Morgan Spurlock

Reading “Freakonomics” was sort of a badge of honor for presumably independent-thinking business school students back in college, but its effect cannot be overstated. It was part of the non-fiction revolution taking a deeper look into the world that we live in from a younger generation that refused to wear tweed jackets or talk quietly in class. A generation more pop-cultured than cultured. It makes sense that in adapting the best-selling book into a film, the younger generation of well-known documentary filmmakers would be asked to add their own true story about connectivity to the mix.

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Morgan Spurlock is teaming with Stan Lee, Thomas Tull, Joss Whedon and Harry Knowles to deliver a documentary…and they want you.

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For our final Tribeca review, we look at the disappointing ‘Freakonomics,’ which was the fest’s closing night feature.

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Word from Marc Malkin at E! Online is that geek favorite Joss Whedon and documentarian Morgan Spurlock are looking to follow around a bunch of costumed lovers of the arts in the months leading up to August’s San Diego Comic-Con. According to a source, the pair are currently developing the idea, which will focus on a small group of convention-going supergeeks and the people around them.

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In the year of our lord, 1996, pop culture commentator and writer extraordinaire Chuck Klosterman ate nothing but McDonald’s Chicken McNuggets for a week. He would later go on to chronicle this feat in an Esquire article about a man who made a name for himself eating McDonald’s for an entire month for the purposes of making a film. That film was Super Size Me, and that man was Morgan Spurlock. In 2010, two idiots from Film School Rejects would prove that history does repeat itself, despite itself.

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Sundance is fast approaching. But while I have forgotten to reply to emails or make a schedule, it appears as if the folks at Sundance are on the ball.

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Morgan Spurlock Wonders Where in the World Is Osama Bin Laden?

It tries to say too many things at times, but ultimately has a good message. Unfortunately, it spends too much time trying to live up to the cool, marketable title when Osama Bin Laden isn’t even the focus of the message.

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Would you like a little drinkie, Mr. Bin Laden?

First, Morgan Spurlock ate nothing but McDonalds for a month. And it almost killed him. Now, he’s got his wife pregnant, and he’s looking for Osama Bin Laden. What does that have to do with drinking? Nothing! But that’s not going to stop me from doing it.

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We take a break from drinking like sailors to see movies, stalk celebs and then… drink more!

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Morgan Spurlock goes in search of the world’s most wanted man…

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Sundance rolls on, and with no sleep and plenty more work to do, I keep rolling as well.

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All work and no play make your first drunken rampage a tough situation to recover from…

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Morgan Spurlock takes on the task of tracking down the most wanted man on Earth.

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Morgan Spurlock is looking for looking for Osama. Do you want to help?

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published: 11.21.2014
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