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Mansome (2012)

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A documentary that explores the question: In the age of manscaping, metrosexuals, and grooming products galore - what does it mean to be a man?

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In the age of manscaping, metrosexuals, and grooming products galore - what does it mean to be a man? Oscar nominee Morgan Spurlock and executive producers Ben Silverman, Will Arnett, and Jason Bateman present a delightfully entertaining doc featuring candid interviews from Will Arnett, Jason Bateman, Paul Rudd, Zach Galifianakis, and everyday people weighing in on everything from the obsession with facial hair to body dysmorphic disorder. Written by Anonymous

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Rated PG-13 for language and some crude material

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$18,395 (USA) (20 May 2012)

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$18,395 (USA) (20 May 2012)
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Michael Harr: [in interview] This professor said that barbershops are "third places."
Michael Harr: [in class] Next, uh, take out the razor.
Michael Harr: [in interview] You have your home, which is one; you have your work which is two; and, then a barbershop is a type of third place where every guy could go and talk amongst peers; and, uh, I think it's just good for mental health to have that, as a society.
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Mansome - brief
29 November 2014 | by (Cheung Chau) – See all my reviews

Sheesh, another Morgan Spurlock documentary. Male grooming - appearance

  • how men behold themselves - females point of view. Shallow work here,
that skittered from one topic to another and lingered too long on marginal aspects (eg: the beard competition). Beards, mustaches, haircuts, toupees, all discussed for no apparent point. Men have always grown or worn those - who cares? Section of the product "Fresh Balls" was funny as anything. Also the older male comments that the current fad for body shaving is turning men into Barbie dolls. Film should have followed that path. Instead this is a time waster with no focus. Spurlock strikes me as more agreeable than Michael Moore, probably better to have a drink with. His output, however, causes me to think he is running out of things to say.


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