ANTHROPOCENE: The Human Epoch Reviews

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March 20, 2020
This powerful, poetic film shows the stunning beauty (and horrific impact) of humanity's creations as we leave the Holocene Epoch and enter the Anthropocene.
February 28, 2020
Anthropocene's non-didactic approach makes space for the viewer's own thoughts, letting them meditate on their place in the planet it's presenting.
January 24, 2020
This one of those docs that is built on the notions that seeing is believing and actions speak louder than words.
January 17, 2020
[T]he narration feels out of place for this visually sumptuous trip and its flashcard-like info doesn't really mesh with the sensory film it's trying to be.
November 22, 2019
This is a movie that provides visually pure and beautifully photographed proof of the danger in which people are putting the planet.
October 11, 2019
We're used to documentaries that celebrate gorgeous scenes of the natural world, but "Anthropocene: The Human Epoch" adds a discomfiting twist, presenting beautiful images of some of the ugliest things that humans are doing to the planet.
October 4, 2019
This is a very beautiful movie, but there is a difference between bombarding an audience with images and actually telling them something.
October 3, 2019
The film's stunning visuals of these and other impacted places, particularly the aerial shots, capture an abstract imagery that is at once beautiful and horrifying.
September 26, 2019
It's strongest, however, as a dizzying, dimensional tour of scale and time, forcing us to wonder how a sense of earth-centric balance can be restored.
September 24, 2019
At times, more information would be preferable; in other scenes, images speak volumes without words. But as advocacy, the movie is potent and frequently terrifying.
September 17, 2019
Epic, grimly statistical, with just a smidgen of cautious optimism about the planet so gravely altered by humanity
August 21, 2019
It's a useful update and a strong reminder of the global nature of a problem that cannot be isolated by borders.
May 21, 2019
The [team's] latest film is the culmination of a major body of work and it's as visually stunning and intellectually invigorating as the previous two films are.
March 8, 2019
It is important to remind people - again and again and again - that we can't continue to treat the planet like this.
March 4, 2019
Astonishment. Pure, lurid, ravishing, genuine astonishment. That is Anthropocene: The Human Epoch.
February 15, 2019
Raising questions about humanity's place in and responsibility towards the world, this fastidiously constructed documentary demands attention.
February 5, 2019
The plate of vegetables that it sounds like, but its cinematography and passion for our planet make a strong case for your attention.
February 1, 2019
As the filmmakers release us from our trance, we emerge concerned, horrified, but hopefully motivated to do something.
February 1, 2019
Masterfully detailed, captivating you visually with a subtle yet haunting musical layer to tell a difficult yet necessary story.
January 28, 2019
To reach a better future, we have first to imagine it. Anthropocene elucidates our monstrous deeds in a way that is observational rather than condemnatory.
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