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On the HBO Theranos film

Just saw the Theranos HBO thing, The Inventor. I hardly feel the need to assess it as a work of documentary art, and not just because all the visual tricks it employs to break up the file footage and talking heads, such as slo-mo tumbling dice and blood sampling reenactments, are pretty pro-forma; it’s just that I never paid attention to the story befor…

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