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The White Ribbon Review

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5.0

Dave White Profile

The German Problem Read full review

5.0

Jen Yamato Profile

Village of the Damned by way of Carl Th. Dreyer. Read full review

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

  • 5.0
    82

    out of 100

    Metascore®
    Universal acclaim
    based on a weighted average of all
    critic review scores.

  • 100

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    The film is visually masterful. It's in black and white, of course.

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  • 100

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter

    It's a superb cinematic work and an appropriately serious one, given its subject matter and its intentions.

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  • 63

    out of 100

    USA Today Claudia Puig

    An artful examination of a small town and small-mindedness and the potential for full-blown, large-scale evil. But it's strangely bloodless.

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  • 67

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Owen Gleiberman

    Shot in vivid black and white, the movie is like "Village of the Damned" directed by Ingmar Bergman, only without Bergman's intensity.

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  • 80

    out of 100

    Wall Street Journal Joe Morgenstern

    A severe and eerily beautiful German-language drama.

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