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Terror Docudrama Baader-Meinhof Impresses Critics

(Newser) - Critics are largely impressed with Germany's blood-drenched epic The Baader-Meinhof Complex, following the group of young, sexy radicals who terrorized the country for years. A selection of reviews:
  • It's a "taut, unnerving, forcefully unromantic film," writes New York Times critic Manohla Dargis, who praises director Uli Edel for
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'Terrorist Chic' Film Shocks Germany

Baader-Meinhof Complex glorifies violence, say critics

(Newser) - A controversial new film opening this week tackles the darkest chapter in Germany's postwar history: the bombings, kidnappings, and assassinations of a high-profile 1970s leftist group. The team behind The Baader-Meinhof Complex, which stars several of Germany's biggest celebrities, calls it an attempt to debunk myths about the gang. But... More »

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