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The Big Buy: Tom DeLay's Stolen Congress Review

  • Release Date: May 05, 2006
  • Rated:
  • Runtime: 1 hr. 17 min.
  • Genres: Biography, Culture & Society, Law & Crime, Politics & Government
  • Director:Jim Schermbeck, Mark Birnbaum

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

  • 2.0
    34

    out of 100

    Metascore®
    Generally unfavorable reviews
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    critic review scores.

  • 40

    out of 100

    The New York Times

    As much fun as that is for the choir being preached to, it would have been even more persuasive with a little less hammering and a little more historical perspective.

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  • 40

    out of 100

    Variety Joe Leydon

    The title alone should alert auds that The Big Buy: Tom DeLay's Stolen Congress is a hatchet job on the controversial politico known as "The Hammer."

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  • 40

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Frank Scheck

    This less than subtly titled documentary by Mark Birnbaum and Jim Schermbeck will undoubtedly find few viewers.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    Village Voice

    The filmmakers capture a battle for the soul of a state and country; we're all damned, no matter our choice of red or blue, unless things change sooner than later, says a movie that will divide like nothing since Michael Moore took the nation's temperature.

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