Join the Boston Sunday Night Film Club this Sunday, Jun 8th at 5:15pm for Bigger, Stronger, Faster* at the Coolidge Corner Theatre . Look for Sean wearing a nametag in the theatre lobby about 15 minutes before the film. As always, after the film we will descend on a local establishment for dinner/drinks/discussion.
“More scrupulously reported than your average Michael Moore film but every bit as entertaining.” – Peter Debruge, Variety
From the producers of BOWLING FOR COLUMBINE and FAHRENHEIT 9/11 comes a new film that unflinchingly explores America’s win-at-all-cost culture through the lens of a personal journey. Blending comedy and pathos, BIGGER, STRONGER, FASTER* is a collision of pop culture and first-person narrative, with a diverse cast including US Congressmen, professional athletes, medical experts and everyday gym rats.
At its heart, this is the story of director Christopher Bell and his two brothers, who grew up idolizing muscular giants like Hulk Hogan, Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger, and who went on to become members of the steroid-subculture in an effort to realize their American dream. “