Before the Flood Reviews

October 28, 2016
It should all resemble a vanity project except for one thing: The film lays out the case for reform with steadfast rigor.
October 21, 2016
"Before the Flood" may not tackle too much new ground, but given the sincerity of its message, its ability to assemble such a watchable and comprehensive account gives it an undeniable urgency.
October 21, 2016
Another global warming warning sign, more honorable in its intentions than in having a distinct voice to ultimately make a difference.
October 20, 2016
A serious, substantial piece of work.
October 20, 2016
This film promises early on to set itself apart by detailing specific things individuals can do to mitigate the environmental damage, but those suggestions end up being disappointingly few.
October 20, 2016
"Before the Flood" is neither dull screed nor stat-heavy pamphlet, thanks largely to the questing intensity of its marquee guide.
October 20, 2016
Frustrating but frequently compelling ...
September 22, 2016
Flood's filmmakers are intelligent in their use of the biggest asset they have: Not only do they keep their movie star onscreen, they work hard to tie viewers' concern for the environment up with his biography.
September 22, 2016
An issue doc that brazenly and effectively trades on its central figure's stardom to agitate for action on a topic that has become a political hot potato.