The Big Fix
The Big Fix (2011)

On April 22, 2010 the Deepwater Horizon offshore drilling rig run by BP sunk into the Gulf of Mexico creating the worst oil spill in history. Until the oil well was killed on September 19, 779,037,744 liters of crude oil and over 7,000,000… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: November 11, 2011
DVD Release Date: June 19, 2012
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Stephen Holden
New York Times

If the film's conspiratorial viewpoint makes sense and is probably accurate, its final judgment is so gloomy that your impulse is to throw up your hands and despair.

Ernest Hardy
Village Voice

Fix stretches into a mandatory-viewing critique of widespread government corruption...

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Nick Schager
Slant Magazine

By staking out only one side of the issue, The Big Fix inadvertently calls into question virtually every one of its contentions.

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Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News

Though the Tickells' unabashedly partial, first-person approach is a liability, they present so much damning evidence that their case is - one hopes - impossible to ignore.

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Mindy Farabee
Los Angeles Times

"The Big Fix" presents a compelling array of damning testimony from EPA officials, journalists, scientists and politicians as well as emotional scenes of distraught residents...

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Andrew Schenker
Time Out

More a summarizing project than an act of investigative journalism or a revelatory indictment.

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Louis Proyect

A convincing case is made that the government and the corporations it serves are worse than the mafia. A deeply radical film that makes you understand why young people risked pepper-spraying to build the Occupy Wall Street movement.

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