Super Size Me

The buzz ted at Sundance when Morgan Spurlock won the best-director prize for satirizing our fast-food obsession by eating at McDonald's for thirty days, with three doctors checking on his daily deterioration. But Spurlock's little movie that could is more than a documentary about the dangers of obesity. It's one of the blackest comedies to hit the screen since Dr. Strangelove. Spurlock proves himself a supersize talent; he makes you choke on every laugh.

From The Archives Issue 256: January 12, 1978