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Jeremy Aspinall
Radio Times
September 27, 2013
If ever a documentary needed Michael Moore's ability to debunk the rich and powerful in his inimitable sardonic style, it's here.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Peter Bradshaw
September 26, 2013
It is a splenetic, satiric attack on the formidable PR forces, spurious thinktanks and talking heads being mobilised in the US to attack the idea of man-made global warming.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Adam Woodward
Little White Lies
September 26, 2013
If you like being hectored, preached at and told you're wrong, then this is the film for you.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
September 26, 2013
Craig Scott Rosebraugh delivers an informative if somewhat self-satisfied expose of climate change deniers, explaining exactly where they get their funding from and how they are determined to dupe the public despite the devastating consequences.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Nigel Andrews
Financial Times
September 26, 2013
This film is an awful warning and awful fun at one and the same time.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Patrick Peters
Empire Magazine
September 23, 2013
A fiery doc that undermines itself with pub-bore polemics.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Elias Savada
Film Threat
June 6, 2013
... thorough in its revelations, and thoroughly depressing on how the world has been thwarted in this important attempt to heal itself. The film is intent on putting on notice all the "guilty" parties that deny the dangers of climate change...
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Jamie S. Rich
May 8, 2013
...tragically falters whenever director Craig Scott Rosebraugh inserts himself into the proceedings and allows his personal ax grinding to overtake journalistic impartiality.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
T'Cha Dunlevy
Montreal Gazette
May 2, 2013
The title says it all.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Todd Jorgenson
March 29, 2013
The well-intentioned film includes plenty of statistics and makes its stance clear, but the familiarity of the subject matter decreases its impact.
Sean P. Means
Salt Lake Tribune
March 22, 2013
An entertaining expose of the industry-paid deniers and how they continue to muddle the climate-change "debate."
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Bruce Demara
Toronto Star
March 14, 2013
As much as it hopes to incite outrage and to stir a complacent body politic into action, [it] never quite rises to the level of urgency the subject requires.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Kelly Vance
East Bay Express
March 13, 2013
Not the most eloquent "outrage doc."
Avi Offer
NYC Movie Guru
March 9, 2013
Provocative, vital and enraging. It goes further than An Inconvenient Truth.
Full Review | Original Score: 7.75/10
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John Hartl
Seattle Times
March 8, 2013
A blistering attack on politicians, propagandists, dissemblers and other climate-change deniers.
| Original Score: 3/4
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Ronnie Scheib
March 8, 2013
The film's effectiveness largely stems from the flat-out lameness of the opposition arguments, the lack of scientific credentials of those making them, and the self-interest of their corporate bosses.
Leah Churner
Austin Chronicle
March 8, 2013
Rosebraugh's arguments are sound and his heart is in the right place, but his execution is self-defeating.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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Michael O'Sullivan
Washington Post
March 8, 2013
Filmmaker Craig Scott Rosebraugh seems to take a kind of perverse glee in hauling out the worst offenders among what he calls the climate change deniers for public shaming.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Kyle Smith
New York Post
March 8, 2013
What's next, "Big Oil Is Full of Meanies"?
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
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Tom Long
Detroit News
March 8, 2013
The film makes its case well. The problem, though, is it seems a bit late.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
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