Merchants of Doubt
Documenting the efforts of a group of people, who introduced themselves to be scientists and fraud people through their skilled in convince, as they doubt the scientific results and ideas in many subject, such as toxic chemicals and pharmaceuticals.
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Critics Of "Merchants of Doubt"
May 13, 2015 The movie is at its best when profiling the titular merchants.Read in Source
November 12, 2015 Based on the 2010 book by Naomi Oreskes and Erik M. Conway, the film lays out a convincing, follow-the-money trail from the tobacco industry's postwar efforts to prevent (or forestall) government regulation to a profitable lobbying specialty today.Read in Source
Sacramento News & Review
May 30, 2015 Director Robert Kenner delivers this rote but stirring documentary about the fake experts and pseudo-scientists that are employed by corporations to spread doubt in the media about scientific facts.Read in Source
April 03, 2015 Aside from an eye-opening investigation of useless and harmful flame repellents pumped into furniture, it sticks to climate change without broadening its scope to other examples of corporate spinning, which must be plentiful.Read in Source
March 26, 2015 Merchants of Doubt shouldn't be a hard sell. The fact that it is should make you very mad.Read in Source
Deseret News, Salt Lake City
November 05, 2015 Kenner's sympathies are clear - "Don't let them stack the deck!" the film proclaims - and ultimately Merchants of Doubt does a much better job of making you think than convincing you of what to think.Read in Source
April 02, 2015 A compelling exposé of professional propagandists, though the movie itself is not agenda-free.Read in Source
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
April 09, 2015 A movie about manufactured consensus would be a vital public service. But "Merchants of Doubt" isn't quite that movie.Read in Source
March 27, 2015 You leave "Merchants of Doubt," as you do any good muckraking documentary, both fascinated and enraged ...Read in Source
June 08, 2015 As a political propaganda film about the dangers of political propaganda, it's difficult to imagine Merchants of Doubt having any effect beyond the cold comfort it might bring the choir.Read in Source
December 18, 2015 Using a magician's tricks as a metaphor for corporate tactics is clever, and Kenner's found an eloquent talking head in history of science prof Naomi Oreskes, but as in his previous flick, Food, Inc., he keeps hammering away at the same idea.Read in Source
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