An important new documentary that cites countless examples of self-censorship, under-reporting of serious issues, and -- worse than this -- deliberate neglect and outright conflicts of interest.
Mixed or average reviews- based on 7 Ratings
Aug 10, 2011Despite the fact that I am very sympathetic to the views expressed in this documentary, and that it does manage to ask some incredibly necessary questions, I have to slam it based on the fact that it is so very poorly made. The editing, the directing, and the overall writing of the entire film is worse than a 1st year film student with a pirated copy of final cut pro, and a Casio keyboard. The transitions are laughable, ham-fisted, and incredibly distracting. The music is oppressive when trying to magnify dramatic moments, or just plain awful when trying to illicit any sense of community among viewers disgusted by the state of contemporary media [as it was 7 years ago!]. Some things age poorly, but this thing was a POS on arrival, and I would be embarrassed, to the point of denying any involvement, to have my name on this movie.
It is precisely because the subject is so important that I feel scandalized by how badly done this movie is. I won't tell you you shouldn't watch it, but you might not feel so magnanimous after wasting 90 minutes of your time...… Full Review »