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September 24th, 2009

Michael Moore takes on capitalism: `everything I want to say is in this film.'

By Jay Stone / Canwest News Service TORONTO - Michael Moore's new movie, Capitalism: A Love Story, is the Michael Mooreiest film he has ever made.It has a little bit of everything, including attacks on George Bush, exposes of dreadful behaviour by large corporations, scenes of economic devastation in Flint, ... continue reading

September 24th, 2009

'Capitalism: A Love Story' profits from populist outrage

By Claudia Puig / USA Today Capitalism: A Love Story may be the timeliest documentary in Michael Moore's two-decade career. No matter what side of the political fence you're on or what you think of Moore as an activist and provocateur, a film that explores the economic meltdown and its ... continue reading

September 21st, 2009

Moore premieres new film in Bellaire

Movie provokes some tears, little protestBy Brian McGillivary / Traverse City Record-EagleBELLAIRE -- Michael Moore made a "love story" that brought tears to the eyes of movie-goers. His newest documentary proved both sad and inspirational, said northern Michigan residents and others who attended the Michigan premiere of "Capitalism: A Love ... continue reading

September 19th, 2009

Detroit's police chief to soon find himself in the movie spotlight

By Rochelle Riley / Detroit Free Press Detroit Police Chief Warren Evans doesn’t know whether he’s ready for his close-up. But it’s coming. Evans is featured in Michael Moore’s new documentary, “Capitalism: A Love Story,” which takes looks at the economical misfirings that resulted in what Moore calls “the biggest ... continue reading

September 14th, 2009

One year on, Wall Street hasn't changed: Michael Moore

TORONTO (AFP) — Wall Street has learned little from the failure of Lehman Brothers and the ensuing global financial crisis, filmmaker Michael Moore said Monday on the one-year anniversary of the US investment bank's collapse."I think the financial sector has learned that they need to become more crafty to keep ... continue reading

September 8th, 2009

Michael Moore’s Anti-Capitalist Attack Dazzles Italians: Review

Review by Farah Nayeri Sept. 8 (Bloomberg) -- “Michael, we love you!” Filmmaker Michael Moore is promoting his new movie “Capitalism: A Love Story” to the media at the Venice Film Festival. He is stopped in his tracks when an Italian female reporter unfurls a banner bearing those adoring words. ... continue reading

September 8th, 2009

Michael Moore's war on capitalism

By Stephanie Bunbury / The Age OSCAR-WINNING filmmaker Michael Moore has weighed into the global financial crisis, saying the downturn has demonstrated the United States is not really a democracy. ''I think it's difficult to call anything a democracy when the economy, the thing that really drives people's lives, is ... continue reading

September 6th, 2009

Michael Moore Blasts Bank ‘Coup D’Etat,’ State Bailout: Review

Review by Farah Nayeri Sept. 7 (Bloomberg) -- “We’re here to get the money back for the American people,” says filmmaker Michael Moore, as he tries to take an empty canvas bag into the heavily guarded headquarters of a bailed-out bank. The 55-year-old satirist has much to rant about, what ... continue reading

September 6th, 2009

Capitalism: A Love Story

By Leslie Felperin / Variety An Overture Films release of a Paramount Vantage, Overture Films presentation in association with the Weinstein Co., of a Dog Eat Dog production. (International sales: Paramount Vantage, Los Angeles.) Produced by Michael Moore, Anne Moore. Executive producers, Kathleen Glynn, Bob Weinstein, Harvey Weinstein. Co-producers, Rod ... continue reading

September 5th, 2009

Michael Moore brings his take on US banking crisis to Venice

Deutsche Presse-Agentur Venice, Italy - Controversial US filmmaker Michael Moore was set Saturday to bring his highly anticipated documentary, Capitalism: A Love Story, to the Venice Film, Festival. Moore has revealed little of the film ahead of its world premier in the Italian lagoon city, where it is competing for ... continue reading

September 2nd, 2009

Michael Moore leads American competition at Venice Film Festival

By Tom O'Neil / Los Angeles Times Only five of the 23 movies entered in the official competition at the Venice Film Festival are American. There are also are four each from Italy, France, the rest of Europe and Asia, as well as two from the Middle East. Organizers of ... continue reading

