The 11th Hour Reviews

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August 28, 2007
Wow----- who needs horror flicks?? 'The 11th Hour' is scarier than anything I've seen in the theater in a long time.
August 28, 2007
The movie's tagline is 'The Hope Is You', so if you leave the theater with a guilty conscience, the film has done its job.
August 24, 2007
The shadowy photography of the interviewees lends an ominous tone to nearly every scene, but what they're saying is often pragmatic and helpful.
August 24, 2007
An Inconvenient Truth was short on how to make life better. It rushed through a list of 'what to do next' offerings in the film's last few minutes. Here is where The 11th Hour shines.
August 24, 2007
An earnest, thoughtful documentary.
August 24, 2007
If Al Gore's An Inconvenient Truth was a warning, The 11th Hour is the red alert.
August 24, 2007
It benefits the most by providing good advice and an abundance of well-considered ideas from forward thinkers of all stripes and persuasions who refuse to give up hope.
August 24, 2007
The filmmakers take pains not to foster fatalistic gloom, concentrating on some of the progressive solutions still available to us.
August 24, 2007
The movie says we have to get back to the garden before complacency and ignorance hasten our demise. This is a hard argument to make without sounding kooky, but the documentary is too dire to turn dippy, cheesy, or sentimental.
August 24, 2007
Even if it becomes little more than a case of preaching to the choir, it's still a pretty sound sermon.
August 24, 2007
The 11th Hour is a very good movie, and its message absolutely deserves to be heard; let's just hope that in his efforts to escape the media's attention, DiCaprio hasn't situated himself in a place that will not only overshadow his celebrity, but the far
August 24, 2007
Not too much new or surprising, but aimed at the uninformed, non-believers, if they still exist.
August 23, 2007
... a compelling and sobering lesson in the devastating effect of human industry on the planet. But a lesson nonetheless.
August 23, 2007
The picture almost beats its theme to death -- the first hour is enough -- but the imaginative designers dreaming up a cleaner future end this Cassandra cry on an upbeat note.
August 23, 2007
Manages to be serious without being extreme in its message that global warming is no longer something to be debated but addressed and fought NOW.
August 22, 2007
nothing less than a complete rethinking of the relationship between humankind and the planet on which it lives. Complex, challenging, mind-expanding, and sometimes mind-blowing
August 20, 2007
A sobering look at the astounding changes in our planet over the last generation -- and the bleak future that awaits us if we don't get our act together.
August 18, 2007
a film that wraps its message around a hurled brick.
August 18, 2007
Persuasively damning... some might say these ideas are still being exhaustively (though inexplicably) debated as a political issue, but perhaps the film's greatest strength is in making its hysterical, activism-now urgencies an emotional issue.
August 17, 2007
Hugely effective documentary is a terrifying vision of exactly what's in store if we don't pay greater attention to what we're doing to the planet in our blind rush toward 'progress.'
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