The Truth (A Dark Truth)
The 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: January 4, 2013
DVD 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

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

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: 36% Flixster User Reviews
Kevin M. Williams
Imagine talking to Martin Sheen for an hour. Oy vey. Well,that's how this liberal-intentions-and-heart-on-its-sleeve action pic plays out as a super big… 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
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