Category Archives: News

Stomp and Stammer – Addiction Incorporated Review

March 9, 2012 : By David T. Lindsay

I don’t make a habit of focusing on documentaries because either they make their case and need no further defense, or deceitfully cloud the issue to appeal to fools who can’t think for themselves. During the introduction of Victor DeNoble, …

Insite Atlanta – Addiction Incorporated Review

March 9, 2012 : By Steve Warren

If you liked The Insider and The Informant, complete the trifecta with an equally dramatic documentary about another real-life whistleblower. Victor DeNoble, who looks like Dennis Farina, was hired by Philip Morris to alter the nicotine in their cigarettes to …

Minneapolis City Pages – In Theaters: Addiction Incorporated

March 8, 2012 : By Melissa Anderson

With a name that not even the PR team at Smokefree America could dream up, Victor DeNoble emerges as the hero of Charles Evans Jr.’s mostly muscular documentary on the 1990s campaign to expose Big Tobacco. DeNoble, a psychologist, was …

St. Paul Pioneer Press – “Addiction Incorporated” review: Smoke bomb

March 8, 2012 : By Chris Hewitt

You’ll never believe this: Tobacco companies put stuff in cigarettes to make them addictive. Oh, wait. Maybe you will believe that, since every newspaper and TV news program in the country reported it 20 years ago. “Addiction Incorporated,” however, acts … – ‘Addiction Incorporated’ movie review: How Big Tobacco was taken down

March 5, 2012 : By Ryan McNally

For my first post-college job, I worked as a paralegal for a law firm representing cigarette manufacturer RJR. Along with coworkers, I reviewed and coded thousands of company documents. Most were painfully boring, but occasionally we’d come across something juicy, … – Addiction Incorporated

February 23, 2012 : By Loren King

How, over the past two decades, did the image of the tobacco industry change – in the words of one of the interviewees in “Addiction Incorporated’’ – from Kellogg’s to the Gambino crime family? This eminently watchable documentary traces the …


February 19, 2012

This week on “Q&A,” our guests are Charles Evans, Jr. and Victor DeNoble. Evans is the producer and director of a new documentary entitled Addiction Incorporated featuring DeNoble, a former Philip Morris research scientist.

Washington Post : Truths about tobacco hit the big screen

February 14, 2012 : By Whitney Fetterhoff

Most young Americans know that cigarettes are addictive, but until 1994, that was secret information. The revelation of that secret is the subject of “Addiction Incorporated,” a documentary by Charles Evans Jr. that was shown last week at the Landmark’s …

Director contributes $15,000 to journalism program

February 14, 2012

By James Coster The multi-purpose room (MPR) was filled to capacity with students, faculty and members of the media to witness film producer Charles Evans Jr. donate $15,000 to Daniel Pearl Magnet High School’s (DPMHS) journalism department following an exclusive …

The Pearl Post : DPMHS Students Discover the Truth about the Tobacco Industry

February 14, 2012 : By Natalie Moore

By using animated cartoons, diagrams and storytelling, “Addiction Incorporated” directed by Charles Evans Jr. will take you into the secretive world you thought you knew. With many different variables attached to this big debate of who was at fault, who …