Weight of the Nation Reviews

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Tom Conroy
Media Life
August 31, 2012
Some of the talking heads wear out their welcome, making similar points over and over.
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Ryan McGee
AV Club
August 31, 2012
A steady of stream of data is nothing compared to the individual stories this documentary tells, and how Nation contextualizes these problems within greater historical trends.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
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Joanne Ostrow
Denver Post
August 31, 2012
What it's not is a takedown of the underlying problems that fuel obesity in America.
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Brian Lowry
Variety
August 31, 2012
Spending four hours on the couch watching it certainly ought to open some eyes.
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David Wiegand
San Francisco Chronicle
August 31, 2012
Weight pulls no punches, spares neither the multibillion-dollar food and advertising industries nor public officials for not only failing to fix the problem but actually making it worse.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4