August 18th, 2009

Q&A: Michael Moore

By Matthew Belloni / The Hollywood Reporter Since bursting onto the documentary scene 20 years ago with "Roger & Me," a blistering critique of General Motors, Michael Moore has directed the highest-grossing documentary of all time (2004's "Fahrenheit 9/11") and become a professional populist provocateur. The Flint, Mich., native is ... continue reading

August 16th, 2009

Capitalism: A Love Story

Entertainment Weekly "It's a crime story," Michael Moore says of his latest documentary. "But it's also a war story about class warfare. And a vampire movie, with the upper 1 percent feeding off the rest of us. And, of course, it's also a love story. Only it's about an abusive ... continue reading

August 1st, 2009

Michael Moore plans Traverse City comedy festival

By John Flesher TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Oscar winner Michael Moore has more big plans for his adopted northern Michigan hometown of Traverse City, where he's already established a film festival. Moore said Saturday that he and comedian Jeff Garlin, a star and executive producer of the HBO series ... continue reading

July 30th, 2009

Venice Film Festival unveils Golden Lion lineup led by Michael Moore

Los Angeles Times The Venice Film Festival has announced 23 of the two dozen films to screen in competition at the 66th edition beginning Sept. 2. The final pick will be unveiled on Sept. 5. These 24 pics will contend for the coveted Golden Lion with the winner to be ... continue reading

July 30th, 2009

Moore’s ‘Capitalism: a Love Story’ to Debut in Venice

By Flavia Krause-Jackson July 30 (Bloomberg) -- Michael Moore’s latest documentary “Capitalism: A Love Story” will be among the films competing for the Golden Lion at the Venice Festival this year as the worst recession since World War II overshadows the usual glitz of Hollywood stars walking down the Red ... continue reading

July 10th, 2009

Michael Moore promises lust, passion in new movie

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Firebrand filmmaker Michael Moore is putting a romantic twist on his latest documentary, calling it "Capitalism: A Love Story." Moore, who targeted the Bush administration in "Fahrenheit 9/11" and the healthcare industry in "Sicko," is focusing on the global economic meltdown in his new movie, which ... continue reading

July 9th, 2009

Moore tackles financial meltdown

BBC Award-winning film-maker Michael Moore has announced the title of his forthcoming documentary, which looks at the global economic meltdown. In a statement, the Fahrenheit 9/11 director said Capitalism: A Love Story would be "be the perfect date movie". He added: "It's got it all - lust, passion, romance and ... continue reading

July 8th, 2009

Michael Moore unveils title of new doc

'Capitalism: A Love Story' to be released Oct. 2 By Dave McNary / Variety Michael Moore's opting to spoof romantic conventions in titling his upcoming documentary "Capitalism: A Love Story," which addresses the causes of the global economic meltdown. "It will be the perfect date movie," Moore said in an ... continue reading

July 2nd, 2009

Fest lineup has films from 30 countries

By Jodee Taylor / Traverse City Record-Eagle TRAVERSE CITY -- Documentaries "starring planet Earth," movies from Tehran, Texas and Norway, and short movies by budding filmmakers help make up the lineup of 121 movies at this year's Traverse City Film Festival. There are 71 features and 50 shorts on this ... continue reading

May 21st, 2009

Michael Moore preparing to turn sights on Wall St

LOS ANGELES (AFP) — Oscar-winning director Michael Moore vowed Thursday to turn his sights on the Wall Street chieftains blamed for the global economic meltdown in a new documentary to be released later this year. Moore, whose past targets have included President George W. Bush, the US healthcare system and ... continue reading

May 21st, 2009

Michael Moore's new documentary to open Oct. 2

NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Moore's documentary about the economic crisis will hit theaters on Oct. 2. The announcement was made Thursday by Overture Films and Paramount Vantage. The film is not yet titled. Moore earlier planned to make it more broadly about America as an empire. Instead, the documentary ... continue reading

May 21st, 2009

Filmmaker Michael Moore targeting economic crisis

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Firebrand filmmaker Michael Moore, who targeted the Bush administration in "Fahrenheit 9/11" and the healthcare industry in "Sicko," is now focusing on the global economic meltdown. The Oscar-winning director will release his as-yet-untitled documentary across North America on October 2, co-financiers Overture Films and Paramount Vantage ... continue reading

