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  • The film pivots on McAvoy's powerfully implosive performance as a man trying to grow beyond his own prejudices. His scenes with Wright, under Redford's nuanced guidance, give this film its timely resonance and its grieving heart. show more

  • It's precisely that fear that Redford sets out to explore. The Conspirator is all about the un-American things Americans can do when feeling collectively threatened. show more

  • Redford methodically presents the injustices piled on Surratt and suggests what might have prompted her stoicism. But James D. Solomon's script is often flat, perhaps in a misguided effort to be stately. show more

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  • February 16, 2012 cindelenyc
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    I thought it was really good. (And nice to learn some history from a film that\'s also entertaining)

  • February 03, 2012 Rilly
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    Excellent!

  • December 03, 2011 Denis
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    I loved it. Redford did a great job. Need more movies like this.

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