Stink! Director, Jon Whelan, talking about the “Fragrance Loophole”

Are Stinky Chemicals Making You Sick?

Jon Whelan, Director of Stink!, on The Doctors

 

What the critics are saying about Stink!

 

“Way more emotionally affecting” than early Michael Moore.
Gadfly doc ‘Stink!’ asks why there’s nasty chemicals in all our products.”
Village Voice
“sensible and unnerving” “heartfelt” “…Jon Stewart…would probably approve of Stink!”
Review: A Whiff of Hidden Toxins in ‘Stink!’
NYT
“That yucky body spray could actually kill somebody.”
Stink!’: Film Review
Hollywood Reporter
The foul odor of Jon Whelan’s son’s pajamas sends the filmmaker on a Michael Moore-like investigation into the source. He follows the scent from the retailer, to various laboratories, to corporate offices and finally to the US Congress. That’s a lot of stink. Whelan’s premise might be the stuff of farce, but what he uncovers is more than just a bad smell.
GlobeDocs festival celebrates the Hub of filmmaking.
Boston Globe
Everyone should see Stink!
“..gripping and maddening “
Jon J. Whelan’s ‘Stink!’ on a crusade to clear the air over lax laws
LA Times
Appalling Doc ‘Stink!’ Exposes What ‘Fragrance’ on an Ingredient List Really Means
“[Stink!’s] arguments regarding toxic chemical pollutants found in everyday products are lucid and reasonable to the point of being inarguable…setting [it] apart from the formulaic activist-doc pack.” “[Stink!] carries with it the unassailable whiff of common sense.”
Jon J. Whelan goes all Michael Moore on the fragrance industry and the harmful chemicals it peddles.
Variety
“Stink! is both engaging and entertaining”
Documentary Review: ‘Stink!’ Exposes Hidden Toxins In Consumer Goods
Red Carpet Crash
“Jon Whelan’s Stink! is the kind of film that keeps you on the edge of your seat.”
Stink! : A Film Exposing the Dirty Secrets of the Chemical Industry
The Cultureist
Stink! will terrify you
Fracking and Fragrance Share Some of the Same Chemicals: The Documentary ‘Stink!’ Will Terrify You
Fan Girl Nation
“Engaging, enlightening, and scary as hell”
Movie Review: Stink!
Worley Gig
he’s reminiscent of a low-key Morgan Spurlock or a more affable Michael Moore.
Something Rotten
Art for Progress
Breezy, Michael Moore-ish environmental documentary by a non-tree-hugging venture capitalist advocates for disclosure of carcinogenic chemicals in everyday products.
Stink!: Breezy, Michael Moore-ish environmental documentary by a non-tree-hugging venture capitalist advocates for disclosure of carcinogenic chemicals in everyday products.
Film Journal
A movie that stinks . . . the five-star description for ‘Stink!’
Stink! is enough to get you off your ass and onto the streets in protest.
Jon J. Whelan’s STINK! proves a fine American answer to the European doc, Our Daily Poison
Trust Movies
[Whelan’s} message is also timely, as calls for fragrance disclosure and more stringent cosmetic regulation seem to gain in volume every year.
Editorial: ‘Stink!’ Documentary On Fragrance Ills Presents Nothing New, Effectively
The Rose Sheet
It’s True: Everything Stinks
‘Stink! The Movie’ Review
Organic Authority
Stink! Review
Of Ingredients, Greed and Expediency: Big Chem and the Big Stink

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