Fast Food adaptation is hardly a happy meal

by Beacon Staff • November 15, 2006

Even if you are unaware of this common belief, it will be drilled into you at every angle, thinly disguised under a layer of interweaved narratives, during Richard Linklater's artlessly preachy Fast Food Nation.

The title may sound familiar, since the film is a very loose adaptation of Eric Schlosser's meticulous, well-researched nonfiction expos