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Time to Choose

By S. Jhoanna Robledo, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Climate-change doc is visually beautiful but oversimplified.

Movie NR 2016 97 minutes
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This documentary juxtaposes beautiful images of our planet with experts discussing the calamitous environmental challenges threatening that very beauty; it's both an affecting and effective approach. For this alone, Time to Choose is worth a watch. But while high schoolers and younger will likely find it a good, basic primer on climate change, anyone with more than a passing knowledge of the issues may find the film frustratingly lean, the advice oversimplified. That said, its visual impact nearly makes up for its shortcomings.

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