The Great Hack Reviews

July 29, 2019
Now available on Netflix, this new documentary looks at the state of data as a commodity in the modern age, yet does so in an incredibly simple, seemingly disposable manner
July 29, 2019
The Great Hack doesn't make it past the firewall.
July 27, 2019
This high-profile... documentary about the Cambridge Analytica scandal is... frequently gripping, gorgeous to watch, occasionally thought-provoking, always entertaining and yet, ultimately, a tiny bit vapid.
July 24, 2019
"The Great Hack" lays out the nuts and bolts of the Cambridge Analytica scandal with graphic energy and skill, yet it wedges the issues into a fight-the-power paradigm that's cloying and simplistic.
July 23, 2019
But there's no satisfying end point to this movie, which reaches its alarmist conclusion quite early on and then functions more as a frustratingly sporadic video diary.
July 23, 2019
It seems so invested in a rehabilitation of Brittany Kaiser's image that the filmmakers' own motives end up being its most interesting subject.