Bigger Stronger Faster*Refer to the Olympic motto: 'Faster, stronger, faster', the documentary examines the use of anabolic steroid for better performance in body-building as it concentrates on a pair of siblings chasing their dreams. The film also concerns some related topics around professional athletes such as laser eye correction or the use of blood pressure reducing drugs.
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Critic Reviews of "Bigger Stronger Faster*"
Arizona RepublicJuly 24, 2008
A thoughtful, informative and thoroughly entertaining examination of the role of performance-enhancing drugs in modern life.
Hollywood ReporterJune 23, 2008
A lively and incisive look into the nation's growing preoccupation with pumped-up superlatives.
Seattle TimesJune 20, 2008
Unexpectedly funny [and] sometimes angry.
Detroit NewsJune 13, 2008
Smart, touching and enlightening, a combination that makes Bigger, Stronger, Faster the best documentary of the year so far.
Denver PostJune 13, 2008
By making this journey personal, a powerful vulnerability permeates the film.
NewsweekJune 09, 2008
It'll shake up your beliefs not just about steroids but about competition, hypocrisy, body obsession and American notions of masculinity.
East Bay ExpressAugust 15, 2011
Their mistakes are our entertainment.
sbs.com.auDecember 29, 2010
A dangerous side effect of being a 'true' American.
Reel Times: Reflections on CinemaJuly 01, 2009
It raises big, intriguing questions that rarely, if ever, come up in the hubbub about steroid use in professional athletics, particularly Major League Baseball.
About.comMay 26, 2009
Chris Bell's very personal documentary, tracking how steroid use influenced his body building family's game, health and interpersonal relationships, is neither an apology nor a hard-lined expose about doping.
Movie HabitApril 21, 2009
If steroids were outlawed, only outlaws would have steroids
Laramie Movie ScopeJanuary 29, 2009
This is one of the best documentary films of 2008, along with 'Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father.'
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