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Under the Eightball

Under the Eightball (2009)

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In 1951 at Fort Detrick, Maryland, construction crews built a hollow metal sphere four stories high. Inside germ weapons were to be exploded, creating mists of infectious aerosols for testing on animals....and people. Employees called it the eight ball. In the summer of 2006 my sister Lori was afflicted with an illness that, ten months later, has yet to be definitively diagnosed. Less than one year ago she had full function of her body, regularly riding bicycles, swimming and gardening with her

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The entirety of Under the Eightball is important, as a memorial gesture to Hall-Steele and a figurative slap in the face to corrupt factions of the medical establishment.

December 17, 2009 Full Review Source: Variety
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Angry passion and visual energy define this extraordinary muckraking documentary.

December 16, 2009 Full Review Source: Village Voice
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A compelling, provocative and enlightening documentary that will open your eyes to the true horrors of our morally corrupt health industry.

December 19, 2009 Full Review Source: NYC Movie Guru
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