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Dark Money Reviews

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July 24, 2020
Dark Money should be required viewing.
June 19, 2020
The movie is expertly researched and informative and provides a clear timeline and path toward the destruction of our democracy if these practices remain unchecked. It may not be your idea of the perfect summer movie, but it's a powerful documentary.
June 1, 2020
Director Kimberly Reed has made one of the most important films in years.
June 1, 2020
This Sundance-heralded doc is at times a lot of fun, but it never lets us forget that the joke could be on us.
March 20, 2020
However, where Dark Money succeeds is where so many other political docs fail: it offers a buffet of solutions to the problem at heart, and all seem feasible enough to inspire action from even the most skeptical political cynics.
January 23, 2020
Director Kimberly Reed smartly grabs our attention by using the gorgeous and thinly populated state of Montana as a microcosm for the ongoing corruption of the election process.
August 19, 2019
Using the serene beauty of the Montana mountains as a backdrop for the pulsing thriller, Adams acts as the film's heartbeat...
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
April 23, 2019
Reed does a masterful job pulling this all together, letting the people in Montana speak, and allowing the audience to draw their own conclusions about the national problem.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
December 18, 2018
Excellent political docu has infrequent profanity.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
December 12, 2018
There's a lot of information, but it's all given proper context with which to comprehend its explosive ramifications.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
November 27, 2018
A refreshing reminder that Montana has never lost the anti-corporate ethos that enabled it to pass a law in 1912 banning Koch brothers type campaign funding.
November 25, 2018
Though it's uneven in its execution, its informative narrative however has an impact and is worth seeing.
Full Review | Original Score: B
November 10, 2018
The film does a great job in explaining and reminding the audience how dark money works in different scenarios, throughout the unfolding of the film's journeys
October 25, 2018
Bone chilling and eye opening.
Full Review | Original Score: 7.5/10
October 11, 2018
An expose of how political campaigns are being funded with little or no disclosure of where the money is coming from.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
October 10, 2018
[Dark Money] provides a scary look at the future of American politics while making the clear case against this kind of corruption
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
August 30, 2018
Dark Money does succeed in presenting a strong case for campaign finance reform.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
August 19, 2018
Reed's investigation becomes an inadvertent sequel to Merchants of Doubt, which emphasizes how corporate big money has influenced politics through lobbying groups.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
August 10, 2018
Kimberly Reed's detailed treatise on untraceable corporate money in politics in the post-Citizens United era is a chilling, informative documentary thriller.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
August 8, 2018
"Dark Money" exposes the dangers of unbridled, anonymous political spending so expertly that it will make you fume with anger, practically quake with distress.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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