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An exploration into the philosophy and the players behind the recent push to cut state support for higher education.

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All Critics (17) | Top Critics (6) | Fresh (16) | Rotten (1)

  • Amid all the hand-wringing about student debt, Mims offers a jolt of chilling clarity.

    September 15, 2016 | Full Review…
  • Starving the Beast does an admirable job of making even the most arcane of arguments and abstruse alliances plain and clear.

    September 15, 2016 | Rating: 3.5/5 | Full Review…
  • Academics used to joke that campus politics were so vicious because the stakes were so small. That's no longer the case, at least where the stakes are concerned, as "Starving the Beast" makes clear.

    September 8, 2016 | Full Review…
  • It contains big insights for those who wade in - and helps lay the groundwork for debates.

    September 7, 2016 | Full Review…
  • [Mims'] film goes far ... thanks not just to his thorough research, but also a strong narrative and compelling cinematography.

    September 7, 2016 | Full Review…
  • A polished and provocative documentary about debates over funding -- or defunding -- state colleges and universities.

    September 2, 2016 | Full Review…

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