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Sicko Reviews Are In!

Oct. 27 2008, Published 7:07 a.m. ET

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so long ago, documentary filmmaker Michael Moore asked his Web savvy fans to send them their own YouTube'd nightmare health-care stories. A quick check of the 'Tube reveals that very few, other than 2008 presumed Republican presidential candidate Fred Thompson, responded (at least no one so utterly humorless as to simultaneously mow on a Cuban-looking cigar while not-so-subtly alluding to sending Michael Moore to a mental facility).

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Net nerds, in turn, have responded by stealing Moore's movie and posting it online well before its June 29 release. Now they're reviewing it. So why wait for Peter Travers to say Sicko will make you "laugh till it hurts" in his DVD box-ready review? Besides, the Web cam heroes already on the case are some of the same people who stand to be impacted most by Moore's revelations—the movie's about mental health care, right?

After the jump, Moore's call to action and the critical responses from methadone4life, eddygoombah, and more ...

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