The self-righteous treehugging moviegoer’s dilemma: does a dud movie get brownie points for taking a stab at eco themes?
By Tobin Hack
The problem with being a movie-loving environmentalist is that you are forever suffering through the trailers of brainless flicks like Blades of Glory, railing against the mindless idiocy of it all, ruing the day Jim Carrey was born, wondering how much carbon dioxide was emitted to make that abysmal-looking Chihuahua disaster. Wishing that someone in Hollywood would just please, finally, throw some of the big money at issues like climate change, ocean acidification, and the global water crisis. Wishing someone would harness the power of Hollywood and bring it to the people. Continue reading Film Review: The Day the Earth Stood Still