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I.O.U.S.A. Reviews

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Kelly Vance
East Bay Express

Bottom line: The party's over. There's no such thing as a free lunch. America itself may be a bubble.

Full Review Source: East Bay Express

August 15, 2011
Simon Foster

If more people had watched this film, they might still have their houses.

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March 9, 2011
Matthew Turner

Well made, informative and genuinely terrifying documentary, in which the use of humour can't quite diminish the spectre of doom and gloom.

Full Review Source: ViewLondon | Original Score: 3/5

January 14, 2010
Jennifer Merin

Think of this important documentary as Economics 101, a primer on how America and Americans spend, and what hardships the future holds for us unless we change the pattern and our habits quickly.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 5/5

June 27, 2009
Ron Wilkinson
Monsters and Critics

For a film starring the national debt, this is a good one. The expected tedious numerical research is accompanied by excellent graphics and archival footage that bring it alive. Is anyone listening?

Full Review Source: Monsters and Critics | Original Score: 7/10

February 23, 2009
Marty Mapes
Movie Habit

Practically begs audiences to declaim it essential viewing, rather than quietly convincing us

Full Review Source: Movie Habit | Original Score: 2/4

February 22, 2009

Fending off the global repo man

Full Review Source: JWR | Original Score: 4/5

February 5, 2009

I.O.U.S.A manages to keep this dense, dry information dynamic enough to be interesting and terrifying enough to be important.

Full Review Source: Cinerina | Original Score: 4/5

December 17, 2008
Bill Gibron

If you believe the terrifying documentary I.O.U.S.A., America is headed for a financial crisis of monumental proportions - and apparently, we are probably too late to keep it from happening.

Full Review Source: PopMatters | Original Score: 3.5/5

December 7, 2008
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Its aim is to raise awareness of an impending financial disaster if America continues acting fiscally and morally irresponsible.

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

November 20, 2008
Frank Ochieng
Movie Eye

[A] timely documentary...There is a sense of urgency that propels Creadon's cautionary narrative as an alarming wake-up call to financial discipline.

Full Review | Original Score: 3/4

November 20, 2008
Gabe Leibowitz
Film and Felt

Creadon avoids turning his film into a partisan slugfest, instead opting to focus on how our country as a whole must come together.

Full Review Source: Film and Felt | Original Score: 68/100

November 17, 2008
Dave Calhoun
Time Out
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This solid doc reminds us how unsustainable the current American economy is.

Full Review Source: Time Out | Original Score: 3/6

November 14, 2008

A film with an urgent message that uses the medium to its advantage.

Full Review Source: Film4 | Original Score: 4/5

November 14, 2008
Wendy Ide
Times [UK]

Unexpectedly entertaining, given that it's about dodgy accounting on an epic scale, the film predicts an economic cold shower that is about to douse America's prospects, thanks to its ever-expanding national debt.

Full Review Source: Times [UK] | Original Score: 4/5

November 14, 2008
Peter Bradshaw

This movie is a scary, exhilarating blast of atheist common sense.

Full Review Source: Guardian | Original Score: 4/5

November 14, 2008
Tim Robey
Daily Telegraph

Patrick Creadon's film is a lucid history lesson in the failures of successive Republican presidents to put a stopper in the country's leaking fiscal hole.

Full Review Source: Daily Telegraph

November 14, 2008
Nigel Andrews
Financial Times

Chastening, compelling.

Full Review Source: Financial Times

November 14, 2008
Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope

It makes a very good effort at trying to cover this enormous, important, complex issue of the national debt in less than an hour and a half.

Full Review Source: Laramie Movie Scope | Original Score: B

November 13, 2008
Michael Sragow
Baltimore Sun

Although the movie is unabashedly alarming, it's also intelligent fun.

Full Review Source: Baltimore Sun | Original Score: 3/4

November 7, 2008
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