Weight of the Nation (2012)


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Some of the talking heads wear out their welcome, making similar points over and over.

Aug 31, 2012 | Full Review…
Media Life
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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.

Aug 31, 2012 | Rating: A- | Full Review…
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What it's not is a takedown of the underlying problems that fuel obesity in America.

Aug 31, 2012 | Full Review…

Spending four hours on the couch watching it certainly ought to open some eyes.

Aug 31, 2012
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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.

Aug 31, 2012 | Rating: 4/4 | Full Review…

It is an educational - but stern - warning about what the consequences will be if we don't confront this nationwide problem now.

Aug 31, 2012 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

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