May 21st, 2009

Overture Films and Paramount Vantage Set Release of New Film by Michael Moore

Oscar-winning filmmaker to explore ‘the wonders of capitalism’ (Beverly Hills, CA) May 21, 2009— Overture Films and Paramount Vantage have announced that Oscar-winner Michael Moore’s new documentary feature will be released domestically on October 2, 2009. The as-yet-untitled film will explore the root causes of the global economic meltdown and ... continue reading

May 21st, 2009

Michael Moore doc gets release date

Filmmaker's take on economy set for Oct. 2 By Dana Harris / Variety Michael Moore's new documentary, which tackles the root causes of the global economic crisis, now has a release date: Oct. 2. Overture Films and Paramount Vantage, which made the announcement, are the film's co-financers and distributors. The ... continue reading

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Apr 4th
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Please take a moment today to think of Casey Austin Sheehan, son of Cindy and Patrick, who was murdered by U.S. foreign policy in Sadr City, Baghdad ten years...

Apr 4th
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Apr 3rd
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Apr 2nd
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I am opposed to the death penalty, but to every rule there is usually an exception, and in this case I hope the criminals at General Motors will be arrested...

Apr 1st
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How Long Some in the US Will Survive Under New Health Law ...by Donna Smith www.michaelmoore.com Those who must access care to live and can afford it are not...

Mar 31st
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Last night, The Good Wife on the East Coast started 40 minutes late due to the overrun of the NCAA basketball game. If you had your DVR set for the show, you...

Mar 24th
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Watching films today, looking for the ones I'm going to pick for my film festival this summer. I (and a whole bunch of others!) have this thing we put on...

Mar 23rd
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When the U.S. Health Care System Keeps Killing, Who Cares Enough to Fight? ...by Donna Smith www.michaelmoore.com We have largely forgotten that people are at...

Mar 21st
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Tell the White House not to give up on Dr. Vivek Murthy's nomination as Surgeon General despite the ferocious opposition from the NRA: Don't give...

Mar 21st
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This criminal would never see a jail cell, nor would his cronies. In fact, they'd later be rewarded with re-election: Presidential Address on War with...

Mar 19th
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The crime of the century -- our invasion & slaughter in Iraq -- started 11 years ago tonite in this 7pm (ET) hour, March 19th, 2003: CNN Coverage of...

Mar 19th
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Washington’s Back-to-the-Future Military Policies in Africa ...by Nick Turse www.michaelmoore.com Nick Turse is an award-winning journalist, historian,...

Mar 17th
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"I think democracy is the most revolutionary thing in the world." -- Tony Benn, 1925-2014 Tony Benn in 'Sicko'

Mar 14th
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RIP Tony Benn, one of the UK's greatest leaders: Tony Benn, veteran Labour politician, dies aged 88 www.theguardian.com Former cabinet minister died at...

Mar 14th
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Please read this important story from K. Ford K.: Am I the Face of the New American Middle Class? www.huffingtonpost.com I began to feel I had slipped so low...

Mar 13th
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Yesterday Dianne Feinstein revealed that the CIA has been spying on the Senate Intelligence Committee. This is all about the report the committee has produced...

Mar 12th
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Mar 10th
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Mar 10th
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Mar 7th
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Mar 6th
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Enron billionaire John Arnold thinks everyone should believe him when he says we've got to cut pensions because he's so incredibly rich: John...

Mar 5th
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More in David Sirota's continuing series on the billionaire takeover of PBS: More PBS conflict woes as activists move to eject David Koch from board of...

Mar 3rd
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Ukraine: One ‘Regime Change’ Too Many? ...by Ray McGovern www.michaelmoore.com Is “regime change” in Ukraine the bridge too far for the neoconservative...

Mar 2nd
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Latest from David Sirota on Enron billionaire John Arnold smuggling anti-pension propaganda into "neutral" institutions like PBS and now, the...

Mar 1st
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Second Guessing a Life: US Health Care System Robs Security and Human Dignity ...by Donna Smith michaelmoore.com The dysfunction of the US health care system...

Feb 27th
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