People V. The State of Illusion (2012)


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Good documentaries are based on the attempt, in one fashion or another, to document reality. Great documentaries take you further. This movie questions what is reality and reveals how our perceptions can actually create reality. If you liked The Secret, The Shadow Effect, or What The Bleep Do We Know!? then you're sure to love this docudrama by Austin Vickers. This must-see psychological movie includes some of the nation's leading thinkers in the fields of neuroscience, biochemistry, psychology, … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Documentary, Drama, Special Interest
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Written By: Austin Vickers
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Box Office: $42.2k
Samuel Goldwyn Pictures - Official Site


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More infomercial than movie, "People V. the State of Illusion" calls itself a documentary but is really a 90-minute PowerPoint presentation by motivational speaker Austin Vickers.

Full Review… | April 26, 2012
Los Angeles Times
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There is an intriguing message behind this film; too bad it is presented so awkwardly.

Full Review… | April 13, 2012
San Francisco Chronicle
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If you can overlook its shortcomings and focus on the information it provides, you may find it enlightening.

Full Review… | March 15, 2012
Seattle Times
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None of the prison scenes ring true (though Tuttle is a somewhat intriguing actor), and they distract from the discussion brought up in the rest of the film.

Full Review… | September 8, 2011
Arizona Republic
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What are they trying to sell me here?

Full Review… | January 4, 2013
Tribune News Service

A deadly dull treatise on stress and other modern psychological hindrances to health and happiness that comes across as a Scientology recruitment video awkwardly cross-pollinated with a late-night infomercial.

Full Review… | April 28, 2012

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