While this documentary is packed with critical and entertaining material, it has no central through-line to hold it together. And this fragmented structure has the effect of watering down the important observations that are made.

Atkins is exploring the celebrity-obsessed media, which is certainly a vital theme. And there's no shortage of footage and interviewees to probe the issue from every angle: how we are tantalised by the continual promise of instant fame, how we use others to achieve notoriety, the power of association, the commercialisation of news, and how much money there is to be made from this entire industry.

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