Puncture

Puncture

Film review by: Witney Seibold

What an odd story to make a movie about. “Puncture,” directed by The Kassen Brothers, tells the true story of Mike Weiss, a drug addict Texan lawyer, who, in the late 1990s, essentially worked himself to death trying to get a new brand of retractable safety needles installed into the country’s hospitals. Over the course of the case, Weiss discovered the intricate, under-the-table dealings that hospital administrators engage in, and how only high-moneyed hospital supply manufacturers, with strong ties to Big Pharma, can finagle their own wares into hospitals. (more…)

Published in: on September 22, 2011 at 8:44 am  Leave a Comment  
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