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Super Size Me Reviews

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David Foucher
EDGE Boston

Morgan Spurlock goes on an exclusive McDonalds' diet to prove that their food is high in fat & cholesterol. His experiment was as pointless then as his documentary is today.

Full Review Source: EDGE Boston | Original Score: D

May 24, 2004
Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader
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In a way it functions as the mental, emotional, and aesthetic equivalent of junk food; two hours after you see it, you're hungry again, even though your brain has gotten fatter.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader | Original Score: 1/4

May 8, 2004
Peter Sobczynski
Critic Doctor

For all of the huffing and puffing and hurling, the film doesn't really make the sort of lasting impact that a truly effective work might have.

Full Review Source: Critic Doctor

May 6, 2004
Pablo Villaca
Cinema em Cena

Afinal de contas, qual é o grande argumento de Spurlock? O de que comer sanduíches e batatas fritas em excesso provoca aumento de peso? Como diria Homer Simpson: 'Duh!'.

Full Review Source: Cinema em Cena | Original Score: 2/5

August 20, 2004
John Anderson
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Have holes in its arguments the height and width of the Golden Arches.

Full Review Source: Newsday | Original Score: 1/4

May 6, 2004
Sean Burns
Philadelphia Weekly

No [kidding], Spurlock.

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May 12, 2004
Ed Gonzalez
Slant Magazine

Spurlock reveals himself to be as savvy and self-interested as that clown who's feeding your children everyday.

Full Review Source: Slant Magazine | Original Score: 2/4

April 29, 2004
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

I'm less certain that super smug Spurlock is a man with a mission than I am resolutely convinced that he's a man out to draw attention to himself.

Full Review Source: Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC) | Original Score: 2.5/5

August 18, 2004
Rob Nelson
City Pages, Minneapolis/St. Paul

Fat City

Full Review Source: City Pages, Minneapolis/St. Paul

May 12, 2004
Steve Rhodes
Internet Reviews

Non-stop overeating causes him to gain weight and feel terrible. Shocking!

Full Review Source: Internet Reviews | Original Score: 2.5/4

May 10, 2004
David Sterritt
Christian Science Monitor

Tasty while you take it in, but larded down with empty cinematic calories.

Full Review Source: Christian Science Monitor | Original Score: 2/4

May 6, 2004
Peter Rainer
New York Magazine/Vulture
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As entertaining as Super Size Me sometimes is, I'm not sure what Spurlock's escapade really accomplishes, except to emphasize that eating 5,000 calories a day, and exercising little, is bad for you.

Full Review Source: New York Magazine/Vulture

August 7, 2004
Annlee Ellingson
Boxoffice Magazine

This reviewer, for one, hasn't been back to the Golden Arches since seeing the film.

Full Review Source: Boxoffice Magazine | Original Score: 4/5

June 6, 2004
Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel
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A well-crafted comedy.

Full Review Source: Orlando Sentinel | Original Score: 5/5

June 11, 2004
Steven Snyder
Zertinet Movies

Full Review Source: Zertinet Movies | Original Score: 3.5/4

June 2, 2004
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette's unfortunate that the place of pride belongs to Spurlock's self-mortification.

Full Review Source: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | Original Score: B

January 29, 2005
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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This is the documentary that caused a sensation at Sundance 2004 and allegedly inspired McDonald's to discontinue its 'super size' promotions as a preemptive measure.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 3/4

May 7, 2004
James Berardinelli
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It's one thing to know that fast food is bad for you. It's another to see that 'badness' demonstrated.

Full Review Source: ReelViews | Original Score: 3/4

May 17, 2004
Ella Taylor
L.A. Weekly
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The speed with which a healthy, relatively young stud can morph into a tub of lard is as horrifying as it is entertaining to watch.

Full Review Source: L.A. Weekly

May 6, 2004
Nell Minow
Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies

Mordantly funny and trenchantly sobering, this is a Big Mac attack you can sink your teeth into. And then it will bite you back.

| Original Score: A-

May 6, 2004
Joe Morgenstern
Wall Street Journal
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Geoff Andrew
Time Out
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Maclean's Magazine
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May 8, 2004

St. Louis Post-Dispatch
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May 14, 2004

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