Based on 16 Critics
  • The resulting film is a rich mix of movements and cultural phenomena that occurred not only in the United States, but several European countries. show more

  • It botches itself out of its own epic ambitions, an aesthetic slickness that seems to contradict, if not betray, its subject matter, and a maddeningly subdued critical spirit. show more

  • Regrettably, it’s terrible poetry: a roughly chronological jumble of archival footage, unconvincing period reenactments, gauzy voice-overs, and half-baked ideas that makes one yearn for the stolid dullness of a History Channel documentary. show more

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