“PBS’s Fascinating Philly D.A. Poses a Crucial, Timely Question: Can Our Broken Criminal Justice System Really Be Fixed?”
“Philly D.A. is easily the best documentary series of 2021.”
VULTURE | PHILLY D.A. “the second coming of the Wire… The show should be viewed as a model for an entire genre of documentary storytelling.”
“Philly D.A. is like the second coming of The Wire in docuseries form.”
“A riveting PBS eight-parter… Philly D.A.’s fast-moving, over-the-shoulder, fly-on-the-wall pressure-cooker pace conveys perfectly the importance of what is at stake and the life-and-death issues on the table for Krasner.”
“Philly D.A. asks, can this controversial figure actually implement meaningful change?”
Vox says PHILLY D.A. is one of “15 groundbreaking, unsettling, joyous documentaries to look for this year.”
“Philly D.A. is an eight-part documentary series about Krasner’s new role, and it’s thrilling and intriguing to watch. The first two episodes, which premiered at Sundance, are engrossing, fast paced, and clear about the stakes of the DA office trying to implement a new agenda while retaining public trust, and the challenges of trying to turn a ship in a new direction. ”
Stephen Silver selects Philly D.A. as one of top five films at Sundance.
Ahead of the eight-part series arrival on April 20th, Rolling Stone has an exclusive clip that gives viewers an inside look into Krasner’s office.
“[An] admirably complex and captivating eight-part series… There are no easy answers, only difficult choices, and “Philly D.A.” is at its most powerful when it reckons with the passion and discord in that space. From the outset, the series makes clear it will not be a hagiography of Krasner, a gripping study of the rippling fabric of a changing city as it shakes out the past in front of our eyes.”
“[The] first two episodes mark an extraordinarily promising start for the series, which boasts impressive access to Larry Krasner’s Philadelphia district attorney’s office and a nuanced approach that works hard to give this specific situation universal ripples.
“Philly D.A. gives inside view on the justice system”
‘Philly D.A.’ Gives Fascinating Look at How Progressivism Can Redefine Justice.
The line-up includes Philly D.A., the strand’s first docuseries, which follows the most controversial District Attorney in the U.S. and will arrive from its premiere at Sundance.
“Through Philly D.A., we are able to bring the public behind the scenes of this pivotal and often opaque institution and to create a 360-degree portrait of our city in the midst of change. We’re thrilled to show the series to audiences for the first time at Sundance.”
“Philly D.A. is a gripping all-access look at a politician’s efforts to overturn an oppressive political system.”
“The city’s been in the news a lot lately, and some of the reasons are way better than Four Seasons Total Landscaping.”
“Filmmaker Alex Da Corte creates a rush of surreal and light-hearted vignettes.”
“Short, sweet and drenched in Whack’s charm, it’s a welcome return for the talented Philadelphia rapper, singer and songwriter.”
“Playful cut arrives with video, directed by Alex Da Corte, that channels classic kids TV, stop-motion animation.”
Shahs of Sunset: Les Chats de Sunset honored.
“With humor at its heart, “Loading Zones” manages to make the proclamation “I park for free” something of a rallying cry for anyone who has ever kept the hazards on to avoid a meter.”