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The Big Lie: American Addict 2 (2016)

| Documentary | 2016 (USA)
American Addict 2 digs deeper into the world of corruption, politics and pharmaceutical greed. Matthew Perry, Jonathan Davis, Ron Paul and Dennis Kucinich contribute to this eye opening ... See full summary »

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American Addict 2 digs deeper into the world of corruption, politics and pharmaceutical greed. Matthew Perry, Jonathan Davis, Ron Paul and Dennis Kucinich contribute to this eye opening examination of America's deadly dependency with prescription medication.

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Follow up to the 2012 film American Addict

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7 January 2017 | by See all my reviews

A good documentary... I would give it a B or B+. I'm going to recommend it to my friends (some of whom are addicted to prescription meds). The pharmaceutical industry gets a bad rap (rightfully so), as does the FDA. I've heard people in the industry claim that the FDA is responsible for more deaths than most genuine illnesses. There is a revolving door between the drug industry and the FDA. Perhaps part of the solution is getting the Federal Govt out of it entirely.

The one issue that bugs me had to do with the director's decision to run music with lyrics on top of footage when people are speaking. They both seem to be at the same volume level, which makes it very difficult to hear what the person being interviewed is saying.


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