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  • Analysis of Super Size Me

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    "Analysis of Super Size Me" Morgan Spurlock decided to make this documentary to investigate the fast food companies, and the effects of certain fast food chains products, particularly McDonalds, on the health of society. This Documentary explores the United States growing epidemic of obesity and diabetes as well. Morgan decides to eat nothing but McDonald 's food for thirty days. He must eat one of everything on the menu at least once, and when asked to super size his meal he must do so. Another

  • Super size me Essay

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    McDonald’s is killing Americans, at least that is what Morgan Spurlock believes. In his documentary Super Size Me he embarks on a quest to not only describe and use himself as an example of the growing obesity trend, but to offer the viewers with base-line nutritional knowledge that will allow them to draw their own informed conclusions. Spurlock's primary intention is to prove through self-experimentation that eating solely McDonald's food is dangerous. His secondary intention is to denounce the

  • The's Super Size Me

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    Being able to persuade someone is a very powerful thing, Morgan Spurlock in the documentary Super Size Me surely did. In this film, he sets out a goal to prove that Mc Donald’s is very bad for you. To prove that he eats a different meal from their menu three times a day for thirty days. He demonstrated techniques that made him very convincing to the audience. Some of the major techniques he used were the use of many facts/statistics, the audience trusting him, and interviewing people that are living

  • Thesis Of Super Size Me

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    Contrary to the popular belief of the time, Morgan Spurlock’s amateur documentary “Supersize Me” pushed reform in both fast food culture, and eating habits of citizens, being one of the first catalysts in a new movement in America. This 2004 film, being the first of his works to establish Spurlock as a filmmaker, focuses on Spurlock’s 30 day journey in which he vowed to eat solely McDonalds for three meals a day, and track his overall mental, physical, and social changes over this span of time.

  • Super Size Me: Documentary Analysis

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    “Super Size Me” is a creative documentary that follows Morgan Spurlock for 30 days. The catch is for the 30 days he only allowed to ingest food handed over the counter of McDonalds. As one would expect his health deteriorated immensely, along with the size of McDonald's portions after the film debuted. Amazingly, this low budget documentary had a huge effect on the top fast food restaurant. First, the day before “Super Size Me” was scheduled to premier in theaters

  • Analytical Essay Super Size Me

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    Movies on ABC 1 and as usual I’m your host, _______. Tonight we’ll be reviewing the socially critical 2004 documentary, “Super Size Me” directed by and starring Morgan Spurlock. The film documents the 30 day period in which Morgan Spurlock ate three meals a day consisting of nothing but McDonalds whilst following these four rules: he can only eat things on sale, he must super size his meal if asked, he must eat everything on the menu at least once and lastly he must restrict himself to the ‘average’

  • Analysis of Super Size Me Essay examples

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    Analysis of "Super Size Me"      Morgan Spurlock decided to make this documentary to investigate the fast food companies, and the effects of certain fast food chains products, particularly McDonalds, on the health of society. This Documentary explores the United States growing epidemic of obesity and diabetes as well. Morgan decides to eat nothing but McDonald's food for thirty days. He must eat one of everything on the menu at least once, and when asked to super size his meal he must do so

  • Morgan Spurlock's Film, Super Size Me Essay

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    As Steven Spielberg once said, "documentaries are the greatest way to educate an entire generation" (Azevedo, 2013). In Morgan Spurlock's documentary Super Size Me, audiences are informed and shown the dangers of consuming fast food everyday. Spurlock has a camera follow him for one month as he consumes McDonalds for each meal thus exposing one to the unhealthy affects of the lifestyle. Relying on images, interviews, and statistics the viewers are informed of how processed fast foods begin to affect

  • Fat Head by Tom Naughton and Super Size Me by Morgan Spurlock

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    Head, is a stellar model of this media attention. It examines the exact cause of weight gain, and the reliability of the Government’s nutritional guidelines. The contention of Fat Head is that the U.S Government and Morgan Spurlock (the creator of Super Size Me) present misleading information. However, Naughton’s bias becomes apparent through the careful selection of film techniques, and the silencing of certain characters, who may express opposing viewpoints. The ideal audience of this documentary

  • Super Size Me Documentary

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    deaths obesity had caused is a very large number and will continue to rise. Luckily, the Super Size Me documentary did a good job at explaining the risks of fast food and has brought me to realize how important it is to to control the amount of fast food you eat. Watching this documentary I have obtained lots of useful information and it definitely got my attention about the world wide problem of Obesity. The Super Size Me documentary was very informative and brought me to realize my own diet. It also

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