Pharma Bro
Pharma Bro (2021)

Martin Shkreli, the 38-year-old financial entrepreneur and pharmaceutical tycoon from Brooklyn, New York, was dubbed "the most hated man in America" by the media after he rose to infamy in 2015 for price gouging the prescription… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Documentary
DVD Release Date: October 5, 2021
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John Doyle
Globe and Mail

There isn't enough in the film about the issue of drug pricing - but it says enough to underline the difference between us here in Canada, and our neighbours to the south.

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Jennie Kermode
Eye for Film

[The] film serves two purposes. Firstly, it documents neglected aspects of the Shkreli story for the record. Secondly, it explores something of the psychology of his remaining adherents.

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Anne Brodie
What She Said

This is a wild ride and a stellar example of our schadenfreude watching him go down.

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Ben Kenigsberg
New York Times

Hodge is not always on Shkreli's side, but he appears convinced he's made a well-rounded portrait, as opposed to a dubious, bottom-feeding, bro-to-bro testimonial.

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Bobby LePire
Film Threat

Who knew such a reprehensible man could be fodder for such a phenomenal documentary?

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Harvey S. Karten
Shockya.com

A tale of price gouging galore.

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Nick Schager
The Daily Beast

The new documentary Pharmo Bro tries to find sympathy for the smirking pharmaceutical price-gouger/convict, but fails entirely.

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Nathaniel Muir
AIPT

The film touches on a lot of points but seems to pull back on going too deep. The result is a documentary that is interesting, but not as much as it should be.

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Dennis Harvey
48 Hills

Pharma Bro tries to wrestle with that contradiction, though it doesn't get very far, because director Brent Hodge inserts himself so aggressively and unnecessarily into the narrative.

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