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What the critics are saying about Orgasm Inc.

"CRITICS' PICK! By taking a playful approach to a deeply serious subject, [Canner] explores the link between female sexuality and corporate profits with a style that's as entertaining as it is revelatory."
-The New York Times

"A Must-See! Liz Canner's informative, amusing, expertly crafted and well-laureled docu "Orgasm Inc." seizes the perfect platform from which to launch a common-sense attack on Big Pharma's shameless corporatization of health. "

"Liz Canner ended up making a shocking but hilarious film, Orgasm Inc, which is causing a storm in America as it sets out to expose the drug companies and doctors who are now locked in a race to produce a 'female Viagra' - a treatment that promises women a super-charged sex life in a pill."
-London Daily Mail

"Both poignant and hilarious, Orgasm Inc. will leave you hot and bothered."
-Time Magazine

""A deft exposé, funny and healthily enraging""
-Los Angeles Times

"[Orgasm Inc.] is a desperately needed antidote to all the hype generated by pharmaceutical companies pursuing their holy grail: a female Viagra."

"A sexy feature-length indictment of big pharma that gives a lot of great laughs."
-The Toronto Star

"An extraordinary, revelatory documentary about female desire and the pharmaceutical industry"
-London Times

"Director and producer Canner took a serious, but sometimes comical look at the medicalization of women's sexuality."
-ABC News

"a jewel of a documentary "
-The Observer, UK


"Liz Canner's startling documentary looks at how "female sexual dysfunction," with little evidence, was marketed as an epidemic. A-"
-Entertainment Weekly

"Orgasm Inc. is one of the best documentaries on both sex and the medical field ever, witty, clever, informative and timely."
-Lisa Derrick,

"Orgasm Inc. is a terrific new documentary that delves into designer vaginas and other true life tales of the commodification of women’s pleasure centers. "
-JoAnn Wypijewski, The Nation Magazine

"TV Tonight: Five Worth Watching "
-The Toronto Star

"Orgasm Inc. hits female erogenous zones that pharmaceutical fixes can't find: your brain and your funny bone. "
-Terry Allen, In These Times

"Maintaining a playful tone, Canner's film nevertheless serves as an indictment of greed at the expense of women who have too long been kept in the dark about their own bodies and sexuality."

"Orgasm Inc., a biting new documentary, gives a behind-the-scenes look at the race to develop drugs, devices, and surgery to treat female sexual problems."
-Vogue Magazine

"Named one of 2009's Noteworthy Documentaries"
-Dox Magazine, European Documentary Network

"Named one of "Spring 2009’s Don’t Miss Documentaries"

"Required viewing for anyone with genitals, of either denomination."

"Definitely arousing."
-City News, Toronto

"Orgasm Inc., a film on female sexual dysfunction (FSD) by veteran documentarian Liz Canner, is heartbreaking in a way that no Hollywood romance could ever be."
-More Magazine

-New York Magazine

""**** Four Stars" "
-The Daily

"Sharply constructed...very funny"
-National Public Radio

"3.5 Stars out of 4 - An exemplary, absorbing, muckraking documentary."
-Boston Phoenix