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  • Hackman is, as ever, a master performer, an actor at the peak of his powers. However, he can't carry the whole movie. show more

  • The films portray the Klan as criminal, racist and anonymous, but those have always been its selling points; it is not portrayed as boring and stupid. show more

  • Hackman gives a powerful performance as the killer, and the storytelling is often gripping. But the film contains much extremely offensive language and gratuitous depictions of violence, some of it aimed at children, not needed to get the plot across. show more

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