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  • 50
    Frank Scheck The Hollywood Reporter

    While Giuliani Time offers a wealth of important information that many might have long forgotten, its impact is diluted by its heavily biased nature and lack of balance. show more

  • 75
    Maitland McDonagh TV Guide

    The result is fearlessly divisive and will no doubt play according to viewers' preexisting perceptions. show more

  • 75
    Ty Burr Boston Globe

    Giuliani Time has an ax to grind and wields it with dull-edged force. show more

  • 25
    New York Post

    The documentary Giuliani Time, which seeks to knock our former mayor off his pedestal, hits him with all the force of a wadded-up Kleenex. Those who hope Rudy Giuliani never returns to public life must be getting panicky. show more

  • 50
    Owen Gleiberman Entertainment Weekly

    The trouble with Giuliani Time is that Keating, as a filmmaker, wants to give power to the people but in his every perception he takes it away from them. show more

  • 70
    Andrew O'Hehir Salon.com

    While Keating's agenda is clearly hostile, and Giuliani's political committee is eagerly trying to do counter-propaganda, this isn't a campaign of character assassination or innuendo, but rather a dutifully constructed biographical film about a tremendously skilled prosecutor and politician. show more

  • 70
    Michael Atkinson Village Voice

    After 9-11, a sick, scandalized lame-duck mayor became a national hero for simply keeping his composure on TV. Keating's film is a comet out of the past, but it's focused, if only circumstantially, on the future. show more

  • 70
    Kenneth Turan Los Angeles Times

    With the former mayor currently enjoying one of the rare second acts in American political life, Giuliani Time does a strong job of reminding us what the first one was like. show more

  • 60
    Ella Taylor L.A. Weekly

    Giuliani Time energetically deflates one trumpeted myth after another about Giuliani's success at turning the city around from its doldrums in the 1970s. show more

  • 60
    Dana Stevens The New York Times

    In general, and in spite of its deft use of archival video clips and interviews, Giuliani Time offers a superficial reading of recent New York history, zeroing in on the headlines while often missing the context. show more

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