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    Morgan Spurlock Inhumane

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    America is the fattest nation in the world. Obesity is now the second leading cause of preventable death in the U.S, only second to smoking. If the same rate continues, obesity will become the leading cause of preventable death in the U.S. (Spurlock). All of this information was exposed by film maker, Morgan Spurlock. Muckraking is searching and publicizing factual information about a famous person, or a company. Muckraking still exist as demonstrated by Morgan Spurlock’s film “Super Size Me”. Morgan Spurlock is an American documentary filmmaker from Parkersburg, West Virginia. Morgan attended New York University where he received his degree in film, and currently lives in New York City. He is mostly known for the first film he produced…

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    Morgan Spurlock and Corby Kummer’s position on consumerism, consumption and marketing vary in different ways. Consumerism, consumption and marketing can be viewed several different ways. The authors have some vivid and valid points for each of these categories in a good way and in a bad way. The effects each of these points have on the authors and the different outcomes within their lifestyles differ dramatically. Spurlock contends that consumerism is an outcry for people to buy…

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    obese and are not healthy. McDonalds is a global joint and a place that sales about 46 million meals a day. This has changed the world because McDonalds is making the people crave more fast food and causing them to be obese. Obesity is a national epidemic and has impacted the world greatly according to Morgan Spurlock’s documentary of “Super-Size Me.” He challenges himself to eat McDonalds for a full 30 days and wants to show people that McDonalds and other fast food restaurants is very harmful…

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    Locavores Essay

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    A family in the documentary stated that for what one item, like lets say naturally grown potato, they can go to burger king or Wendy's and get an entire meal there for the price of one bag of naturally grown potatoes. That is incredibly true. As Morgan Spurlock (Supersize Me) said “America is the fattest nation in the world. Over 100 million Americans are overweight or obese. 60% of all US adults are overweight or obese.” This is not acceptable. America needs to wake up. We need to make healthy…

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    Sugar Film Supersize Me

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    That sugar film, such a relevant name for the documentary created by Damon Gameau. This documentary tells us the story of a 2 month-long experiment in self-destructive eating. A unique thing about this documentary would be that it fits so well with today's society. Everywhere you look, someone is eating or drinking something that is potentially loaded with sugar. That Sugar Film highlights all the products in supermarkets that are the ‘healthy’ option. Unlike, Morgan Spurlock's Supersize me,…

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    Morgan Spurlock, the director of the 2003 documentary “Supersize Me”, has positioned the audience to witness the negative effects of eating fast food and the health risks that goes along with eating fast food. Throughout the documentary, Spurlock challenged himself to eat McDonald's for every meal of the day, including drinks. The techniques that Spurlock employed to convey his way of thinking were camera angles, interviews and montages throughout the course of the documentary. By using this…

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    Fast food has become a huge problem with today’s society, and that is the main thesis that the film Super Size Me (Spurlock V. Morgan, 2004) has displayed. From the movie they are trying to find out what exactly is making people in America so obese, their conclusion being fast food. Personally I would like to agree that fast food is one of the major contributors to the reason not only America but other countries in the world are so obese. The director of this movie was trying to teach those…

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    Super Size Me, a documentary film produced by Morgan Spurlock, is outlined to display the close correlation between the fast food industry and the epidemic of obesity within the U.S. Throughout the film, the use of rhetorical strategies and filmic techniques come together to produce a visually engaging and informing piece for the audience. Alongside this film, we can challenge the effectiveness of documentaries as a whole using “Telling Stories With Evidence and Argument” by Bill Nichols.…

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    In the documentary, “Supersize Me,” Morgan Spurlock argues that fast food companies should take more responsibilities for the effect the food is having on its consumers by using various statistics and research. Spurlock constructs this documentary because of two teenage girls who were suing McDonald’s because they were becoming obese. He states that America is becoming more and more lazy by not cooking meals at home and instead, eating out for every meal just because it is cheaper and quicker.…

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    The first case that was very interesting to me was the McDonalds change story. The documentary of Super-Size Me of Morgan Spurlock demonstrated that can consuming their food for a month it is not healthy for anyone. Did the documentary had many effects to McDonalds’ customers ? Some people believe it did not ,but I found it very interesting that prior to the release of documentary McDonalds launched "Go Active", which gave customers healthier choices. Managers had no control over the impact…

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