Citizen Koch

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52

Mixed or average reviews - based on 16 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 5 out of 16
  2. Negative: 1 out of 16

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  1. Reviewed by: Michael O'Sullivan
    Jun 19, 2014
    75
    If you have a shred of idealism left, it’s hard to watch Citizen Koch without a mounting sense of despair and outrage over the influence that money has come to wield over modern elections.
  2. Reviewed by: David Ehrlich
    Jun 5, 2014
    75
    What ultimately helps Citizen Koch rise above the dozens of other movies like it is a focus not just on recent developments in American politics, but also on the bedrock of what has made this country such an enduringly great, astoundingly troubled experiment: one person, one vote.
  3. Reviewed by: Wes Greene
    Jun 3, 2014
    75
    Like their earlier Trouble the Water, Carl Deal and Tia Lessin portray men and women yearning for a simple place in society as they become casualties to the self-involvement of larger forces.
  4. Reviewed by: Peter Keough
    Jun 19, 2014
    63
    In other words, Citizen Koch is preaching to the choir. Which might not be a pointless exercise, seeing how the choir failed to show up for the last midterm election in 2010, and might need extra motivation not to repeat that mistake this November.
  5. Reviewed by: Joe Williams
    Jun 19, 2014
    63
    For real balance, the debate needs fiercely leftist truth-tellers in tri-corner hats, calling themselves the Organic Chai Tea Party.
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  1. Dec 23, 2014
    10
    One of the most important docs that you almost never saw, this film takes a hard look at how elections and issues can be bought and paid forOne of the most important docs that you almost never saw, this film takes a hard look at how elections and issues can be bought and paid for with money in the U.S. Full Review »