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Week of 6.29.07

"Sicko" Reviews

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Michael Moore's films seem to always kick up controversy. His latest film, "Sicko" - a scathing critique on America's health care industry - appears to be no exception. Here's what some film critics had so say about Moore's latest documentary, which opens on June 29th


Associated Press: "It is quintessential Moore: expertly crafted, eminently entertaining, one-sided and overly simplistic." Read the Full Review

Hollywood Reporter: "Michael Moore intelligently, comically and incisively diagnoses and calls for the treatment of a sick U.S. health care system." Read the Full Review

New York Times: "'Sicko' is the least controversial and most broadly appealing of Mr. Moore's movies. (It is also, perhaps improbably, the funniest and the most tightly edited.)" Read the Full Review

Salon.com: "In his most persuasive film yet, Michael Moore gives the U.S. health care system a full exam —and offers up a grim prognosis." Read the Full Review

Star Ledger: "'Sicko' contains many of the flaws that commonly plague Moore's movies, riling conservatives and leftists alike." Read the Full Review

Variety: "'Sicko' [is] an affecting and entertaining dissection of the American health care industry, showing how it benefits the few at the expense of the many." Read the Full Review