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Bigger, Stronger, Faster* Reviews

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June 26, 2008
It's an interesting story and is well-told for the most part.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
June 23, 2008
A lively and incisive look into the nation's growing preoccupation with pumped-up superlatives.
June 20, 2008
To me, honesty like that is what heroes are made of.
| Original Score: 3.5/4
June 20, 2008
[A] charming and eye-opening film.
June 20, 2008
Unexpectedly funny [and] sometimes angry.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
June 19, 2008
An interesting and eye-opening journey.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
June 14, 2008
But in the end I think Bell is not so much pro-steroids but rather eager to open up a debate about the drug. He doesn't pretend to have answers but he's full of questions.
June 13, 2008
Smart, touching and enlightening, a combination that makes Bigger, Stronger, Faster the best documentary of the year so far.
Full Review | Original Score: a-
June 13, 2008
By making this journey personal, a powerful vulnerability permeates the film.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/4
June 13, 2008
...if anyone wants to have a serious discussion about the entire supplement situation, this excellent film is a good place to start.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
June 11, 2008
"It's hard to dislike any movie that begins with footage of Hulk Hogan defeating the Iron Sheik in 1984, although knowing how closely Vince McMahon guards the WWE's tape library, I don't know how Bell got permission to use the footage in the film."
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
June 9, 2008
It'll shake up your beliefs not just about steroids but about competition, hypocrisy, body obsession and American notions of masculinity.
June 8, 2008
Bigger, Stronger, Faster* tackles the steroids debate in ways audiences won't see coming.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
June 6, 2008
It transcends its subject matter to ask provocative, disturbing questions.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
June 6, 2008
Bell posits that their disillusionment is a side effect of being American and he may well be right.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
June 6, 2008
Bigger, Stronger, Faster* is that rare film that truly challenges its audience.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
June 6, 2008
A hugely entertaining personal documentary about what steroids mean to American pop culture.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
June 6, 2008
Bigger, Stronger, Faster* may prove to be more than just a good time at the movies; it could be another Super Size Me ... only bigger. Muscle, after all, weighs more than fat.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
June 6, 2008
This movie is remarkable in that it seems to be interested only in facts.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
June 6, 2008
Subverts expectations by being not only complex but surprisingly engaging even as it raises serious questions.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
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