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Super Size Me 2: Holy Chicken!

2017, Morgan Spurlock, USA, 95 min.

Show Times

  • Fri, Sep 6th 2:00pm
  • Fri, Sep 6th 7:45pm
  • Sat, Sep 7th 3:00pm
  • Sun, Sep 8th 5:00pm
  • Mon, Sep 9th 6:00pm
  • Tue, Sep 10th 7:45pm
  • Wed, Sep 11th 6:00pm
  • Thu, Sep 12th 7:45pm
  • Fri, Sep 13th 4:00pm
  • Fri, Sep 13th 8:00pm
  • Sat, Sep 14th 7:45pm
  • Sun, Sep 15th 3:00pm
  • Mon, Sep 16th 8:00pm
  • Tue, Sep 17th 6:00pm
  • Wed, Sep 18th 8:00pm
  • Thu, Sep 19th 6:00pm
Chicago premiere!

"Jaunty but thought-provoking."—Leslie Felperin, Hollywood Reporter
“Hugely watchable…Spurlock does a deft job of threading comedy together with corporate evil.”—David Ehrlich, Indiewire

If ads are to be believed, the image of fast food has undergone a seemingly healthy makeover. It was recent hypes of “organic” and “natural” that sent investigative filmmaker and satirist Morgan Spurlock back to the popular bastions of junk gastronomy that figured largely in the unique diet he undertook in his Oscar-nominated hit SUPER SIZE ME. Taking the tongue-in-cheek tack of targeting his quarries from the inside, the director goes into the fast-food chicken business from the ground up, buying a farm and scouting a location for his restaurant. Farm-to-table in this line of work proves to be one long, well-greased and often horrifying industrial conveyer belt, from the grim realities of raising oversized mass-produced birds to mastering the delicate dance of advertising jargon that puts a “health halo” around a crispy golden calorie-laden product for which the label “fried” is now off limits. DCP digital. (BS)

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