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Based on 6 Reviews
critic reviews (6)
fan reviews ( 2 )
  • 75
    Chuck Bowen Slant Magazine

    Scott Thurman captures not only the fear and anti-intellectual resentment and insecurity that govern the dictations of the far right, but also the rampant unchecked egotism. show more

  • 40
    Keith Uhlich Time Out New York

    Such a feature-length bludgeoning, even in the service of basic social and scientific literacy, is truly discomfiting. show more

  • 78
    Marjorie Baumgarten Austin Chronicle

    This is one time Texas can't keep its weird political landscape to itself: What happens in Texas doesn't stay in Texas. When it comes to textbooks, what happens in this state is of national concern. Nothing less than the education of our nation's next generation of citizens is at stake. show more

  • 90
    The New York Times

    Interviewing a wide range of concerned parties, Mr. Thurman's presentation is admirably evenhanded; though he clearly supports the scientists. show more

  • 80
    Gary Goldstein Los Angeles Times

    Director Scott Thurman presents a largely even-handed recounting, wisely letting folks - and events - speak for themselves. It's riveting stuff. show more

  • 70
    Andrew O'Hehir

    One of the great things about Scott Thurman's film - a low-budget but thoroughly watchable documentary, largely funded on Kickstarter – is that it helped me see the world from McLeroy's point of view, which I might previously have considered impossible. show more

  • September 18, 2013 chasbearden969
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    More Christian-bashing from liberal Hollywood.

  • May 04, 2013 hg00000000148468
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    OK, well, I ah, please don\'t waste your time, this guys must be Michael Moore\'s younger brother or something. Delusional fiction, about as much a documentary as AVP.

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