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Dark Waters (2019)



Critic Consensus: Dark Waters powerfully relays a real-life tale of infuriating malfeasance, honoring the victims and laying blame squarely at the feet of the perpetrators.

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Inspired by a shocking true story, a tenacious attorney (Mark Ruffalo) uncovers a dark secret that connects a growing number of unexplained deaths due to one of the world's largest corporations. In the process, he risks everything -- his future, his family, and his own life -- to expose the truth.

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Tim Robbins
as Tom Terp
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The groundswell of dogged determination propelling this environmental thriller is so powerful that it deals effortlessly with the knotty tangle of facts packed into its plot. Much of this is down to the film's star and initiator, Mark Ruffalo.

March 4, 2020 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

The subject deserved better.

March 3, 2020 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

In Dark Waters, [Todd Haynes] bathes his audience in pure terror like very few other directors could.

February 28, 2020 | Rating: 4/5

True to its title, this is a murky pool of a movie, and Mark Ruffalo is the man on the bank, poking its surface with a stick.

February 27, 2020 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

A movie that works marvellously well within its own generic terms...

February 27, 2020 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

The Bilotts make compelling viewing, straight arrows losing the scales from their eyes.

February 26, 2020 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

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