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Howard Zinn - You Can't Be Neutral on a Moving Train Reviews

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Andrea Chase
Killer Movie Reviews

a spare but dazzling portrait of a unique man and soulful progressive

Full Review Source: Killer Movie Reviews | Original Score: 5/5

October 3, 2010
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

A flattering but soft documentary about Howard Zinn.

Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews | Original Score: B

June 1, 2005
Marta Barber
Miami Herald
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A provocative documentary on a life that could easily be described as a moving train.

Full Review Source: Miami Herald | Original Score: 3/4

October 29, 2004
Jonathan Curiel
San Francisco Chronicle
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Finally, a documentary about one of America's most important academics.

Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle | Original Score: 3/4

October 15, 2004
Kevin Crust
Los Angeles Times
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Leads us on a journey through some of the major historical events of the 20th century, revealing Zinn to be far more than simply an activist version of Zelig.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 3.5/5

October 15, 2004
Ernest Hardy
L.A. Weekly
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Loaded with fantastic old footage and photographs of the Vietnam War, of the American civil rights movement and of Zinn's own family.

Full Review Source: L.A. Weekly

October 14, 2004
Chris Hewitt (St. Paul)
St. Paul Pioneer Press

'Compassion' is a word the man himself uses a lot, and it's what makes the film so invigorating. Ending the movie with eloquent words about how to live a hopeful life, he is 82 and he continues to fight for what he believes in.

Full Review Source: St. Paul Pioneer Press | Original Score: 3/4

October 7, 2004
Rob Thomas
Capital Times (Madison, WI)

They generally sit back and let the genial, even cheerful Zinn tell his story.

Full Review Source: Capital Times (Madison, WI) | Original Score: 3/4

September 16, 2004
Steven Rea
Philadelphia Inquirer
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A thinker and an educator, Zinn has led a life of commitment and compassion, and the film offers a loving tribute.

| Original Score: 3.5/4

August 26, 2004
Kim Williamson
Boxoffice Magazine

The sparkle of Zinn, who as a liberal toiling for decades for the common man yet seeing so many of them continue to vote instead for the side that wishes them such ill might be expected to have become embittered, remains as bright and infectious as ever.

Full Review Source: Boxoffice Magazine | Original Score: 3/5

August 15, 2004
Maria Garcia
Film Journal International

An example of film editing at its finest: Ellis and Mueller combine archival footage, contemporary interviews, voice-over narration (by Matt Damon) based on Zinn's writing, and music with a skill that can only be borne of thoughtful contemplation.

Full Review Source: Film Journal International

August 8, 2004
Stephen Whitty
Newark Star-Ledger
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His simple message -- that history is not made by the few but by the struggles of the many -- isn't out of line with typical Marxist teachings, but Zinn has always found a way to make it fresh.

Full Review Source: Newark Star-Ledger

July 28, 2004
Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter
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A concise primer that should well satisfy those with a casual interest in his career.

July 27, 2004
Ken Fox
TV Guide's Movie Guide

It's an excellent introduction to a man whose thoughts on war, peace and dissent have become increasingly influential in ever more confusing times.

Full Review Source: TV Guide's Movie Guide | Original Score: 3.5/5

July 23, 2004
Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News
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It's the subject himself, still brimming with passion in his 80s, who provides the most inspiring moments.

Full Review Source: New York Daily News | Original Score: 2.5/4

July 23, 2004
Lou Lumenick
New York Post
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Deb Ellis and Dennis Mueller's tight and deceptively low-key documentary lets the subject eloquently speak for himself.

| Original Score: 3/4

July 23, 2004

E! Online

A nice companion piece to Fahrenheit 9/11, this moving Train will only feed the country's election-year interest in politics.

Full Review Source: E! Online | Original Score: A-

July 23, 2004
John Anderson
Newsday
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A decently executed but rather formulaic treatment of a life that's been anything but.

Full Review Source: Newsday | Original Score: 2.5/4

July 23, 2004
Stephen Holden
New York Times
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Mr. Zinn delivers a challenge when he says, 'To be neutral and to be passive is to collaborate with whatever is going on.' Democracy he defines as 'not just a counting-up of votes' but a 'counting-up of actions.'

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 3/5

July 23, 2004
David Sterritt
Christian Science Monitor

Thoughtful, exciting, moving.

Full Review Source: Christian Science Monitor | Original Score: 4/4

July 22, 2004
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