The Yes Men Are Revolting Reviews

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June 3, 2019
Even with some overt directorial choices, The Yes Men Are Revolting still works.
February 16, 2018
"The Yes Men Are Revolting" is an entertaining ride through the past few years, but for all its exuberance, a deep gloom remains.
October 11, 2017
Please do not think that I am resorting to a banal cliché when I say that you do not want to miss it.
March 12, 2016
While the subject matter remains intriguing, The Yes Men deserve a better and more intimate documentary than they have made about themselves.
July 9, 2015
For the most part it revels in the Yes Men's chutzpah. You will, too.
June 29, 2015
Are they burned out or will they manage to capitalize on a new generation of activists to train?. . . This informative and entertaining joint portrait is encouraging start.
June 19, 2015
The faux press conferences and perverse inventions (SurvivaBall, anyone?) that are included here highlight corporate greed and governmental shortsightedness as shrewdly as ever.
June 18, 2015
Nix and the Yes Men have mostly brought a wry joy to the doom-filled genre of climate change nonfiction, and for that they should be commended.
June 18, 2015
As usual, the mood is genial and the anticorporate politics refreshingly blunt.
June 18, 2015
Although this latest documentary is, in large part, simply more of the same stuff we saw in the earlier films, there's also a lot of background material here about Servin and Vamos that makes this outing a bit more interesting.
June 17, 2015
As directed by the Yes Men and Laura Nix, Revolting is often as melancholy as its largely inspired agitprop is comical.
June 12, 2015
The third big-screen go-around for the duo of activist pranksters has some moments of inspired rabble-rousing, but overall feels sort of tame and repetitive compared to its predecessors.
June 12, 2015
The Yes Men Are Revolting eludes serious interaction with these ideas and charges straight for pat reassurance.
June 12, 2015
Their pranks are no longer shocking, even when they work
June 12, 2015
Who said that a political film can't be sweet, too? In its grandest triumph, "The Yes Men Are Revolting" is an activist doc inspired by more than just its topical issues.
June 11, 2015
"The Yes Men Are Revolting," their third film, has a personal poignancy that is missing in the forerunners, "The Yes Men" (2003) and "The Yes Men Fix the World" (2009).
June 11, 2015
Laughing at the apocalypse is hard work.
June 11, 2015
A film that sometimes feels shapeless and self-involved but in its best moments tries to engage the Yes Men's fans in a new and more reflective mode.
June 11, 2015
The Yes Men Are Revolting becomes the rare film to tackle how exhausting and dispiriting activism can be, no matter how fervently one believes in the causes one supports.
June 10, 2015
It's a tiresome, preachy, repetitive, disorganized and dismally unfunny attempt to appeal to Michael Moore fans.
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