• Trashed
    2 minutes 55 seconds
    Added: Nov 27, 2012

Trashed Reviews

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Jamie S. Rich
April 11, 2013

Some arguments are a bit hamfisted, and Irons plays the serious journalist card a little too hard, but overall, Trashed is thought-provoking and illuminating.

Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Brent Simon
Shared Darkness
March 21, 2013

A vividly sketched doc of environmental warning which deploys co-producer Jeremy Irons as its inquisitive guide, Candida Brady's film serves as a compelling indictment of modern profligacy.

Full Review | Original Score: B+
Jennifer Tate
February 28, 2013

This eye-opening and educational documentary about the shocking and brutal effects of our global waste problem will make you sit up, listen, and reconsider your lifestyle and diet choices.

Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
David Parkinson
Empire Magazine
February 25, 2013

A timely doc that seeks to amuse and inform as much as alarm.

Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Gary Goldstein
Los Angeles Times
Top Critic
December 14, 2012

The movie, as have other eco-documentaries, chillingly examines how endless bits of the toxic material routinely flood our oceans, harm its inhabitants and find their way into the fish we eat.

Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times
Top Critic
December 13, 2012

If we must talk trash, Mr. Irons - assisted by a scientist or two and Vangelis's doomy score - is an inspired choice of guide.

Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Joe Neumaier
New York Daily News
Top Critic
December 13, 2012

Crucial viewing for realists and alarmists both.

Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
Michelle Orange
Village Voice
Top Critic
December 11, 2012

The form is straightforward, if a little meandering, as is the message: We have to fix this.

Prairie Miller
WBAI Radio
December 7, 2012

Jeremy Irons talks Trashed, as the actor turned civilian ventures across the globe in search of solutions to the ecological crisis of mounting waste material everywhere. While uniquely casting himself as a protagonist in a documentary.

Robbie Collin
Daily Telegraph
May 24, 2012

A patchy but grimly compelling documentary about the environmental threat of rubbish.

Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Gail Tolley
The List
May 24, 2012

While there are a few interesting case studies thrown into the mix - the massive swirling island of plastic 'soup' in the Pacific being one - overall there's just not enough material of interest here.

Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Neil Young
Hollywood Reporter
Top Critic
May 24, 2012

While its techniques are manipulative -- it's certainly no margin-call to say that Vangelis's two-dimensional score barely lets up from start to finish -- the picture ultimately swerves pitfalls of hectoring preachiness.

Leslie Felperin
Top Critic
May 23, 2012

Earnest but rather televisual.

Lee Marshall
Screen International
May 23, 2012

A committed, thought-provoking documentary.

Emanuel Levy
March 3, 2013

| Original Score: B-
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