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Bigger, Stronger, Faster

By Joly Herman, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 17+

Documentary minimizes harmful effects of doping.

Movie PG-13 2008 106 minutes
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What's disturbing about this documentary, however witty and interesting it is, is how very close the subject is to the director. His analysis becomes skewed, regardless of the fact that he personally objects to doping. His love, admiration, and pity for his brothers sways him in a way that an outsider to the pressures of the bodybuilding world would not feel. On the other hand, he explores the topic of hypocrisy and cheating in a very succinct manner. Ultimately, Bell believes that American culture is the problem. He deduces simply that "in America, cheaters always prosper."

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