Burzynski
Burzynski (2010)

BURZYNSKI is the compelling story of a pioneering medical doctor and PhD biochemist who has discovered the genetic mechanism to cure most human cancers. This timely, eye-opening documentary takes the audience through the treacherous, yet… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: February 6, 2012
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Critic Score: 42% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Ronnie Scheib
Variety

Despite its infotainment look, Burzynski ultimately proves convincing.

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V.A. Musetto
New York Post

When I want to see an infomercial, I'll turn on my TV in the middle of the night. I definitely won't pay good money to see one in a theater.

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Mark Keizer
Boxoffice Magazine

Burzynski may have credibility in the eyes of some, but the movie about him has no credibility, so no one will be receptive to its message.

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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times

Clogged with court transcripts, medical records and repetitive (if moving) patient testimony, Burzynski tickles the mind only at the cost of trampling the eyes.

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S. James Snyder
Time Out New York

Through all the fuzzy science, Merola sees a savior; you'll see a dull editorial masquerading as objective reporting.

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Kam Williams
NewsBlaze

A bio-pic of Biblical proportions featuring a showdown of Dr. David versus a government Goliath!

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Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times

Merola unleashes a barrage of information, including much testimony from grateful patients, but he could have made an even more effective film had he paused to summarize each phase in Burzynski's long ordeal.

Ella Taylor
Village Voice

Eric Merola, a former art director of commercials, is either unusually credulous, or doesn't understand the difference between a documentary and an advertisement, or has an undisclosed relationship with the subject of his allegedly nonfiction first film.

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Chuck Bowen
Slant Magazine

Burzynski is the kind of should've-been-important picture that you damn with the faintest praise: It means well.

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