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DP/30 Redux: Morgan Spurlock on POM Wonderful presents The Greatest Movie Ever Sold

3 Responses to “DP/30 Redux: Morgan Spurlock on POM Wonderful presents The Greatest Movie Ever Sold”

  1. Krillian says:

    I like the Spurlock style docs. Would love to see him take on the health-care industry. I know Moore’s done it, but Spurlock wouldn’t try to paint Cuba as some medicinal utopia.

  2. Don R. Lewis says:

    Spurlocks movie is BRILLIANT. I could kind of cared less about the info regarding product placement, but watching him rake in cash for his movie was incredibly entertaining and inspiring. Go see this film. Also, POM made out like bandits on this. I saw the film at a recent festival and everyone was calling it “POM wonderful.”

  3. Geoff says:

    Spurlock gets a bum rap – SuperSize Me is one of the most entertaining documentaries in recent years. Was just watching Exit Through the Gift Shop, last night – movie kicks major ass, just watching Banksy do his shtick in silhouette. Who say’s doc’s always have to be so serious and life-affirming??? I’m seeing this tonight and expecting a pure lark – looking forward to it….

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