The advocacy documentary "Poverty Inc." claims that the Federal Reserve, like other central banks such as the
The film also contends that the 1999 repeal of the Glass-Steagall Act effectively turned Goldman Sachs from a financial casino into a commercial bank with full government coverage. Its former head,
Low-cost filmmaking equipment has deluded many into thinking that anyone can make a movie, especially in the nonfiction arena where no performers are required. Many of these works turn out to be propaganda films or amateurish public-access fare.
In this particular case, filmmaker Gary Null, a nutritional supplements manufacturer, fashions the exhaustive and exhausting cinematic equivalent of an academic paper, with sound bites indiscriminately collected from the likes of Ralph Nader and former Rep.
MPAA rating: None.
Running time: 1 hour, 51 minutes.