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Revenge of the Electric Car Reviews

Dave Calhoun
Time Out
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The techie stuff is light and the mood mostly optimistic, which makes for a slightly bland experience.

Full Review Source: Time Out | Original Score: 3/5

July 17, 2012
Calvin Wilson
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
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"Revenge of the Electric Car" lacks the urgency of "Who Killed the Electric Car?" But Paine's thorough knowledge of his subject, and engaging way with an interview, make the follow-up film a fun ride.

Full Review Source: St. Louis Post-Dispatch | Original Score: 3/4

November 23, 2011
Steven Rea
Philadelphia Inquirer
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As filmmaking goes, Paine's follow-up is a dud.

Full Review Source: Philadelphia Inquirer | Original Score: 2/4

November 17, 2011
Colin Covert
Minneapolis Star Tribune
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If you thought you'd never mist up at a nonfiction movie about plug-in autos, you're in for a surprise. This is a surprisingly emotional trip, and a very enjoyable one.

Full Review Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune | Original Score: 3/4

November 14, 2011
J. R. Jones
Chicago Reader
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Once a muckraker, Paine now acts mostly as a cheerleader, and his slick new movie trades heavily in the sort of flattering CEO profiles that grace the covers of business magazines.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

November 10, 2011
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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The first film was charged with drama. "Revenge" is somewhat anticlimactically charged with a wall plug.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 3/4

November 10, 2011
Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle
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The movie is interesting now and, given its subject, should even be more interesting in about a hundred years. Stick around.

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

November 3, 2011
Ty Burr
Boston Globe
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More hopeful but also more complex and lacking the focused urgency of the original.

Full Review Source: Boston Globe | Original Score: 2.5/4

November 3, 2011
Randy Cordova
Arizona Republic
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Ultimately, "Revenge of the Electric Car" is like meeting with an overeager salesman. In real life, that's not necessarily an unpleasant experience, but it also doesn't last 90 minutes.

Full Review Source: Arizona Republic | Original Score: 2/5

November 3, 2011
Andrew O'Hehir
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Fascinating and highly entertaining...

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October 23, 2011
Mindy Farabee
Los Angeles Times
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Wall Street might want to take notice of how quickly tides can change.

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

October 21, 2011
Kyle Smith
New York Post
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Saying electric cars are "zero emission" is about as truthful as saying you don't have to kill a cow when you buy a hamburger.

Full Review Source: New York Post | Original Score: 1/4

October 21, 2011
Daniel M. Gold
New York Times
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In the end, "Revenge of the Electric Car" is a slick, enjoyable valentine to a retooling industry. This optimistic film lacks the outrage of the earlier work, but that's O.K. A movement needs its triumphs too.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 3.5/5

October 20, 2011
Joe Morgenstern
Wall Street Journal
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Fascinating in its own right.

Full Review Source: Wall Street Journal

October 20, 2011
Nick Schager
Time Out New York
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Anybody throwing the word revenge around right now is being a tad premature.

Full Review Source: Time Out New York | Original Score: 2/5

October 18, 2011
Michelle Orange
Village Voice
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In lieu of a business case for ethics, it tells the story of that rare moment when the bottom line finally dovetails with the greater good.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

October 18, 2011
Jennie Punter
Globe and Mail
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Given Paine's penchant for B-movie-sounding titles, let's hope he gets to make it a trilogy that concludes with The Electric Car Lives!

Full Review Source: Globe and Mail | Original Score: 3/4

October 14, 2011
Greg Quill
Toronto Star
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Too many important questions are never addressed, or even asked, presumably to protect corporate secrets.

Full Review Source: Toronto Star | Original Score: 2/4

October 13, 2011
Ronnie Scheib
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Without true tension, the docu feels as slickly manufactured as its va-va-voom subject.

Full Review Source: Variety

April 29, 2011
Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter
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This fascinating sequel provides a surprisingly upbeat prognosis on the transition to electric vehicles.

Full Review Source: Hollywood Reporter

April 25, 2011
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