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The Corporation defines this endlessly mutating life-form in exhaustive detail, measuring the many ways it has not only come to dominate but to deform our reality. The movie performs a running psychoanalysis of this entity with the characteristics of a prototypical psychopath: a callous unconcern for the feelings and safety of others, an incapacity to experience guilt, an ingrained habit of lying for profit, etc. We are swept away on a demented odyssey through an altered cosmos, in which artificial chemicals are created for profit and incidentally contribute to a cancer epidemic; in which the folks who brought us Agent Orange devise a milk-increasing drug for a world in which there is already a glut of milk; in which an American computer company leased its systems to the Nazis--and serviced them on a monthly basis--so that the Holocaust could go forward as an orderly process.
The movie goes on too long, circles too many points obsessively and redundantly, and risks preaching-to-the-choir reductiveness by calling on the usual talking-head suspects--Noam Chomsky, Howard Zinn, Michael Moore. And except for an endlessly receding tracking shot in an infinite patents archive, there's scarcely an image worth recalling. Still, it maps the new reality. This is our world--welcome to it. --Richard T. Jameson
Good overview but I think the role corporations are playing in our USA culture today is more complicated and profound than this documentary is able to reveal.Published 11 days ago by Bill Beerman
This is not a movie for thinking people. This is, unfortunately, just another "preach to the crowd" film that vilifies corporation because ... well, they're corporations! Read morePublished 12 days ago by Jerry in PA
The Corporation is one of the best documentary films I have seen. It is well produced and explained the financial mortgage crisis facing America in an entertaining way. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Amazon Customer
Wonderful documentary on corporations. Scariest movie I've ever seen because it's true. If you wonder just whats going on and why everything seems so . . . Read morePublished 1 month ago by Mark A.
Sure it's one sided, but they are trying to make a point, and it's a very good point. Corporations have become so large that accountability has been lost. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Austin Pruitt
You must watch this video! It will change, forever, the way you see the "corporation." Excellent!Published 2 months ago by C. Dickerson