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Morgan Spurlock Is Back, Dealing With 'Big Chicken' This Time

'Super Size Me 2' focuses on fast food and chicken processing

(Newser) - Last time out, documentary filmmaker Morgan Spurlock ate only fast food for a month. This time, he's the one dishing out the fried stuff, the AP reports. Spurlock has gone from being an avid Big Mac consumer in Super Size Me to serving his own fast-food chicken sandwiches in...

Morgan Spurlock Admits to Harassment, Rape Allegation

Director verbally harassed female assistant, was accused of rape in college

(Newser) - "If I'm going to truly represent myself as someone who has built a career on finding the truth, then it's time for me to be truthful as well," writes documentary filmmaker Morgan Spurlock alongside what TMZ calls "a shocking list of confessions." In a...

Critics Sold on Greatest Movie

Morgan Spurlock helms documentary on advertising

(Newser) - Morgan Spurlock, the guy behind Super Size Me, calls his latest documentary—an exploration of our ad-obsessed culture—The Greatest Movie Ever Sold. And critics seem to agree:
  • Spurlock “has this habit of making documentaries that come hidden in the Trojan horse of silly and then stab at your

Altoona Changes Its Name to ...

'POM Wonderful,' but for Only 60 Days as Part of Documentary Stunt

(Newser) - Altoona, Pennsylvania, is selling its naming rights to a filmmaker with an axe to grind. The city’s new name? “POM Wonderful Presents: The Greatest Movie Ever Sold.” It's the title of Morgan Spurlock’s documentary—his most famous is Supersize Me—about America’s inescapable advertising, and...

Did Spurlock Find Osama?

Well, no. But filmmaker says that's not the point anyway

(Newser) - When Morgan Spurlock, the maverick mind behind the hit 2004 documentary Super-Size Me, decided to make the film Where in the World is Osama bin Laden?, his initial goal was to find and capture the terrorist leader. But as the project evolved (and Osama remained too hard to locate), Spurlock...

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