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Virtual JFK: Vietnam If Kennedy Had Lived Review

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

  • 3.0
    56

    out of 100

    Metascore®
    Mixed or average reviews
    based on a weighted average of all
    critic review scores.

  • 40

    out of 100

    The New York Times Manohla Dargis

    Directed by Koji Masutani, this speculative, provocative, frustrating and finally unpersuasive historical gloss races quickly and all too lightly over the major political crises that John F. Kennedy faced during his aborted presidency.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    Variety Ronnie Scheib

    Filmmakers underline the immediate relevance of their conclusion: In matters of war and peace, who we elect president is crucial.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Frank Scheck

    Many of the film's most entertaining moments are, ironically, its most peripheral: Namely, the extensive archival clips of news conferences in which an alternately relaxed and tense Kennedy jostled with journalists

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  • 60

    out of 100

    Village Voice J. Hoberman

    An elegantly constructed if misleadingly titled class lecture.

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  • 80

    out of 100

    Los Angeles Times

    Director Koji Masutani has masterfully assembled a wealth of archival footage, photos and audiotapes, some of which has been recently declassified.

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