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Category Archives: Reviews

Washingtonian : Addiction Incorporated

February 3, 2012

Victor DeNoble was a behavioral pharmacologist working with the tobacco industry in the 1980s to develop a safer form of nicotine, but in doing so, he also found hard evidence that the substance was addictive, and he ended up blowing the …

Big Screen Berkeley: Addiction Incorporated

January 17, 2012

Truth in advertising: it’s a simple concept that for some reason seems extremely hard to put into practice. Case in point: the tobacco industry, which spent decades trying to convince people that cancer sticks were good for you. Their own …

San Francisco Bay Guardian : Addiction Incorporated

January 17, 2012

Charles Evans Jr.’s documentary revisits the history of the tobacco industry’s deceptions, machinations, and other nefarious feats of profit-shielding through the story of Victor DeNoble, an industry scientist turned whistle-blower who was hired by Philip Morris in 1980 to help …

SF Chronicle : Tobacco apostate setting the record straight

January 15, 2012 : By Hugh Hart

“Addiction Incorporated” follows the tobacco industry’s ongoing effort to sell cigarettes despite well-publicized health concerns. The tale is told through the eyes of Victor DeNoble. Formerly one of Philip Morris’ most valuable players, scientist DeNoble conducted lab experiments for the …

SF WEEKLY : Addiction Incorporated

January 13, 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 …

L.A. Times, Capsule movie reviews: ‘Addiction Incorporated’

January 13, 2012 : By Mark Olsen

There are few more widely agreed-upon contemporary villains than the American tobacco industry — what with footage of smug executives disingenuously answering questions before Congress still so vivid in the collective memory. The documentary “Addiction Incorporated” tells part of the …

L.A. Times: Movie review: ‘Addiction Incorporated’

January 13, 2012 : By Mark Olsen

There are few more widely agreed-upon contemporary villains than the American tobacco industry — what with footage of smug executives disingenuously answering questions before Congress still so vivid in the collective memory. The documentary “Addiction Incorporated” tells part of the …

Pasedena Art Beat: Addiction infliction: Science, smokescreens and Philip Morris

January 12, 2012 : By Jana J. Monji - in Movie reviews

During the early 1980s, Victor J. DeNoble was working for the devil. In this case, that was Philip Morris and he was an associate senior scientist performing rat studies. ”Addiction Incorporated” is about his journey from enthusiastic addiction encourager to …

Movies & Mayhem — Addiction Incorporated

January 10, 2012

Although a documentary about a whistleblower in the tobacco industry may seem like old cigar butts, this Charles (“The Aviator”) Evans Jr. film is surprisingly engaging and, even more surprising, often quite funny. 

Film-Forward : Addiction Incorporated

December 17, 2011

The current demonization of Wall Street may have helped trigger the current protest movement, but there’s an even more hated entity in the minds of most Americans: Big Tobacco. Cigarette companies are the most egregious example of corporate greed and …