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Grand Canyon Adventure: River at Risk Reviews

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Chris Hewitt (St. Paul)
St. Paul Pioneer Press
January 9, 2009
Ostensibly, Grand Canyon is about threats to the river that quenches the thirst of much of the West Coast, but the movie is all over the map.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel
October 16, 2008
A good IMAX film usually combines eye-popping visuals with a 'teachable moment', a little history, geology, biology or what not, tucked in between the pretty pictures. Grand Canyon Adventure more than fills that bill.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Cole Smithey
April 15, 2008
Although muddled at times from its cross-purpose agendas of trumpeting conservation and establishing a story arc that never quite congeals, "Grand Canyon Adventure: River at Risk" is a lush look at a journey that few people will ever experience except vic
Full Review | Original Score: B-
Jim Lane
Sacramento News & Review
April 4, 2008
The word 'adventure' is a bit of an overstatement...
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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Tom Keogh
Seattle Times
March 21, 2008
Grand Canyon is such fun to watch with its superb, 3D quality that it's impossible not to be more caught up, albeit temporarily, in the illusion of getting splashed than in the unsettling realities of the environmental crisis it describes.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Jim Carnes
Sacramento Bee
March 21, 2008
As entertainment, it can be heart-poundingly exciting. As education, it has some merit. But as a movie, Grand Canyon Adventure: River at Risk 3D is kind of a mess.
| Original Score: 3/4
Daniel Eagan
Film Journal International
March 18, 2008
An outstanding example of what can be accomplished in large-format documentaries.
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Ronnie Scheib
March 17, 2008
Paradoxically, the beauty and splendor of the Grand Canyon...almost belies this docu's dire ecological message
John P. McCarthy
Boxoffice Magazine
March 17, 2008
The scenery isn't mind-blowing or the filmmaking awesome, but there's a certain majesty in how the movie achieves its noble goal of raising awareness about the world water crisis.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
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