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  • You leave The East with a hunger to know more and a good idea of where to look. For Marling and Batmanglij that counts as mission accomplished. For audiences, it’s that rare thing these days – a movie that matters. show more

  • Provocative, issue-oriented thrillers are in sadly short supply these days. But The East fills the bill with its examination of the intense commitment and anarchic impulses of eco-terrorist organizations. It's a fascinating subject on which to anchor a spy thriller. show more

  • As the cracklingly cool The East shows, they’re the real deal. It’s not easy to make a thriller where brains and guts are so clearly in cahoots. show more

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  • September 22, 2013 rh00000000139214
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    I would join these people if I could. People who make their riches off of exploiting the poor, poisoning the planet and it\'s inhabitants should have extremist like these to fear.

  • July 20, 2013 amysuesimpson
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    Excellent movie! I ******* was out in the main theaters. Best movie I have seen in a while.

  • June 22, 2013 jpewther
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    There was a slow pulsating whooshing sound in the background throughout the movies. I suspect it was in the sound system (19th & Brdwy in NYC). Very annoying. Two stars off for that.

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