War Made Easy Reviews

Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter
Top Critic
March 24, 2008

makes its timely arguments with passion and conviction.

V.A. Musetto
New York Post
Top Critic
March 14, 2008

Conventional and one-sided.

Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times
Top Critic
March 14, 2008

War Made Easy: How Presidents & Pundits Keep Spinning Us to Death is a depressing look at political manipulation and news media compliance.

Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Aaron Hillis
Village Voice
Top Critic
March 11, 2008

The doc is sobering, straightforward, and a bit drab, but to the participants' credit, it's also an entirely nonpartisan endeavor.

Steven Rea
Philadelphia Inquirer
Top Critic
November 20, 2007

Makes a strong case that when it comes to military action, the American public has been deceived by presidents from Lyndon Johnson on down the line to the current occupant of the White House.

Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Colin Covert
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Top Critic
October 4, 2007

While the film is intensely skeptical of the power elite, it has a refreshing faith in democracy.

Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Dennis Harvey
Top Critic
August 22, 2007

Overlapping with other recent docus, pic nonetheless presents a stimulating argument.