Articles tagged super size me

Weighing In: Fitness Films and Ordinary People

When fitness celebrities turn fat folks into fitness celebrities in their own image, self-preservation and betterment are eclipsed by the value of self-promotion. Remember the subjects undergoing these life-changing metamorphoses are “real” people.

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6 May 2004 // 12:00 AM

Super Size Me (2004)

Winner of the Best Director prize at this year's Sundance Film Festival, Morgan Spurlock's Super Size Me demonstrates graphically that fast food is bad for you.

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In Motion: On the Emptiness of Progress

// Moving Pixels

"Nils Pihl calls it, "Newtonian engagement", that is, when "an engaged player will remain engaged until acted upon by an outside force". That's "progress".

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