The Show
The Show (2017)

Today's audience has become infatuated with watching others degrade themselves on national television. They crave a wild argument, a bloody fight, or a publicized scandal. It has become the ultimate source of entertainment. But when the… More

Rated: R
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Genre: Drama
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Kimber Myers
Los Angeles Times

Neither sharp enough to qualify as satire nor emotional enough to be a standard drama, "The Show" exists in film purgatory.

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Todd Jorgenson

There's plenty of emotion but precious little sense packed into this acerbic media satire that winds up more heavy-handed than provocative.

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Michael Rechtshaffen
Hollywood Reporter

Early promise quickly evaporates once the film sheds its smirk and turns increasingly sanctimonious.

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Matt Donato
We Got This Covered

This Is Your Death is a brilliant concept, but tonal mishandling makes for another media takedown that's all bark and no bite.

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Peter Debruge

It's cast mostly with small-screen actors, looks like early-aughts TV, and raises indefensible moral dilemmas that movies like "The Hunger Games" have long since rendered moot.

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Kahron Spearman
Austin Chronicle

Placing the obvious philosophical hypocrisies aside, the film's ultimate issues lie in motivations, the film's and each of the characters.

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