Bigger, Stronger, Fast: Film Analysis

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Steroids can change the game in all of sports. Bigger, Stronger, Faster* is a 2008 documentary about steroids by someone with intimate knowledge. It examines the use of steroids of director Christopher Bell and his two brothers named Mike Bell and Mark Bell. Christopher Bell and his two brothers were enamored of the powerful superheroes they grew up watching. Christopher Bell is professional bodybuilder. Mike Bell is a former professional wrestler. Unfortunately, Mike passed away later that year from a heart attack due to steroid use. Mark Bell is an elite powerlifter and former wrestler. The film shows the realities of anabolic steroid use, and writer/director Bell describes it as a conundrum: the conflict between "doing the right thing and …show more content…
Hooton's son, Taylor, who committed suicide in 2003, and his wife Gwen testified to Congress about the use of steroids, her son was on (Perez 1). Soon after that, the Hooton family setup a foundation in honor of their son. Many doctors weigh in on the situation, in which some of their opinions were negative and some of them were positive. Bell talked to other bodybuilders about using supplements and how a special ingredient, can change a person's physique. Bell went on to show the audience, how a supplement is made. Bell says that he can make a supplement for a dollar and sell it for sixty bucks. Nowadays, supplements are expensive to buy in the store. Bell went on to interviewed Rick Schaff. Schaff is a fitness model photographer, and he says that it's ridiculous to see the photoshopping in magazine covers. It relates to steroids because most of the bodybuilders take steroids in order for them to be on the cover of a magazine. For example, Muscle & Fitness magazine. Most of those bodybuilders were inspired by Arnold Schwarzenegger magazine covers back when they were little. Towards the end of documentary, Bell and his brothers says that steroids are not the problem, they're just another side effect of being

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