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Based on 36 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 1 )
  • 88
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    No grabs you hard, no mercy, and keeps you riveted. show more

  • 75
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    Bernal is quite good as the young media specialist - it's always surprising to see how strong a presence he is in his Spanish-language films and how he all-but disappears in his American films. Is it a matter of the roles or the language? The jury is still out. show more

  • 88
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    For anyone fascinated by the political process and the powers of persuasive advertising, No is a resounding yes. show more

  • 90
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    Like "Argo" or "Zero Dark Thirty," the film dramatizes a fertile subject — in this instance, the language of advertising in modern politics. show more

  • 88
    Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer

    A political drama, a personal drama, a sharp-eyed study of how the media manipulate us from all sides, No reels and ricochets with emotional force. show more

  • 40
    Joe Neumaier New York Daily News

    The result was remarkable, but the story of it, while true to the moment, needed — ironically — much more dynamism. show more

  • 80
    David Rooney The Hollywood Reporter

    Anchored by an admirably measured performance from Gael Garcia Bernal as the maverick advertising ace who spearheaded the winning campaign, the quietly impassioned film seems a natural for intelligent arthouse audiences. show more

  • 100
    Chicago Sun-Times

    The film becomes a sort of boxing match, getting more intense with each round, building to an exciting finish. show more

  • 100
    Michael Phillips Chicago Tribune

    No succeeds, wonderfully, because it knows how to sell itself. It is cool, witty, technically dazzling in a low-key and convincing way. show more

  • 100
    Liam Lacey The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    Take the backroom political machinations of "Lincoln," add in the showbiz sleight of hand of "Argo," and you’ll get something like No, a cunning and richly enjoyable combination of high-stakes drama and media satire. show more

  • March 09, 2013 thevisitor967
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    I found the beginning of No to be a little confusing. Because I don\'t know much of Chilean political history, I wasn\'t sure who was with the Yes or No campaign. After about 15 or 20 minutes, then it became clear which was which. Although a little simplistic, it was well made.

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