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Film, "One Direction: This Is Us": Scream Like a Tweener, Seethe Like Taylor Swift

"One Direction: This Is Us": Scream Like a Tweener, Seethe Like Taylor Swift

This being a Morgan Spurlock movie, it's hard not to wish he'd structured it like Super Size Me, wondering what happens to a person after subsisting for a month exclusively on one insidiously innocuous UK boy band. But Spurlock's One…
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Culture, Books Nature, Nurture, or All of the Above?

Nature, Nurture, or All of the Above?

David Ewing Duncan is nothing if not self-aware. He knows, for instance, that his brain is shrinking. And he knows that he is among the 25 percent of humans who can't taste bitterness, although he doesn't really know why. He…
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Film, Absurdistan

Absurdistan

Earnest, sad, and righteous, they are not. More inspired by M*A*S*H or Dr. Strangelove than The Deer Hunter or Coming Home, a new pack of political films that defy the clichés of the Iraq War cinema has arrived. Notwithstanding a…
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Film, Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World

Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World

Morgan Spurlock, the daredevil documentarian who lived on Big Macs for a month and turned this exercise in "body art" into the 2004 hit Super Size Me, returns — this time expanding his horizons rather than his girth. Paraphrasing the…
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Calendar, Night&Day Spurlock Spelunks

Spurlock Spelunks

Morgan Spurlock, the daredevil documentarian who lived on Big Macs for a month and turned this exercise in "body art" into the 2004 hit Super Size Me, returns -- this time expanding his horizons rather than his girth. Paraphrasing the…
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Film, 13 Million Yogis Can't Be Wrong

13 Million Yogis Can't Be Wrong

It's no secret that documentaries have finally gained some currency in the American media. With the help of Michael Moore, Morgan Spurlock, and a very cold bunch of penguins, docs have increased their audiences by railing against injustices, exposing political…
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Dining, Eat Obsession Junction

Obsession Junction

I liked Morgan Spurlock's Super Size Me even more than I thought I would. From its first shot -- a bunch of cute kids singing a campy song with the refrain "I like food/ You like food/ McDonald's, Kentucky Fried…
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Film, McRibbing

McRibbing

What becomes of Morgan Spurlock's body after a month of eating and drinking nothing but McDonald's assembly-line foodstuffs is not surprising. He bloats up, gaining nearly 30 pounds in 30 days. His sex drive peters out, among the myriad disappointments…
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