Monday, January 25, 2010

Extraordinary Measures - the Movie

From Summer Johnson on, a review on the movie.

"Extraordinary Messiness"

Hollywood has taken up orphan diseases before--remember "Lorenzo's Oil"? And bioethics movies generally have been increasingly common, even just in the last year. Think "My Sister's Keeper". So why all the fuss about "Extraordinary Measures"?

Extraordinary-Measures.jpgBut maybe its the star power, maybe it's actually that it's a decent movie (although very few have said so except New York Magazine), but Extraordinary Measures is getting a great deal of attention as the father-turned-biotech startup investor-turned underdog against the pharmaceutical industry story has hit the big screen.

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