Skip to main content

reviews

60
Based on 16 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 0 )
  • 50
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    There's valuable information here and some human stories that deserve to be heard. show more

  • 75
    Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer

    It's a scary tale. show more

  • 40
    Joe Neumaier New York Daily News

    The movie's lack of Michael Moore-style dynamism has a dulling effect. What saves it is the human face it puts on the crisis, and its indictment of corporate greed. show more

  • 88
    Michael Sragow Baltimore Sun

    It's a nightmare that starts like a normal daytime drive and ends in a vortex-like sinkhole. show more

  • 75
    Washington Post

    You won't soon forget the therapist at Johns Hopkins who counsels recently homeless patients who've fallen into depression or substance abuse -- and then goes home to her own bitter foreclosure fight. show more

  • 63
    Boston Globe

    It’s a relief to see a minimum of huffing and puffing on such a hot-button subject. show more

  • 40
    David Fear Time Out New York

    American Casino tries to connect the big picture regarding a major problem to a human pulse and comes up lacking on both sides. It’s a gamble that simply doesn’t pay off show more

  • 80
    Andrew O'Hehir Salon.com

    This film stands as an intimate, terrifying document that renders an incomprehensible slice of recent history in human terms. show more

  • 80
    David Edelstein New York Magazine (Vulture)

    Sensationally effective. show more

  • 70
    Stephen Holden The New York Times

    The lesson of this story: if enough money is involved, greed trumps morality. show more

My Settings

You are currently subscribed as: {email}


Subscriptions

Get the latest reviews, movie news, photos, and trailers sent straight to your inbox.

Weekly Newsletter

Daily alerts

Movies

You're not following any movies.

These are the movies you’re currently following.


    Update settings
    X