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Critic Reviews for Urbanized
A showcase for many conflicting viewpoints.
Concerned inhabitants of the global village would do well to track this one down.
At the very least, Hustwit drives home the urgency of radically rethinking city life as the world population tops seven billion.
"Urbanized" is a fast zoom out to the big picture: The colonies or hives in which we arrange, display and support our lives.
The documentary at times is weighed down by statistics and shop talk, but Luke Geissbuhler's smartly rendered cinematography saves the day.
Even viewers with deep knowledge of modern urban planning are likely to learn something from the carefully selected images and thoughtful interviews that make up most of "Urbanized."
Audience Reviews for Urbanized
This film absolutely moves the paradigm of what our cities could and should be like. I definitely recommend it to any urban planner, architect, councilmember, planning commissioner, city manager and citizen group. The best film on Landscape Design I have ever seen.
An interesting, and more importantly, global perspective on the power of cities. "Urbanized" gives our lives context through its acute attention to details.
This is an absorbing documentary about the planning, building, & evolving of modern city spaces. The film is a must for anyone remotely interested in sociology or architecture.
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