Publicity-seeking hyperbole to the contrary, this provocative hot-topic documentary by Ondi Timoner (Dig!, We Live in Public), positioned as a response to An Inconvenient Truth, doesn’t deny that global warming exists. Rather, based on the writings of the controversial Danish self-styled ”skeptical environmentalist” Bjorn Lomborg, Cool It posits that the situation isn’t as dire as Al Gore and his peeps declare. And furthermore, green-is-good solutions, including the cutting of carbon emissions and the screwing in of CFL lightbulbs, amount to little. The telegenic Lomborg is the on-camera ”star” of the show, while his angry critics growl on cue. B-
ICE MAN Bjorn Lomborg isn't so sure about global warming in Cool It
Genre: Documentary; Director: Ondi Timoner; Release Date Limited: 11/12/2010; MPAA Rating: PG
Posted November 9 2010 — 12:00 AM EST
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