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  • 38
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Sadly, what Parkland becomes is a crying shame. show more

  • 75
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    The chief virtues of Parkland are journalistic in the best sense. show more

  • 63
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    The events of those days would have been better covered in greater depth in a miniseries, rather than a 90-minute movie. show more

  • 60
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    Perhaps it’s inevitable that the movie works best not while we’re watching fictional recreations, but when we see real footage or hear actual broadcasts. show more

  • 80
    Stephen Farber The Hollywood Reporter

    Engrossing, quietly revelatory, and often profoundly moving as it retells a story we only thought we knew. show more

  • 45
    Ella Taylor NPR

    Awkward, incoherent and plodding. show more

  • 62
    Laremy Legel Film.com

    Parkland mines some interesting scenes, if not in an entirely coherent fashion, resolving as more of an interesting concept than a fully rendered and effective film. show more

  • 75
    Rex Reed New York Observer

    A sobering, documentary-style film commemorating eyewitness accounts of what happened in the aftermath of the tragedy, some of them fresh as a new wound, all of them painful but vital to a deeper understanding of one of the darkest chapters in American history. show more

  • 75
    Roger Moore McClatchy-Tribune News Service

    Parkland is a fascinating insider’s view of those fateful two days in November of 1963, when a president was murdered, his assassin was gunned down in custody and generations of conspiracies were born. show more

  • 63
    Bruce Ingram Chicago Sun-Times

    It shouldn’t necessarily be the case that a film focusing on the collateral details of the shooting, after the fact, would feel dull and uninvolving, but this writing/directing debut by journalist Peter Landesman does, with the exception of a few particularly interesting revelations. show more

  • November 19, 2013 TBDB412
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    Is Parkland playing ANYWHERE????? Have not seen this movie in any theater ANYWHERE near western PA or eastern OH. What\'s up?

  • October 12, 2013 hk00000000062543
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    Why isn\'t Parkland playing in Columbia, MD? Very disappointing.

  • October 09, 2013 oe00000000167611
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    Why isn\'t Parkland playing on the east coast near Maryland? Also, I have read most of the comments. You people need to read our history before you call this movie boring. Read the books. Watch the documentries. Listen to the evidence. I\'m sure most of you were not around when this happened. Sure you don\'t care. Look into what our government is doing now.

  • October 08, 2013 laronens
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    BORING!

  • October 01, 2013 flyer836
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    Saw Parkland and liked it very much. Fast moving and certainly found it very interesting from the points of view shone, was deeply moved by the characters portrayed. Good acting. Will see it again in the theater. Hope people will make the effort to see this one.

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