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  • 75
    Jack Mathews New York Daily News

    If there's anybody left who believes in free discourse, the students were clear winners. show more

  • 40
    Frank Scheck The Hollywood Reporter

    This Divided State will become yet one more largely forgotten cinematic footnote to an election notable for its divisiveness. show more

  • 100
    David Sterritt Christian Science Monitor

    Frequently funny, sometimes sad, often electrifying. show more

  • 75
    V.A. Musetto New York Post

    The 25-year-old filmmaker takes no sides himself. Wisely, he allows folks of all opinions to put their feet in their mouths all by themselves. show more

  • 70
    Ken Fox TV Guide

    It's a fascinating, infuriating story, and despite the fact that Greenstreet occasionally wanders off subject it's a brave and highly commendable effort that's chock-full of chilling moments. show more

  • 50
    William Arnold Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Greenstreet captures all the hubbub on film but, while he makes the point that we are indeed a house divided, he can't quite persuade us that this particular situation is a metaphoric example of our national malaise. show more

  • 80
    The New York Times

    Raw, chaotic and engagingly eager. show more

  • 80
    Dennis Harvey Variety

    As boisterous as it is sobering. show more

  • 60
    Tasha Robinson The A.V. Club

    Greenstreet's film at least serves as a reminder of how useless public debate becomes when everyone's screaming and no one's listening. show more

  • 50
    Ben Kenigsberg Village Voice

    Develops into a lively but simpleminded valentine to liberal tolerance. show more

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