You will not likely forget the Jeremiad it presents about how the United States has been living on borrowed money -- and borrowed time -- for decades and now is presenting the bill for our extravagance to our grandchildren. full review
I.O.U.S.A. is a clear, cogent and compelling primer on contemporary American economics and the not-so-small matter of how we ended up at the edge of a precipice. full review
A documentary about the U.S. addiction to debt, I.O.U.S.A. could have easily taken the title of another movie released this week, What Just Happened? full review
A sharp, absorbing portrait of our national debt crisis. full review
Packed with facts, figures and the testimony of policy experts, the film is no wallow in wonkiness, but a surprisingly sprightly tough-love lesson in fiscal responsibility. full review
Documentarian Patrick Creadon does a nice job of making the daunting math and economic theories associated with our national debt accessible. full review
Any documentary about the alarming level of our national debt faces a major hurdle -- making the dismal subject at least somewhat palatable. I.O.U.S.A. does about as good a job as any film could be expected to, thanks to the direction of Patrick Creadon. full review
The buck stops here in this sobering but disarmingly irreverent look at the national debt.
Yet another documentary that everyone should see but most will not.
Here's the bottom line, kids. The United States is probably going to go broke during your lifetimes. full review
There's no quick fix for a culture 'addicted to debt,' as one wag puts it in the film. But watching I.O.U.S.A. is a good place to start. full review
Both a handy election primer and a bowel-rattling cry of fiscal doom. full review