LA Times: Documentaries Now Even Less Appealing to Moviegoers Than Before
Posted 06.19.08 by Dack
Bigger, Stronger, Faster and Young@Heart both got good critic reviews, but movie fans yawned as they filed in to see The Incredible Hulk.
A gripping documentary about performance-enhancing drugs, “Bigger, Stronger, Faster*” has everything going for it: Some of the year's best reviews, a highly topical subject, a film festival pedigree and winsome filmmakers willing to tour the country to drum up interest.
There's only one thing missing: moviegoers.
See the full story for the likely reasons and what's next for fans of documentaries (besides public mocking and ridicule).