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3 stars out of 5 -- "Forest Whitaker has given a lot of extraordinary performances in his career, but none quite as high voltage as [this] portrayal..."Premiere 4 stars out of 5 -- "[A] flawless match-up of acting skill and role. It's compelling, seductive and terrifying."Box Office "Amin is just half the story -- and Whitaker, given such rich source material, carries the easier half." -- Grade: B+Entertainment Weekly 3 stars out of 4 -- "Powerful. Thundering. Colossal -- puny words to describe Forest Whitaker's king-size, Oscar-ready performance of Ugandan dictator Idi Amin....Whitaker is on fire, and as long as he's onscreen, KING keeps you riveted."Rolling Stone 4 stars out of 5 -- "[A] major work....With Macdonald putting himself in the front rank of important filmmakers -- British or otherwise."Total Film 4 stars out of 5 -- "A canny political satire at heart and one that expertly sustains a sensation of impending doom..."Uncut "Forest Whitaker, in a tour de force performance, captures the man's mannerisms and lethal range of moods so convincingly that when we see newsreel footage of the real Amin it seems like somebody impersonating Whitaker."Sight and Sound 4 stars out of 5 -- "[Whitaker] renders the tyrant as equally charming, childlike and terrifyingly brutal. Likewise, McAvoy is perfect as the flawed but sympathetic Garrigan..."Ultimate DVD58.50547

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3 stars out of 5 -- "Forest Whitaker has given a lot of extraordinary performances in his career, but none quite as high voltage as [this] portrayal..."Premiere 4 stars out of 5 -- "[A] flawless match-up of acting skill and role. It's compelling, seductive and terrifying."Box Office "Amin is just half the story -- and Whitaker, given such rich source material, carries the easier half." -- Grade: B+Entertainment Weekly 3 stars out of 4 -- "Powerful. Thundering. Colossal -- puny words to describe Forest Whitaker's king-size, Oscar-ready performance of Ugandan dictator Idi Amin....Whitaker is on fire, and as long as he's onscreen, KING keeps you riveted."Rolling Stone 4 stars out of 5 -- "[A] major work....With Macdonald putting himself in the front rank of important filmmakers -- British or otherwise."Total Film 4 stars out of 5 -- "A canny political satire at heart and one that expertly sustains a sensation of impending doom..."Uncut "Forest Whitaker, in a tour de force performance, captures the man's mannerisms and lethal range of moods so convincingly that when we see newsreel footage of the real Amin it seems like somebody impersonating Whitaker."Sight and Sound 4 stars out of 5 -- "[Whitaker] renders the tyrant as equally charming, childlike and terrifyingly brutal. Likewise, McAvoy is perfect as the flawed but sympathetic Garrigan..."Ultimate DVD58.50547

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