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Pink Ribbons, Inc. Reviews

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June 4, 2012
An interesting documentary that rather criminally buries its lede, Lea Pool's film never tames her unwieldy collection of thought-provoking opinions into a cohesive entity grander than the sum of its disparate parts.
Full Review | Original Score: C
July 19, 2012
"Pink Ribbons, Inc." is a colorful indictment of corporate infestation, but it's missing a prescription.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
June 1, 2012
an outrageous film glorifying unreasonable, ill-informed women criticizing huge charitable contributions from corporations because the corporations' alleged motives are not sufficiently pure.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/10
May 31, 2012
For all the stellar intentions; revelatory evidence; and thoughtful, wall-to-wall interviewees, this frustratingly overstuffed documentary indulges more in spraying buckshot than stalking a target.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/5
September 27, 2012
...Ribbons is borderline milquetoast: it doesn't have the courage of its convictions.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
June 20, 2012
Pink Ribbons, Inc. is a valuable eye-opener about an important movement that has become distressingly commodified.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
July 12, 2012
Pink Ribbons is an intelligent and moving account of how capitalism has profited off philanthropy, and how it's hurt cancer patients in the process.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
June 14, 2012
The film raises the question of whether branding the disease has taken precedence over preventing it.
May 31, 2012
Blending expert testimony with emotional appeals from a support group for women diagnosed with Stage 4 cancer, this stinging indictment raises an all-together different call to arms.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
May 30, 2012
Not especially well-crafted, but this provocative deviation from the usual documentary angle on aid organizations and human rights issues is worth a look.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
May 29, 2012
It's a powerful and subversive reminder that, pink or not, depoliticizing a worthy cause is never pretty.
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
June 2, 2012
Timely warning about political messages behind philanthropic-corporate complex that tied fundraising, research, discussion, and perceptions about breast cancer in a pink bow.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
June 3, 2012
An illuminating, provocative documentary that will leave you enraged, and rightfully so.
Full Review | Original Score: 9.0/10
July 5, 2012
It rakes the muck quite effectively.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
May 29, 2012
A righteously outraged documentary targeting the "warm and fuzzy" iconography of the breast cancer fundraising bureaucracy and its camouflage of corporate priorities.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
September 20, 2012
Pink Ribbons, Inc. amasses a wide array of pink-tinted footage, balanced by the testimony of women with Stage 4 cancer and experts who haven't drunk the Kool-Aid, pink or otherwise
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
August 16, 2012
One of the hallmarks of a great documentary is telling you something you never expected to hear...This Canadian film will, if nothing else, make you think twice every time you see a pink ribbon.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
May 28, 2012
An alarming look at the profitable industry that has grown up around nonprofit fund raising for breast cancer research. Must see!
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
June 1, 2012
Activist Judy Brady sums up this film's unapologetic message: "When I see a pink ribbon," she says during the end credits, "I see evil."
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
June 18, 2012
did take away a couple of ideas I hadn't really considered before...who knew early detection only works for a minority of those diagnosed with this disease?
Full Review | Original Score: B
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