A Dark Truth
A Dark Truth (2013)

Andy Garcia plays a former CIA operative turned political talk show host, who is hired by a corporate whistle blower to expose her company's cover-up of a massacre in a South American village. When he arrives, he is plunged into a… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: March 5, 2013
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Critic Score: 8% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Rick Groen
Globe and Mail

A lightweight flick about a heavy-duty subject, A Dark Truth plays like a TV movie back in the days when TV wasn't worth watching.

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Justin Chang
Variety

A self-serious eco-thriller assembled with a competent but heavy hand.

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Staci Layne Wilson
Yahoo! Movies

...never moves beyond a slow jog, even in what should be the most exciting moments.

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Gary Goldstein
Los Angeles Times

For all the attempted intrigue and mayhem, the film is dullsville, mired by a poky script, unremarkable action and, the hard-working Garcia aside, uninspired performances.

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Alonso Duralde
TheWrap

Pedestrian action scenes that wouldn't be out of place in a direct-to-DVD cheapie.

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Maitland McDonagh
Film Journal International

There are many roads to hell, and A Dark Truth travels the one paved with well-intentioned efforts to wrap complicated social/political issues in genre movie clichés.

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Linda Barnard
Toronto Star

A slog of a thriller that tries for relevance with an environmental message, A Dark Truth's biggest mystery is how so many "name" actors ended up in this torpid turkey.

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Chris Packham
Village Voice

The film's heart is in exactly the right place, but there's not a brain in its pretty little head.

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Betty Jo Tucker
ReelTalk Movie Reviews

This eco-thriller's message is an important one, but there are too many slow-moving scenes and too much screen time with characters just staring at each other.

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Flixster Audience Score: 37% Flixster User Reviews
Bruce Bruce
"When you can't affect change from within, I mean positive change, you have an obligation if you're at all conscious to get out and try other… More
Al S
A sharp, sophisticated, rich in character and smart action-thriller. An intelligent and suspenseful nail-biter that grabs you and does not want to let you go.… More
Caesar Mendez
January has not always been the best month for new releases as studios tend to shove out junk movies around this time. A Dark Truth is one of those junk movies… More