Ad exec Deborah Riley Draper's film debut is plenty appealing in description. In execution, however, its near-exclusive reliance on vintage photos and latter-day talking heads grows monotonous…
The tousled-hipster persona of Rob Stewart isn't going to help anyone take his eco-doc "Revolution" very seriously, and neither are Stewart's pie-in-the-sky prognostications about "the youth" somehow…
There's a gold mine of vintage clips in "The Secret Disco Revolution," but Jamie Kastner's documentary tethers them to a strained thesis and a misfired package concept.
Post-apocalyptic drama requires its own set of rules, and in "Revolution's" case, plenty of willing suspension of disbelief.
A slickly packaged addition to the myriad documentaries made about the recent events in Cairo's Tahrir Square, "1/2 Revolution" offers the privileged perspective of a group of filmmaker/activist…
This enterprising indie will be perceived as deriving pretty harmless fun from its "dirty" subject.
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