Pink Ribbons, Inc.


Generally favorable reviews - based on 11 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 9 out of 11
  2. Negative: 0 out of 11

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Critic Reviews

  1. Reviewed by: Mindy Farabee
    May 31, 2012
    You can't cure what you don't understand is one of the film's sobering messages.
  2. Reviewed by: Sara Stewart
    Jun 1, 2012
    Pink Ribbons, Inc. viewers looking for an evenhanded discussion may be disappointed.
  3. Reviewed by: Carrie Rickey
    Jul 26, 2012
    While most of the talking heads, including the funny and articulate Barbara Ehrenreich (herself a breast cancer survivor), are not likely to join runs and walks for the cure, Pool shows how such events create community and sisterhood.
  4. Reviewed by: Bill Weber
    May 29, 2012
    A righteously outraged documentary targeting the "warm and fuzzy" iconography of the breast cancer fundraising bureaucracy and its camouflage of corporate priorities.
  5. Reviewed by: Joe Williams
    Jul 20, 2012
    A colorful indictment of corporate infestation, but it's missing a prescription.
  6. Reviewed by: Scott Tobias
    May 30, 2012
    It's a crude, angry battering ram of a film, much more concerned with counter-messaging than aesthetics, but it gets the job done.
  7. Reviewed by: Liam Lacey
    May 29, 2012
    Pink Ribbons, Inc. is unabashed advocacy filmmaking. In spite of improved mortality rates and scientific advances, few women in the film will acknowledge that pink-ribbon-financed research has done any good at all.
  8. Reviewed by: John DeFore
    Jun 4, 2012
    It's easy to imagine exhibitors running scared from the documentary, but audiences who find it will be rewarded with a serious and provocative film.
  9. Reviewed by: Andrew Schenker
    May 29, 2012
    The film makes a compelling case for the damage wrought by business-funded feel-good activities that turn attention away from the disease, as well as using funds for endless drug research while ignoring the toxic environmental factors.

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