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The Revisionaries Reviews

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October 31, 2013
Scott Thurman's new film The Revisionaries is a postcard from the frontline of America's culture wars.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
October 26, 2012
Due to redistricting, every position on the Texas State Board of Education is up for election on the November 2012 ballot. See The Revisionaries and become better informed about the subject, and then remember to cast your vote.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
October 25, 2012
Really a well-made dispatch from a long war.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
October 25, 2012
Thurman presents a largely even-handed recounting, wisely letting folks - and events - speak for themselves.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
October 25, 2012
Of all the scary movies you may see this month, none will be more chilling than Scott Thurman's documentary about the Texas State Board of Education.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
October 23, 2012
An alarming, hilarious documentary ...
October 23, 2012
Scott Thurman captures not only the fear and anti-intellectual resentment and insecurity that govern the dictations of the far right, but also the rampant unchecked egotism.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
October 4, 2012
At once an unsettling documentary and an enlightening one.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
October 4, 2012
Offers a balanced view of the fight over science and U.S. history standards for Texas schools, but lacks the punch it might have achieved with a stronger point of view.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
October 4, 2012
This frontline skirmish in the culture wars [over school textbooks] is the subject of Scott Thurman's engrossing documentary ... It's a symbolic fight of our times, making [the film] a compelling and involving work.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
April 30, 2012
This doc's look at the avid Texas State Board of Education (led by a smalltown dentist), invested in rewriting school textbooks in order to push ultra-right wing agendas, is a disturbing must-see.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
October 23, 2012
Such a feature-length bludgeoning, even in the service of basic social and scientific literacy, is truly discomfiting.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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