What You Gonna Do When the World's on Fire? Reviews

November 15, 2019
World's on Fire never manages to bring the different elements of the narrative together. It's neither truly immersive nor is it able to establish a critical distance from its subjects
August 17, 2019
For all the director's panache in finding captivating subjects and fleeting moments of vivid grace and profound sadness, the end result is rather frustrating
August 15, 2019
It's the most unproductive type of sociopolitical film, especially in today's climate, in that it aims to incite but not to motivate.
September 15, 2018
Considering the anger captured onscreen, is now really the time for such softball humanism?
September 4, 2018
This is in many ways a frustrating film, its commitment admirable but its execution chaotic.
September 4, 2018
Despite charismatic subjects, the film seems so concerned with its handsome black-and-white aesthetics that it never feels angry enough.