Operation Varsity Blues: The College Admissions Scandal Reviews

  • Operation Varsity Blues: The College Admissions Scandal
    • Genre : Documentary,Crime
    • Release Date :
    • MPAA Rating : PG-13
    • Duration : 100 minute(s)
    • Production Budget : -
    • Studio : Netflix
    • Official Site : https://www.netflix.com/title/81130691
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Movie Reviews

  • this is a spectacular story; "Operation Varsity Blues: The College Admissions Scandal" is easily platforming itself as one of the great documentaries this year -- it's audacious, outrageous and goddamn sensational
    4.5 of 5 by Daniel Hart [Ready Steady Cut ]
  • this documentary offers a riveting account of a scandal that captured headlines in 2019 and a devastating reflection on US culture, higher education, and an unjust system of wealth and privilege
    4 of 5 by Jennifer Green [Common Sense Media ]
  • the movie offers new insights into the ways Rick Singer exploited elite colleges' preferential treatment of wealthy white students; The script's skillful tension makes it easy to forgive "Operation Varsity Blues" its occasionally clunky missteps
    by Inkoo Kang [The Hollywood Reporter ]
  • insightful and entertaining look at the scandal which saw wealthy US parents buying college places for their kids
    4 of 5 by Emma Simmonds [The List Film (UK) ]
  • engrossing "Operation Varsity Blues" takes a deep dive into the college admissions scandal; The documentary does a solid job of detailing how it all came crashing down; as one arrest leads to another arrest leads to the arrest of mastermind Rick Singer
    3 of 4 by Richard Roeper [Chicago Sun-Times ]
  • Chris Smith's sly and enraging new documentary "Operation Varsity Blues: The College Admissions Scandal", ..ingeniously pulls back the curtain to tell a cautionary tale worth hearing
    Review rate : B+ by Nate Adams [The Only Critic ]
  • Chris Smith's documentary wisely understands that the 2019 college admissions scandal is part of a larger broken system
    Review rate : B+ by Matt Goldberg [Collider ]
  • "Operation Varsity Blues: The College Admissions Scandal" is a pretty straightforward title for such a strange — and effective — documentary; the way Chris Smith lays everything out.. is so compelling
    4 of 5 by Bill Goodykoontz [Arizona Republic ]
  • "Operation Varsity Blues" presents the whole iceberg, in an innovative and compelling way; "Operation Varsity Blues" has all the facts, and lays them out with galvanizing clarity and precision
    by Owen Gleiberman [Variety ]
  • "Operation Varsity Blues" is a reminder that there is so much about the college admissions process that needs reforming
    by Danielle Solzman [Solzy at the Movies ]

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