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"....[Ms. Allen's performance] is an exquisitely subtle study of a strong, high-principled woman pushed to the breaking point....Mr. Oldman cloaks [his] character in an aura of deep sadness..." New York Times "...Compelling and provocative..." USA Today "...Allen brings sexual juice to the role..." Entertainment Weekly "...[Lurie] pumps honest energy into it....Played with fiery verve by Joan Allen..." Rolling Stone "...Lurie keeps the proceedings brisk and accessible....Allen is nothing less than persuasive...The supporting players are just as impressive..." Total Film "...Oldman does a remarkable job with the role....Allen, without doubt as fine an actress as is working today, makes the difficult role of a woman who cannot reveal her increasingly intense feeling in public look natural, seamless and completely convincing..." Los Angeles Times "...Joan Allen is at the center of THE CONTENDER in one of the strongest performances of the year....This is one of those rare movies where you leave the theater having been surprised and entertained..." Chicago Sun-Times61.35287

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"[M]ade with brains, pace, and skill, and with a topical fury that puts it ahead of the curve on its real subject: the withering of freedom in a democracy gone apathetic." -- Grade: B+Entertainment Weekly 3 stars out of 4 -- "Lurie is expert at springing surprises and getting the best out of a first-rate cast....Farmiga goes so deep into her character you can feel her nerve endings. And Alda is simply superb..."Rolling Stone61.26129

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"....[Ms. Allen's performance] is an exquisitely subtle study of a strong, high-principled woman pushed to the breaking point....Mr. Oldman cloaks [his] character in an aura of deep sadness..."New York Times "...Compelling and provocative..."USA Today "...Allen brings sexual juice to the role..."Entertainment Weekly "...[Lurie] pumps honest energy into it....Played with fiery verve by Joan Allen..."Rolling Stone "...Lurie keeps the proceedings brisk and accessible....Allen is nothing less than persuasive...The supporting players are just as impressive..."Total Film "...Joan Allen is at the center of THE CONTENDER in one of the strongest performances of the year....This is one of those rare movies where you leave the theater having been surprised and entertained..."Chicago Sun-Times "...Oldman does a remarkable job with the role....Allen, without doubt as fine an actress as is working today, makes the difficult role of a woman who cannot reveal her increasingly intense feeling in public look natural, seamless and completely convincing..."Los Angeles Times61.26129

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"RESURRECTING THE CHAMP is a cautionary fable....Mr. Jackson's champ is entirely convincing and frequently incandescent."New York Times61.26128

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"RESURRECTING THE CHAMP is a cautionary fable....Mr. Jackson's champ is entirely convincing and frequently incandescent."New York Times61.26128

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"[M]ade with brains, pace, and skill, and with a topical fury that puts it ahead of the curve on its real subject: the withering of freedom in a democracy gone apathetic." -- Grade: B+Entertainment Weekly 3 stars out of 4 -- "Lurie is expert at springing surprises and getting the best out of a first-rate cast....Farmiga goes so deep into her character you can feel her nerve endings. And Alda is simply superb..."Rolling Stone61.26128

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"Rod Lurie has made a first-rate film of psychological warfare....Marsden, Bosworth and Skarsgard are all persuasive..."Chicago Sun-Times "Like the original, the redo is a slow boil. Lurie does a nice job of building the friction between the newbies and locals."USA Today1.025144

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"Rod Lurie has made a first-rate film of psychological warfare....Marsden, Bosworth and Skarsgard are all persuasive..."Chicago Sun-Times "Like the original, the redo is a slow boil. Lurie does a nice job of building the friction between the newbies and locals."USA Today1.025144

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"Rod Lurie has made a first-rate film of psychological warfare....Marsden, Bosworth and Skarsgard are all persuasive..."Chicago Sun-Times "Like the original, the redo is a slow boil. Lurie does a nice job of building the friction between the newbies and locals."USA Today 3 stars out of 5 -- "Even so, this is one of the better remakes of a '70s heritage title, made with care and consideration."Total Film0.8985088

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