The story of one of the most infamous books ever written, 'The Anarchist Cookbook,' and the role it's played in the life of its author, now 65, who wrote it at 19 in the midst of the counterculture upheaval of the late '60s and early '70s.
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Los Angeles Times
March 23, 2017 "American Anarchist" delivers a fascinating cautionary tale that asks, "How many mea culpas are we expected to make for our reckless youth?"Read in Source
April 13, 2017 Siskel's movie - flawed, somewhat limited but never dull - makes Powell eat his words and then, in metaphorical terms, write the restaurant review.Read in Source
New York Times
March 23, 2017 "American Anarchist" makes for unsatisfying viewing, although it's possible it couldn't have been otherwise.Read in Source
March 23, 2017 What starts as an interesting look at a man who singularly inspired a lot of violent perpetrators becomes an unnecessarily hectoring judgment of someone who's already been punished for his youthful bravado.Read in Source
April 13, 2017 [Powell] comes off as a tragic figure: a teacher haunted by his most spectacular lesson, and a man of learning who, where his own guilt was concerned, took care not to learn too much.Read in Source
March 24, 2017 "American Anarchist" is an interesting look at accountability on several different levels.Read in Source
March 20, 2017 Siskel turns many interviews into interrogations, browbeating his subject, demanding dramatic apologies, eager to expose a hypocrisy that Powell doesn't seem to have in him.Read in Source
March 24, 2017 American Anarchist makes the interesting choice of saving Powell's difficult childhood for the end, and while it was tragic, most people with difficult childhoods didn't go on to write books about how to make bombs.Read in Source
Country: United States
Genre: Thriller, Horror, Mystery
Twelve years after the tragic death of their little girl, a dollmaker and his wife welcome a nun and several girls from a shuttered orphanage into ...