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  • 70
    Sheri Linden The Hollywood Reporter

    The impact of the quietly observant film builds until the unlikeliest of elements - an old Broadway tune, an empty garage, a conversation about fenders - detonate with long-buried emotion, anguished and tender. show more

  • 50
    V.A. Musetto New York Post

    Less an adventure yarn than a character study of two old guys with fading memories and improbable dreams. show more

  • 80
    Time Out New York

    It’s a gut-wrenching yet redemptive tale of fathers, sons and the horrors of war, which Marder allows to unfold with minimal intrusion or manipulation. show more

  • 70
    Village Voice

    The bleakness and resignation running through the film can be gut-wrenching. show more

  • 40
    Variety

    Marder, surely, was looking for a big bonanza at the end of Loot, but suspense and catharsis prove as elusive as two old men's memories. show more

  • 42
    Noel Murray The A.V. Club

    Undoubtedly, everything documentarian Darius Marder shows in his debut film Loot actually happened, but Marder’s approach to this “truth is stranger than fiction” story is so forced that the movie FEELS phony. show more

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