Time To Choose Reviews

June 9, 2016
The aerial cinematography is breathtaking: We can feel the fragility of the planet, but also its power to heal - if only we give it a chance.
Top Critic
June 3, 2016
Perhaps the scariest thing about it is the realization that if the fate of the world depends on well-meaning issue docs, then we really are doomed.
June 3, 2016
What separates... Time to Choose from the many other documentaries about climate change is that, after dutifully presenting many of the usual horrifying climate statistics, it lays out a series of possible solutions, already available, to the crisis.
June 3, 2016
What elevates "Time to Choose," other than its very strong editing by Beck, is the sense that not only are people doing something to change the trajectory of our planet's depleted resources but that you can make a difference too.
June 3, 2016
A film that shapes and alters your perceptions.
June 2, 2016
Ferguson portrays the climate struggle as a winnable war, but also a titanic one, pitting a small, greedy plutocracy against the rest of the world's citizens.
June 2, 2016
A sobering polemic about global warming that balances familiar predictions of planetary doom with a survey of innovations in renewable energy technology that hold out some hope for the future.
June 2, 2016
This is not a film that leaves you in hand-wringing despair. Rather it is unapologetically on the optimistic side, telling us in no uncertain terms that "we can stop climate change."
June 2, 2016
"Over 600 million people's homes will be destroyed if the world's coastlines are flooded." Yes, and over 7 billion people will be killed if aliens decide to destroy the human race, but that isn't going to happen either.
June 2, 2016
Efficient, cogently argued, and visually compelling ...
June 2, 2016
As Singleton puts it: "The battle to save the orangutan is not just the battle to save the orangutan. It's the battle for climate change. It's the battle for everything."
June 1, 2016
Rather than shrugging with disgust, Ferguson points to the better world that nearly everybody wants and that already exists in some places. Then he simply asks that we vote for it.
June 1, 2016
In forgoing an emphasis on numbers in favor of heart-tugging images of natural beauty and rhapsodic talking-head testimonials, the film comes across more as a sales pitch than an invigorating plea for action.
May 31, 2016
Oscar winning director Charles Ferguson treads some familiar ground but also offers new insights that make the sometimes pedantic Time to Choose worth seeing.