That Sugar Film Reviews

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April 5, 2019
Both educative and entertaining... That Sugar Film should be applauded for boldly and effectively confronting the worrying rise in obesity in sugar-rich countries.
September 27, 2017
The documentary will certainly appeal to kids with its colour, movement, clarity and humour. Adults, meanwhile, will take pause at the knowledge that the food industry has exploited our hard-wired love for sweet things to sell us unhealthy products.
April 27, 2016
It will change the way you read food labels and detain your trolley in the produce aisle where it's safest.
August 14, 2015
Quirky documentary about food industry engages, educates.
July 31, 2015
Gameau ... inserts a bit of journalism into the mix with two road trips that elevate "That Sugar Film" beyond a semi-vanity production.
July 31, 2015
While "That Sugar Film" is filled with powerful and what should be downright alarming information, it also suffers from distracting bouts of cinematic candy coating.
July 30, 2015
Damon Gameau copies the Super Size Me model for an investigatory experiment [with] more style and pizzazz and inconsistency.
July 30, 2015
That Sugar Film's message is one well worth hearing, there are better, more informed messengers out there.
July 30, 2015
The food-doc shelf is crowded with good-for-you movies, including "Fed Up," "Fast Food Nation," "Food Inc." and, yes, "Super Size Me." "That Sugar Film" is a worthy addition, entertaining while informing.
July 30, 2015
Gameau, like a certain beloved British nanny, recognizes the value in a spoonful of you-know-what helping the medicine go down.
July 30, 2015
Peppy and eager to please, this relentless Australian documentary takes a strange approach to early death and unnatural appetites.
July 30, 2015
Fun to watch, if a little too cutesy for my tastes.
July 30, 2015
Although Gameau's film includes a fair amount of science, he and his helpers sweeten the film's statistics, delivering them in clever, accessible ways.
July 28, 2015
Gameau builds his case well, and by the end of the painfully dorky musical number, you may be swapping your smoothies for berries and plain, full-fat yogurt.
July 27, 2015
Glib but sometimes entertaining and informative recounting of everything we know about why sugar is bad for us.
July 26, 2015
One senses that all of these kinds of documentaires are finally aggrandizing shrines made by artists trying to erect something out of nothing.
July 17, 2015
In its substance, the film is an effective call for individuals to reduce sugar intake while exposing the places those sugars may reside.
July 13, 2015
With its peppy, pop style, complete with silly, colorful special effects and animation, this documentary should prove accessible to school-age viewers, who might profit the most from its frank information about sugar's effect on their minds and bodies.
July 9, 2015
[Gameau] does have an undeniable way of grabbing your attention, and it's a lack of that that seems to be half the problem when it comes to our sugar-packed diet.
July 9, 2015
It's important to probe the Western world's overconsumption of sugar, but Gameau's attempts to do so while being hip and fun feel condescending and trite.
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