American History X

American History X

American History X

Edward Norton gives an Oscar-nominated performance in this brutal 1998 drama as a former white supremacist who discovers the errors of his ways in prison while serving time for killing two crooks. Returning to society with a new set of ideals, he attempts to prevent his younger brother (Edward Furlong) from the same violent path.

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American History X / Reviews

Time Out

Time Out

Two things hold the interest: Norton's astounding performance, and a feeling for the male reality of reactionary working class environments.

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The New York Times

The New York Times

Has enough fiery acting and provocative bombast to make its impact felt!

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Roger Ebert

Roger Ebert

The film is always interesting and sometimes compelling, and it contains more actual provocative thought than any American film on race since Do the Right Thing.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

This journey to unpleasantville is too often manipulative and strains to maintain tension.

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Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

This is a terrifying look at the humanity implicit in hatred. Flawed, but fascinating.

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