Pom Wonderful sue Morgan Spurlock each time its name is left off? You'll have your own questions before, during and after viewing Mr. Spurlock's new "documentary" POM WONDERFUL PRESENTS: THE GREATEST MOVIE EVER SOLD, for this prankster/documen-tarian (Super Size Me, Where in the World is Osama Bin Laden? one episode of Freakonomics) is at it again: creating some of the most ephemeral documentaries ever seen, films whose scenes seem to disappear even as you are watching them -- though, in the moment, you're feeling vastly amused and royally entertained.
Sheetz, Inc., a Pennsylvania-based food-and-gas chain that also forked over some moolah for the cause. Both CEOs prove smart and witty folk with a sense of irony that seems a good match for the moviemaker's own. They know and appreciate what each other are doing.
J.J.Abrams (above) and Peter Berg (below) who offer some sensible, telling thoughts on the subject.
Noam Chomsky (below)
Ralph Nader (below). This consumer advocate and scourge, we learn, has a particular interest in footwear....
Sony Pictures Classics. Click here to see the film's release schedule -- dates, cities and theaters -- and to find a location, we hope, near you.
What a guy is this Morgan Spurlock: glad-hander supreme, exceptional entrepreneur, and a moviemaker who can seemingly get away with just about anything. I wouldn't trust him as far as I can throw him, but I also wouldn't miss seeing any of his movies. Spurlock was in fine form at the roundtable discussion with bloggers and on-line critics a couple of weeks ago, answering all of our questions with flair and dispatch.
Outkast's Big Boi, above) about the "art" of product placement, and all the rest.
I am deliberately not giving you the transcript of the Q&A because (1) I am pressed for time and (2) it's pretty standard stuff -- kind of pre-processed and digested. Really, you need to see this movie to fully appreciate it. Everything else is just frou-frou.