Revenge of the Electric Car Reviews

January 4, 2019
But Americans, despite lecturing from documentaries such as this, just haven't shown a great interest in the unattractive but efficient electric vehicles that have been produced so far.
July 22, 2012
It's an unexciting story, told in an excited manner...
July 19, 2012
Following up his 2006's Who Killed The Electric Car, film-maker Chris Paine has a more difficult task here.
July 15, 2012
There were high hopes of a warts-and-all follow-up to Paine's first film exposing the big guns of automotive, but it hasn't materialised.
July 9, 2012
The resulting puff-piece is a warning to crusading filmmakers about what happens after they've beaten the system.
February 3, 2012
This is more superficial rah-rah than investigation. I'm sure it serves its ideological purpose, but as a documentary, it's uninspired.
November 17, 2011
As filmmaking goes, Paine's follow-up is a dud.
November 10, 2011
Once a muckraker, Paine now acts mostly as a cheerleader, and his slick new movie trades heavily in the sort of flattering CEO profiles that grace the covers of business magazines.
November 3, 2011
Ultimately, "Revenge of the Electric Car" is like meeting with an overeager salesman. In real life, that's not necessarily an unpleasant experience, but it also doesn't last 90 minutes.
October 21, 2011
Saying electric cars are "zero emission" is about as truthful as saying you don't have to kill a cow when you buy a hamburger.
October 18, 2011
Anybody throwing the word revenge around right now is being a tad premature.
October 13, 2011
Too many important questions are never addressed, or even asked, presumably to protect corporate secrets.
April 29, 2011
Without true tension, the docu feels as slickly manufactured as its va-va-voom subject.