The Bling Ring helps us remove our blinders to the shadow side of American culture as three teenage thieves reveal the demented dimensions of desire, greed, celebrity worship, and conspicuous consumption.
Boom Bust Boom uses an entertaining blend of live action, animation, puppetry, and song in a hard-edged assessment of the financial follies that are bound to keep repeating until we come up with a new paradigm.
Capitalism: A Love Story charts the heavy toll on middle-class and poverty-stricken citizens resulting from the adventures and exploits of corporate dominance in the land of the free and the home of the brave.
The Coca-Cola Kid takes a clever and zany look at the competitive ethos of an aggressive corporation, transplanted from Atlanta to Australia.
Glengarry Glen Ross depicts the manifold ways the human spirit is violated in today's marketplace of cutthroat competition, where the bottom line is all that matters.
The Gods Must Be Crazy I & 2 show the humorous cultural differences — and the potential for chaos, jealousy, and violence — when tribal individuals meet people from modern consumer societies.
John & Jane Toll-Free reveals how telemarketers in India are brainwashed into believing in consumerism as a passport to a meaningful and fulfilling life.
The Joneses pokes fun at the ruses that corporations are willing to undertake in order to get more people to go along with their bogus values and purchase their products.
Mountains May Depart marks the beginning of a new emphasis in China on technology, glorified consumerism, and a growing gap between the rich and the poor.
Pay It Forward tells the story of an eleven-year-old boy who comes to understand that kindness given for free can change around a consumption-oriented and competitive world.
POM Wonderful Presents: The Greatest Movie Ever Sold intends to show, in the words of documentary director Morgan Spurlock, "both the absurdity and pervasiveness of product placement in our daily lives."
The Queen of Versailles brings us a behind-the-scenes look at a very rich American couple whose wealth is put in jeopardy following the 2008 stock market crash.
Super Size Me could serve as aversion therapy for many who have chosen to make junk food their choice when they eat out. It follows Morgan Spurlock's unhealthy decision to eat exclusively at McDonalds for 30 days.
WALL.E, in addition to being a love story, serves as a cautionary tale about our trashing of the good earth with all our discarded possessions.
Wal-Mart: The High Cost of Low Price looks at the need for the superstore to clean up its act and for people of good will to work together to stem the tide of corporate greed.
What Would Jesus Buy? hopes to raise people's consciousness about the dominance of shopping malls, the demise of independent retailers, and the exploitation of slave labor in Third World countries.
Who Killed The Electric Car? explores the rise and fall of GM's EV1 which came out in 1996. Somewhere along the way, executives decided that these vehicles would pose a huge threat to their business and standard operating procedures.