Nobelity (2006)

Filmmaker Turk Pipkin sets out on a global journey to probe the minds of nine Nobel Laureates in this documentary that seeks to find answers to some of the most pressing issues currently facing mankind. Everyone wants the world to be a… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: March 20, 2006
DVD Release Date: November 21, 2006
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Ty Burr
Boston Globe

No offense to Pipkin and his real concerns, but a tougher questioner might have shed more light and heat.

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Jette Kernion

It is difficult to sustain an audience's interest with talking heads, and a few of the Nobel Laureates have trouble explaining concepts in terms that are easy to digest during a documentary.

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Stephen Hunter
Washington Post

It's about 40 IQ points dumber than the typical public television broadcast.

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Cherryl Dawson and Leigh Ann Palone

If you like to have your brain (and your heart) engaged when you watch films, this is a documentary you don't want to miss and you don't have to be a Nobel Prize winner to see the value of it.

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Joe Leydon

An amiably sincere and politely thought-provoking docu in which the peripatetic writer-director plays genial talk-show host to various Nobel Prize winners.

Scott Weinberg

My advice would be to find a copy of this fantastic documentary, settle down for an 80-minute piece of enlightenment, and then maybe use its lessons to help make the world a better place.

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