BookWars

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  • Summary: The lives of New York City street booksellers are chonicled in a fascinating story about their lives, loves and perspectives on living.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 4
  2. Negative: 1 out of 4
  1. 63
    In monotonous narration, Rosette rants that the vendors' right to free speech should allow them to obstruct sidewalks, but the portrait of his subculture is so vaguely rendered, it will likely put audiences to sleep rather than change minds.
  2. Rosette's film takes on a seriously Orwellian cast when the sellers mobilize to wage a civil war of words against the Big Brotherly NYC bureaucrats and academics trying to sweep them off the street.
  3. 30
    The movie is like spending an idle afternoon browsing, and not buying.
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 1
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 1
  3. Negative: 0 out of 1

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