An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth To Power
An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth To Power (2017)

A decade after An Inconvenient Truth brought climate change into the heart of popular culture comes the riveting and rousing follow-up that shows just how close we are to a real energy revolution. Vice President Al Gore continues his… More

Rated: PG
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Genre: Documentary
Release Date: July 28, 2017
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Critic Score: 77% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power makes a plea for environmental responsibility that adds a persuasive -- albeit arguably less impactful -- coda to its acclaimed predecessor.

Bob Mondello
NPR

An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power is a hugely effective lecture.

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Adam Graham
Detroit News

Gore is seen on the phone and in meetings with various figures, pushing toward a goal of saving the planet. "The Avengers" do it with intergalactic battles, Gore does it with an iPhone and a global travel itinerary.

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Jonathan Romney
Observer (UK)

Useful as a teaching tool, strictly functional as cinema.

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Matt Rozsa
Salon.com

Would I still recommend "An Inconvenient Sequel"? Sure, although I doubt there is much one could glean from this movie that couldn't be obtained by rewatching "An Inconvenient Truth."

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Peter Howell
Toronto Star

There's more doom and gloom - but also hope for meaningful change - to be found in Al Gore's followup to his Oscar-blessed 2006 doc that sounded the alarm about global warming.

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Matthew Passantino
Film Threat

The documentary is timely and frightening and, despite some technical missteps along the way by the filmmakers, worthy of a much needed watch.

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Emily Yoshida
New York Magazine/Vulture

For those of us who need no convincing of the truth of man-made climate change, but find the problem too paralyzingly abstract, Gore's workmanlike methods are both fascinating, encouraging, and, yes, even a little exciting.

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Andrea Gronvall
Chicago Reader

Some might see the film as lionizing Gore, but it's a fascinating primer on how to engage and train citizen activists, from the grass roots to the corridors of power.

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Rich Cline
Contactmusic.com

The film is beautifully assembled with gorgeous footage from around the globe, vividly offering imagery to back up the scientific facts, accompanied by Gore's narration, which carefully outlines the issue without blinding us with detail.

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