New World Order
New World Order (2009)

Alex Jones is a radio talk-show host based in Texas who has attracted a passionate following for his commentaries in which he explains his belief that a powerful underground one-world government secretly rules the world. Jones contends that… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: May 22, 2009
DVD Release Date: October 13, 2009
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Kyle Smith
New York Post

Instead of digging up and making sense of true information, it tracks half a dozen boring conspiracy theorists spouting balderdash and makes no effort to check out their cuckoo claims.

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Jim Ridley
Village Voice

Neither a call to alarm nor a laugh-at-the-loonies yukfest, the doc charts a temperate middle course through its subjects' heated rhetoric.

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Simon Abrams
New York Press

Up-and-coming filmmaking duo Luke Meyer and Andrew Neel's latest doc, New World Order, admirably humanizes the "9/11 truthers," a seemingly impossible task they accomplish handily by never condescending to or patronizing their less-than-credible subjects.

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Nathan Lee
New York Times

An unrelentingly tedious documentary.

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Prairie Miller

New World Order essentially offers nothing 'new' on the topic, nor displays any concrete 'order' in structuring its haphazard collage of hit and run gotcha moments.

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Avi Offer
NYC Movie Guru

A timely, provocative, vital and eye-opening documentary.

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Drew Toal
Time Out

Jones and his followers are an easy subject for ridicule, but Meyer and Neel opt for a more nuanced -- even sympathetic -- treatment of the group's ultralibertarian obsession.

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Don R. Lewis
Film Threat

While I can't say I'm fully convinced the people profiled in "New World Order" are onto anything resembling "the truth," I will say again, there are some compelling truths to be found in the film and by the Alex Jones acolytes.

Lauren Wissot
Slant Magazine

The directors never bother to delve into why these men need simple answers, and avoid complications at all costs.

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