April 22, 2005
Reviews for "The Smartest Guys"

Lots of review for Enron: The Smartest Guys In the Room today. Greg got to see it at the official opening and has some interesting reports from the Q&A session that followed. Ted gives his perspective as a former Enron employee. Both the Chron and the Press give it good reviews, with the Chron throwing in a comparison to the wonderful 1983 film Local Hero.

One thing from the Chron review: In the print edition, the review notes that the movie is unrated and "contains no objectionable material". Either they cut out the five-minute stripper montage from the screener DVD, or someone has an interesting definition of "objectionable".

Posted by Charles Kuffner on April 22, 2005 to Enronarama | TrackBack

stripper montage was definitely in the preview.

Posted by: Greg Wythe on April 22, 2005 9:51 AM

I, for one, have no objections! :)

Posted by: Smirking Chupacabra on April 22, 2005 11:29 AM

Stripper montage?

Why wasn't I informed earlier?

Posted by: Ray on April 22, 2005 4:03 PM

Smirking Chupacabra, you stole my comment! ;-)

Personally, I think the whole "objectionable material" concept has long outlived its usefulness. An unflattering portrait of Enron is itself likely to be "objectionable" to some. If by "objectionable" the reviewer means "sexual," (s)he should just say so. Let's quit censoring our censorship reports!

Posted by: Mathwiz on April 26, 2005 5:14 PM