American Empire
American Empire (2012)

American Empire is a documentary about the hidden forces that are controlling America and the world, and how this affects you, your children and your grandchildren. (c) Official Site

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: December 14, 2012
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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times

The bulk of the material is confusing at best and laughable at worst.

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Ronnie Scheib

Clear and concise, with insightful, impassioned interviewees and well-chosen epithets from statesmen past and present, it cogently analyzes looming catastrophes, with wistful stabs at possible solutions.

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Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter

This latest in a long line of Occupy Wall Street-minded documentaries suffers from its strident tone and scattershot approach.

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Eric Monder
Film Journal International

When Woodrow Wilson is a villain in your movie, viewer beware!

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Gary Goldstein
Los Angeles Times

Documentaries don't get more one-sided than "American Empire: An Act of Collective Madness," but what a persuasive side it is.

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Brent Simon

A jumbled nonfiction jeremiad of raw-nerve feeling built around ominous and vague proclamations of 'where we're going' as a country, American Empire is like a vitamin B-boosted espresso shot for left-leaning paranoiacs.

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