Greedy Lying Bastards
Greedy Lying Bastards (2013)

Hurricane Sandy. Wildfires in the West. "Brown-Outs" in the East. Farmers losing crops to the worst drought since the Dust Bowl. Climate change is no longer a prediction for the future, but a startling reality of today. Yet, as… More

Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: March 8, 2013
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Critic Score: 69% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: It's not particularly subtle, but Greedy Lying Bastards is effective in questioning the motives of climate change deniers.

Bruce Demara
Toronto Star

As much as it hopes to incite outrage and to stir a complacent body politic into action, [it] never quite rises to the level of urgency the subject requires.

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Michael O'Sullivan
Washington Post

Filmmaker Craig Scott Rosebraugh seems to take a kind of perverse glee in hauling out the worst offenders among what he calls the climate change deniers for public shaming.

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Jeremy Aspinall
Radio Times

If ever a documentary needed Michael Moore's ability to debunk the rich and powerful in his inimitable sardonic style, it's here.

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John Hartl
Seattle Times

A blistering attack on politicians, propagandists, dissemblers and other climate-change deniers.

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Kyle Smith
New York Post

What's next, "Big Oil Is Full of Meanies"?

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Peter Bradshaw
Guardian

It is a splenetic, satiric attack on the formidable PR forces, spurious thinktanks and talking heads being mobilised in the US to attack the idea of man-made global warming.

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Ronnie Scheib
Variety

The film's effectiveness largely stems from the flat-out lameness of the opposition arguments, the lack of scientific credentials of those making them, and the self-interest of their corporate bosses.

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Tom Long
Detroit News

The film makes its case well. The problem, though, is it seems a bit late.

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Adam Woodward
Little White Lies

If you like being hectored, preached at and told you're wrong, then this is the film for you.

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Inserting oneself into one's own documentary is no easy task. Michael Moore and Nick Broomfield do it masterfully because they understand that their point… More