Released at a time when the Occupy Wall Street movement is forcing a substantial discussion about the pros and cons of a free-market economy, Revenge of the Electric Car
couldn’t seem more topical. Director Chris Paine’s sequel to Who Killed the Electric Car?
does a remarkable job of arguing that capitalism can be both a conduit for creative thinking and an albatross that squelches new ideas that threaten the status quo. The movie will make you feel alternately optimistic and cynical, but you’ll be consistently entertained.
The film profiles three business titans who believe they have the perfect plan and design to bring an affordable electric...