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Morgan Spurlock


Tuesday, June 12 2012

Tribeca Film Festival 2012: 'Mansome' + 'Knife Fight'

Mansome and Knife Fight make their premieres at the 2012 Tribeca Film Festival.

Friday, April 6 2012

'Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan's Hope': Fans Galore

Chuck describes the relationship between fans and creators, between comic book buyers and sellers as a "mutually shared system of belief."

Thursday, April 5 2012

'Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan's Hope'

Spurlock's new documentary is more entertaining and less of a commentary than his previous works.

Monday, October 10 2011

'The Dotted Line': Sports Agents Make Brands

As represented in The Dotted Line, the life of a sports agent is hectic, unpredictable, and sometimes high stakes. It can also be a grind.

Wednesday, June 15 2011

Sydney Film Festival 2011: 'POM Wonderful Presents: The Greatest Movie Ever Sold'

While Spurlock promises real insight into the corporate world, and the audience keeps looking for it, it turns out there is none.


Friday, August 30 2013

Pop Goes the World in 'One Direction: This Is Us'

This may be nothing more than a smart, strategic piece of PR, but thanks to the individual capturing the commerce, we get more than mere hyperbole.

Friday, May 27 2011

Product Placement Haunts/Helps This 'Greatest Movie'

The Greatest Movie Ever Sold has no real subtext. It's more of a mission quest, with Spurlock succeeding in getting his movie made with product placement cash. Period.

Saturday, August 23 2008

Where in the World is Osama Bin Laden? (DVD)

Can context really change your opinion? Can the changing cultural or political tide turn one set judgment, especially when the item being discussed seems irretrievably


Thursday, April 17 2008

After taking on McDonald's, Morgan Spurlock went after Osama Bin Laden

It took 14 months to lose the 25 or so pounds he gained by living "large" for his first-person documentary, "Super Size Me." But for his latest

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