The Yes Men Fix The World

THE YES MEN FIX THE WORLD (Andy Bichlbaum, Mike Bonanno, Kurt Engfehr, France/UK/U.S.). 90 minutes. Tuesday (May 5), 9:15 pm,.


THE YES MEN FIX THE WORLD (Andy Bichlbaum, Mike Bonanno, Kurt Engfehr, France/UK/U.S.). 90 minutes. Tuesday (May 5), 9:15 pm, Cumberland 3 May 7, 4:45 pm, ROM May 8, 11:45 pm, Bloor.


Six years after Chris Smith introduced them to the movies in The Yes Men, global pranksters Andy Bichlbaum and Mike Bonnano bring us up to date with this chronicle of their latest escapades.

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Posing as various corporate tools, they appear on BBC World to apologize for the Bhopal disaster on behalf of Dow Chemical they pop up at an alternative-fuels conference to introduce Exxon’s new program of making candles from the fat of dead employees, and so forth.

The guys directed this one themselves, so it’s a little less formal in construction, but their absurdist, outraged take on Orwellian corporate dogma comes through just as powerfully. Genuine satire is a rare and wonderful thing.

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