There's so much of airports, taxis and trains that I was left with the thought that a message about the shortcomings of deities and church-going isn't best conveyed in conveyances.
| Original Score: 2.6/5
There's simply not enough time given to any meaningful exchange of ideas.
| Original Score: 1/4
Director Gus Holwerda does his best to add tension to the mostly tame travelogue. But damned if The Unbelievers doesn't find a few new converts.
| Original Score: 2.5/4
Plays like a publicity stunt for its secular stars.
These conversations are fascinating ... to those of you who share the scientific view.
| Original Score: 3/5
In its reliance on sloganeering in place of substantive debate, The Unbelievers winds up being almost as insular as any dogmatic religious group. Instead of opening viewers' minds, it's just preaching to the choir.
It ably captures the provocative open forums that Richard Dawkins and Lawrence Krauss conduct, but its uneven nature occasionally dulls the effect of these intellectually stimulating conversations.
A study in the frustrating insufferableness of people you probably agree with ...
'Unbelievers' is a high-minded love fest between two deeply committed atheistic intellectuals and their rock star-like fan base.