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Film Review - My Scientology Movie

MY SCIENTOLOGY MOVIE 3

In 2015, director Alex Gibney created “Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief,” a documentary that attempted to cut the religious organization deep, exposing its curious and possibly destructive practices to the world, with hopes to disturb its secretive methods of physical and mental control. The picture was a smash success, attracting near-record viewers during its HBO debut, bringing Scientology back into the national conversation, stirring up fascinating debate on its methodology. Last year, the show “Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath” aired to high ratings, providing a look at someone once part of the machine now facing a future away from her once vital network of support, with the actress growing critical of Scientology, dissecting it with an insider’s perspective. And now it’s Louis Theroux turn to take Scientology for a spin, though his documentary, “My Scientology Movie,” isn’t nearly as dire, tracking the comedian’s attempt to replicate the experience of the religion instead of merely highlighting its fallacies, dangers, and mystery. Read the rest at Blu-ray.com

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