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The Sciences

Sizzle Gets Rave Review in Variety

The IntersectionBy Chris MooneyJuly 29, 2008 8:41 PM

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The "two cultures" effect that we're seeing with the responses to Sizzle continues: Now the famed industry rag Varietyloves the film that has many scientists scratching their heads (or worse). From the Variety reviewer:

The film emerges, more skillfully than "Flock of Dodos," as an exceedingly clever vehicle for making science engaging to a general audience, and also presents climate-change science in a more complex light than the overtly partisan "An Inconvenient Truth."

Does the film perpetrate stereotypes? Variety:

Silpa and Clark push the flaming-queen stereotype right to the edge without sinking the comedy.

Entire review here.

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