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"...MANITO, Eric Eason's debut feature, was made with very little money, a fair amount of skill and a great deal of heart....He has a quick-moving, incisive eye that captures little details of gesture and dcor..." New York Times "...As a dramatist Eason has a classicist's sense of structure and movement to complement his sense of the cinematic....A small film with a big impact..." Los Angeles Times "...Heartfelt, gloriously specific, chockfull of guts, and sputtering with raw life..." Entertainment Weekly52.37382

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5 stars out of 5 -- "The timing is right for this remarkable and riveting family drama which puts a human face on the hot-button topic of immigration in such effective and emotional terms that you may never look at the subject in the same way again."Box Office "By keeping things simple and understated, Weitz and screenwriter Eric Eason have crafted a little gem where humanity is observed with compassion, not condescension."Hollywood Reporter "[A]n emotionally resonant film about how we live now....A BETTER LIFE involves a struggle to hold onto a home of one's own."New York Times "The story is an urgent one and its frame is well chosen."Movieline "Bichir gives a superb slow simmer of a performance. His Carlos is a silent striver who embodies a humanity that is ultimately heartbreaking." -- Grade: B+Entertainment Weekly 3 stars out of 4 -- "Chris Weitz cuts deep in this tale....This movie will get under your skin."Rolling Stone 3 stars out of 5 -- "[I]ts obvious debt to BICYCLE THIEVES is repaid with sincere sentiment and strong acting."Total Film "A BETTER LIFE is must-see viewing, poignantly revealing what it's like living confined to the shadows of contemporary society."USA Today 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "[T]he story takes on some of the shape of THE BICYCLE THIEF....The performances are pitch perfect..."Chicago Sun-Times0.633134

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5 stars out of 5 -- "The timing is right for this remarkable and riveting family drama which puts a human face on the hot-button topic of immigration in such effective and emotional terms that you may never look at the subject in the same way again."Box Office "By keeping things simple and understated, Weitz and screenwriter Eric Eason have crafted a little gem where humanity is observed with compassion, not condescension."Hollywood Reporter "[A]n emotionally resonant film about how we live now....A BETTER LIFE involves a struggle to hold onto a home of one's own."New York Times "The story is an urgent one and its frame is well chosen."Movieline "Bichir gives a superb slow simmer of a performance. His Carlos is a silent striver who embodies a humanity that is ultimately heartbreaking." -- Grade: B+Entertainment Weekly 3 stars out of 4 -- "Chris Weitz cuts deep in this tale....This movie will get under your skin."Rolling Stone 3 stars out of 5 -- "[I]ts obvious debt to BICYCLE THIEVES is repaid with sincere sentiment and strong acting."Total Film "A BETTER LIFE is must-see viewing, poignantly revealing what it's like living confined to the shadows of contemporary society."USA Today 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "[T]he story takes on some of the shape of THE BICYCLE THIEF....The performances are pitch perfect..."Chicago Sun-Times0.5911915

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5 stars out of 5 -- "The timing is right for this remarkable and riveting family drama which puts a human face on the hot-button topic of immigration in such effective and emotional terms that you may never look at the subject in the same way again."Box Office "By keeping things simple and understated, Weitz and screenwriter Eric Eason have crafted a little gem where humanity is observed with compassion, not condescension."Hollywood Reporter "[A]n emotionally resonant film about how we live now....A BETTER LIFE involves a struggle to hold onto a home of one's own."New York Times "The story is an urgent one and its frame is well chosen."Movieline "Bichir gives a superb slow simmer of a performance. His Carlos is a silent striver who embodies a humanity that is ultimately heartbreaking." -- Grade: B+Entertainment Weekly 3 stars out of 4 -- "Chris Weitz cuts deep in this tale....This movie will get under your skin."Rolling Stone 3 stars out of 5 -- "[I]ts obvious debt to BICYCLE THIEVES is repaid with sincere sentiment and strong acting."Total Film "A BETTER LIFE is must-see viewing, poignantly revealing what it's like living confined to the shadows of contemporary society."USA Today 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "[T]he story takes on some of the shape of THE BICYCLE THIEF....The performances are pitch perfect..."Chicago Sun-Times "[A] gently understated tale....[Bichir's] performance -- much of it in subtitled Spanish -- is all the affecting for being utterly unshowy."Sight and Sound0.5911915

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5 stars out of 5 -- "The timing is right for this remarkable and riveting family drama which puts a human face on the hot-button topic of immigration in such effective and emotional terms that you may never look at the subject in the same way again."Box Office "By keeping things simple and understated, Weitz and screenwriter Eric Eason have crafted a little gem where humanity is observed with compassion, not condescension."Hollywood Reporter "[A]n emotionally resonant film about how we live now....A BETTER LIFE involves a struggle to hold onto a home of one's own."New York Times "The story is an urgent one and its frame is well chosen."Movieline "Bichir gives a superb slow simmer of a performance. His Carlos is a silent striver who embodies a humanity that is ultimately heartbreaking." -- Grade: B+Entertainment Weekly 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "[T]he story takes on some of the shape of THE BICYCLE THIEF....The performances are pitch perfect..."Chicago Sun-Times 3 stars out of 4 -- "Chris Weitz cuts deep in this tale....This movie will get under your skin."Rolling Stone "A BETTER LIFE is must-see viewing, poignantly revealing what it's like living confined to the shadows of contemporary society."USA Today 3 stars out of 5 -- "[I]ts obvious debt to BICYCLE THIEVES is repaid with sincere sentiment and strong acting."Total Film "[A] gently understated tale....[Bichir's] performance -- much of it in subtitled Spanish -- is all the affecting for being utterly unshowy."Sight and Sound0.5911915

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Down Beat (p.79) - 4.5 stars out of 5 -- "The quality of the supercharged music stays at a high level all the way."Billboard (p.32) - "This three-disc compilation collects 80 recordings of various unpolished styles, in all their haunting glory....Essential for anyone interested in gospel..."Paste (magazine) (p.67) - "[S]o gritty and genuine that it seems to emanate from below....An equally inspirational and informative document of American soul."Record Collector (magazine) (p.98) - 5 stars out of 5 -- "[C]ompelling....Most of the 80s selections were originally issued on independent regional labels with many of the musicians either street-corner evangelists, storefront church preachers, family bands or congregational groups."0.07853498

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