Laredoans Speak: Voices on Immigration Image
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  • Summary: A documentary explores the views on undocumented immigration held by the inhabitants of Laredo, Texas.
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 0 out of 5
  2. Negative: 1 out of 5
  1. Reviewed by: Mindy Farabee
    Feb 11, 2012
    50
    Misses opportunities to add much substance to the debate over immigration reform. Instead, it strings together the views of a few law enforcement officials, legal experts, agriculture industry representatives, politicians, one "coyote," or human smuggler, and others hailing from the south Texas town of Laredo.
  2. Reviewed by: Andy Webster
    Feb 11, 2012
    50
    A rich opportunity is squandered with Laredoans Speak, a documentary of laudable aspirations suffering from its pronounced sympathies.
  3. Reviewed by: Andrew Schenker
    Feb 11, 2012
    40
    The movie's argument only occasionally transcends its oozy nonspecificity and feel-good bleeding-heart vibe.
  4. Reviewed by: Ronnie Scheib
    Feb 11, 2012
    40
    Some six or seven men (women conspicuously absent), including a mayor, an immigration lawyer, a congressman and a "coyote," offer views on immigration. Unfortunately, they all say the same thing -- and it's nothing new, affecting or articulate.
  5. Slant Magazine
    Reviewed by: Chuck Bowen
    Feb 11, 2012
    0
    Laredoans Speak is bad in a special kind of way that inspires the obviously piteous description of "well-intentioned."

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