of it.

  • 70

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Kirk Honeycutt

    While nothing truly new or shocking emerges, the film does bring clarity and compassion to its depiction of an act that baffles, angers and sickens people the world over.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    Chicago Tribune Michael Wilmington

    It's an intricate, sometimes implausible ideological thriller that might be better as a smaller-scaled, less% preachy psychological drama. Still, "Paradise" catches and keeps your attention because of its daring subject, real-life backdrops and the intensity of its actors.

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  • 91

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Lisa Schwarzbaum

    Of all the shocks in the riveting and timely political thriller Paradise Now, the most unsettling may be the dignity bestowed on a pair of prospective Palestinian suicide bombers.

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