The independent documentary filmmaker Morgan Spurlock made his name by making himself ill with too many Big Macs in the 2004 movie “Super Size Me,” tweaking one of the biggest U.S. corporations.
So it came as a surprise to hear that he had signed on to direct “One Direction: This Is Us,” opening today, the authorized documentary of the most popular boy band on the planet, a Pepsi-sponsored group created in the commercial petri dish of Simon Cowell’s “X Factor” talent competition show.
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