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Ratings & Reviews

  1. FCC 86's rating of the film Weiner

    "The name of a man is a numbing blow from which he never recovers"

  2. Rugpjute's rating of the film Weiner

    This should be shown in colleges and universities as the learning material for communication crises. Super great!

  3. érzéki's rating of the film Weiner

    Too bad he's a POS, because he was a bulldog democrat. I really enjoyed the Huma bits, the campaigning and uh... the salacious Sydney Leathers finale. Huzzah!

  4. steeeeellaaaaa (Iulia N)'s rating of the film Weiner

  5. malachiesipucheala94's rating of the film Weiner

  6. Isa Reis's rating of the film Weiner

  7. Samuel Andrade's rating of the film Weiner

  8. Nolan Barth's rating of the film Weiner

    In the very opening scene of the film Weiner laments: "This is the worst. Doing a documentary on my scandal..." The amount of access that these filmmakers were granted is just staggering. Weiner (2016) is actually very reminiscent of the incredibly underrated documentary A Perfect Candidate (1996). Kriegman and Steinberg manage to create one of the most entertaining and revealing documentaries 0f 2016.

  9. smndvdcl's rating of the film Weiner

    Private life misdemeanors exposed into the public terrain thanks to the political ambition of a pair of naive starry eyes. Satire overload quickly seems like rubbernecking a whirlwind meltdown of a compromised man. The haunting aftermath of the election adds more chaos to proceedings - how Weiner's failure as a politician was used by FBI's James Comey as a useful scapegoat to stigmatise the Democrat's election hopes.

  10. Ryan Swen's rating of the film Weiner

  11. Joel's rating of the film Weiner

    Refreshingly focuses on the narrative of an anti-hero, a man constantly succuming to his flaws. All the while it provides an insightful critique of the world of modern politics, rabid media sensationalism and the difficulty of marriage in the spotlight. All in all a greatly human story about a good man struggling against his propensity to do the wrong thing.

  12. Roland Nicolai Fanega's rating of the film Weiner

  13. CarlosEsquives's rating of the film Weiner

    Un documental que en lo personal me hizo revaluar el caso Clinton, evento mediático que es un calco del ex senador Weiner, solo que en menores proporciones. Aquí también vemos a dos personajes, uno siendo un cínico líder, el otro siendo esponja de la humillación. Aunque no tan nutrido como películas como "Primary colors" o "The ides of march", es también un anal de las campañas electorales.

  14. GIYGAS's rating of the film Weiner

    Boy, what a weird movie. Veep is the greatest show on television.

  15. MATTEO BITTANTI's rating of the film Weiner

    This documentary cogently explains why Americans chose Donald Trump as their next president instead of another compromised Democrat. As a long-time supporter of Bernie Sanders, it's frankly hard to blame them.

  16. easterhasi's rating of the film Weiner

    Great documentary. A fascinating close-up of a twisted and ingenious personality. When he sucks up for the umpteenth time I felt like punching him for his naive handling of social media. Huma be brave!

  17. Simon Reid's rating of the film Weiner

    The key question is asked by director Josh Kriegman towards the end: "Why have you let me film this?" It's precisely this incredible access to the personal and political dimensions of Weiner's life, which are inevitably tangled up under the scrutiny of the modern media cycle, that makes the film so compelling.

  18. Yugosalvia Plath's rating of the film Weiner

  19. Joe Hackman's rating of the film Weiner

    This is a stunning documentary, especially in light of Comey's electioneering letter... The access that these filmmakers received blew my feeble mind. All I could think the entire film was - Poor Huma! It's a fascinating journey. "Why did you let us film this?"

  20. Valentina Sanchez's rating of the film Weiner

    This guy says he wanted NYC to be affordable for the middle class yet he lives on Park Avenue South with a doorman...Instead, he should have used all that sexual energy and channeled it in a real cause to help New Yorkers! This documentary perfectly displays NYers addiction to Starbucks and fast food... Weiner is a trainwreck and a documentary filmmakers celluloid dream!

  21. Gabriel Monade's rating of the film Weiner

    A very funny documentary, though there's a feeling that the creators knew they had been gifted a documentary that almost anyone could have filmed because of how much Anthony Wiener controls the ups and downs of his own story. Keeps your attention with the constant twists and turns, I doubt you'll have time to be distracted.

  22. Aardsy's rating of the film Weiner

  23. Gonçalo Rosas's rating of the film Weiner

    8 - Came for the goldmine of double entendres, stayed for the incisive sociopolitical commentary. If anything, the recent developments with Weiner and Abedin made this even more fascinating.

  24. Graf von Zahl's rating of the film Weiner

    Ok, yes, I love these american documentaries. The thing raises concerns though - is this really what's most important in politics? Does it really have to be a show and is your private life really more important than political program?

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