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America The Beautiful 2: The Thin Commandments

America The Beautiful 2: The Thin Commandments (2011)

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In an instant, 29 million Americans became fat, out of shape and dangerously obese... and they did it without taking a single bite of food. It was all the result of a decision to change the national standard for obesity. The question is "What was behind a ruling to declare so many people to be fat? Was it political, financial or for the good of humankind?" You'll find out that diet companies have raked in huge profits because of the new standards - guidelines the weight loss industry helped

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Self-promoting physicians, shrinks, bureaucrats, and fashion models blather on about eating issues, yet Roberts glosses over the only real solution to weight gain: balanced nutrition combined with exercise.

December 1, 2011 Full Review Source: Chicago Reader
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If you're trying to lose weight, this movie will probably not help you , but it reflects the stories of a lot of our lives.

December 1, 2011 Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times
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No doubt, we the people are due for some lifestyle changes, but the film glosses some of the trickier obstacles to better health.

October 14, 2011 Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times
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Self-serving exaltations underscore Mr. Roberts's, well, slender charisma. (His narration is strikingly wit-, humor- and charm-free.)

October 12, 2011 Full Review Source: New York Times | Comment (1)
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A choppy, unfocused, intermittently compelling report on the tortured, fluctuating state of the national backside.

October 11, 2011 Full Review Source: Village Voice | Comment (1)
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Roberts makes a sincere humanitarian, but he's a lousy journalist.

December 1, 2011 Full Review Source: RedEye
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A priceless reminder about the value of being able to accept yourself just the way you are without succumbing to the societal pressure to measure up to an unattainable, ideal body-type.

October 14, 2011 Full Review Source: AALBC.com
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The look of the film reflects a miniscule budget, but it gets points for modesty and a keen sense of humor.

October 10, 2011 Full Review Source: Slant Magazine
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Director Darryl Roberts evokes heartfelt responses about America's obsession with dieting.

October 7, 2011 Full Review Source: Compuserve | Comments (2)
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