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  • 88
    Loren King Boston Globe

    Melding history, science, and up-to-the-minute urgency, A Fierce Green Fire is a clarion call that’s passionate and provocative. show more

  • 38
    Slant Magazine

    The director avoids all manner of stylistics, opting instead for the formulaic doc trifecta of first-person interviews, archival material, and news footage. show more

  • 70
    Gary Goldstein Los Angeles Times

    A Fierce Green Fire: The Battle for a Living Planet, adapted from the book by Philip Shabecoff, proves a worthy reminder of how much has been done to help heal our planet's ecological woes as well as how much remains to be achieved. show more

  • 40
    Village Voice

    There's no consistent narrative thread to carry the film from start to finish, and A Fierce Green Fire fails to open any singular intellectual or psychological point of investigation. show more

  • 40
    Neil Genzlinger The New York Times

    This distillation of Philip Shabecoff’s book doesn’t really capture the urgency and militancy promised in the title. show more

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