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  • Summary: This chilling documentary examines Giuliani's rise to power, his policies and his so-called turnaround of New York City. (Cinema Libre)
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  1. Positive: 5 out of 12
  2. Negative: 1 out of 12
  1. 75
    The result is fearlessly divisive and will no doubt play according to viewers' preexisting perceptions.
  2. Reviewed by: Ty Burr
    Giuliani Time has an ax to grind and wields it with dull-edged force.
  3. 70
    While Keating's agenda is clearly hostile, and Giuliani's political committee is eagerly trying to do counter-propaganda, this isn't a campaign of character assassination or innuendo, but rather a dutifully constructed biographical film about a tremendously skilled prosecutor and politician.
  4. Reviewed by: Michael Powell
    It drags a bit and suffers from not enough Rudy.
  5. In general, and in spite of its deft use of archival video clips and interviews, Giuliani Time offers a superficial reading of recent New York history, zeroing in on the headlines while often missing the context.
  6. Reviewed by: Jay Weissberg
    Chock-a-block with incisive commentaries both pro and con, pic's sole drawback is its quick finish on that fateful September day without updating Rudy's subsequent rise and fall.
  7. Reviewed by: Kyle Smith
    The documentary Giuliani Time, which seeks to knock our former mayor off his pedestal, hits him with all the force of a wadded-up Kleenex. Those who hope Rudy Giuliani never returns to public life must be getting panicky.

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