Howard Zinn: You Can't Be Neutral on a Moving Train Reviews

October 29, 2004
A provocative documentary on a life that could easily be described as a moving train.
October 15, 2004
Finally, a documentary about one of America's most important academics.
October 15, 2004
Leads us on a journey through some of the major historical events of the 20th century, revealing Zinn to be far more than simply an activist version of Zelig.
October 14, 2004
Loaded with fantastic old footage and photographs of the Vietnam War, of the American civil rights movement and of Zinn's own family.
August 26, 2004
A thinker and an educator, Zinn has led a life of commitment and compassion, and the film offers a loving tribute.
July 28, 2004
His simple message -- that history is not made by the few but by the struggles of the many -- isn't out of line with typical Marxist teachings, but Zinn has always found a way to make it fresh.
July 27, 2004
A concise primer that should well satisfy those with a casual interest in his career.
July 23, 2004
It's the subject himself, still brimming with passion in his 80s, who provides the most inspiring moments.
July 23, 2004
Deb Ellis and Dennis Mueller's tight and deceptively low-key documentary lets the subject eloquently speak for himself.
July 23, 2004
A decently executed but rather formulaic treatment of a life that's been anything but.