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September 23rd, 2010

Moore receives John Steinbeck Award

TRAVERSE CITY — Hometown filmmaker Michael Moore is this year's recipient of the John Steinbeck Award.The award is given to writers and artists whose work captures Steinbeck's spirit of empathy, commitment to democratic values and belief in the dignity of people who by circumstance are pushed to the fringes of ... continue reading

September 21st, 2010


SAN JOSE, CA (Sept 21, 2010) — Academy Award-winning filmmaker and best-selling author, Michael Moore, has been named the recipient of the Steinbeck Award by the Center for Steinbeck Studies at San Jose State University. Moore will formally receive the "In the Souls of the People" award on Thursday, October ... continue reading

July 27th, 2010

VIDEO: Michael Moore on Larry King Live (Part 3)

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July 26th, 2010

Michael Moore says story comes before stars at Traverse City Film Festival

TRAVERSE CITY -- Michael Moore does not underestimate the intelligence of the moviegoing public.You can tell by the way the famed filmmaker and Michigander programs the Traverse City Film Festival every year with foreign films, documentaries, shorts and classics that don't tread on typical Hollywood territory. The numbers back him ... continue reading

July 5th, 2010

Michael Moore on His Life, His Films and His Activism

AMY GOODMAN: Welcome to Democracy Now,, the War and Peace Report, I’m Amy Goodman. Today in this Democracy Now special, we spend the hour with one of the most famous independent filmmakers in the world, Michael Moore. For the past twenty years, Michael has been one of the most ... continue reading

Joan Wile

Founder, Grandmothers Against the War

March 29th, 2010

Michael Moore: A Love Story

If you know the Upper West Side of Manhattan, you know there are probably more progressives per square inch here than in all the 50 states.  So, it's no surprise that a big bunch of people showed up this evening at my small one-bedroom apartment in this highly liberal neighborhood ... continue reading

March 16th, 2010

Michael Moore, Brave New Films Live Chat with Robert Greenwald and You

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December 21st, 2009

Best films of the noughties No 10: Fahrenheit 9/11

It seems strange to reflect that, drowning as we are these days in campaigning documentary films, when he started out, Michael Moore was one of a kind. Ever since his 1989 film Roger & Me, in which he harassed the CEO of General Motors over the closure of car plants ... continue reading

November 8th, 2009

The films that defined the noughties

This decade has brought some extraordinary shifts in the way films are made, and the way we watch them. But it’s not always easy to pinpoint exactly when those changes began – or where they will end. Many of the best films on this list – long-gestating triumphs such as ... continue reading

November 6th, 2009

Trade reform - save jobs, save the planet

Trade and globalization - when not referencing blockbuster sports transactions or raucous street protests, debates over these abstract terms can give Ambien and Jack Daniels a run for their money as a cure for insomnia. Of course, that's the problem - the rules governing what we buy and sell are ... continue reading

October 23rd, 2009

'Fast Break' and 'Good Hair' embody the past and present of the documentary film

Say what you will about Michael Moore, but this you cannot deny:  He has changed permanently our concept of a documentary film.Before Moore, feature documentaries generally presented themselves as fly-on-the-wall, you-are-there productions made by impartial chroniclers unobtrusively observing, say, a mental hospital (Frederick Wiseman’s “Titicut Follies”), a rock star (D. ... continue reading

October 17th, 2009

Dr. Jack Stanzler: A Flint Hero

I would like to tell you about a good friend of mine who passed away this week. His name was Jack Stanzler. He was well known in Flint for decades, one of the true fighters for social justice in the area where I grew up.Jack was always keen to remind ... continue reading

October 15th, 2009

Obituary: Jack Stanzler

STANZLER, Jack Arthur - age 81, of Ann Arbor, formerly of Flint, died Wednesday, October 14, 2009 at Sunrise Assisted Living in Ann Arbor. Services will be held 10:30 a.m. Friday, October 16, 2009 at Congregation Beth Israel, 200 Washtenaw Ave., Ann Arbor with Rabbi Rob Dobrusin officiating. Interment will ... continue reading

October 11th, 2009

Wanting Moore

DOCUMENTARY directors are like theatre actors. You know they must be working out of love because there is no way they are doing it for the money. As far as documentary makers who have become rich off of their work, you can probably count them on one hand, if not ... continue reading

October 9th, 2009

Mike's Second Largest Opening Ever! Don't Miss 'Capitalism' this Weekend

Friends, It's your friendly webmaster from here to remind you THIS is THE weekend to go see the movie so much of America is talking about: "Capitalism: A Love Story." As you know, documentaries do not last long in theaters so don't put off going to what many critics ... continue reading

September 28th, 2009

Michael Moore: 'We can't let Flint die'

By Kristin Longley / Flint Journal FLINT — Michael Moore — yes, the same filmmaker who chronicled Flint’s troubles in “Roger & Me” — says the city looks to be taking a turn for the better. In an interview with The Flint Journal on Friday, Moore says he sees hope ... continue reading

September 27th, 2009

Michael and Me

Sun Media's Jim Slotek talks to filmmaker Michael Moore about his latest documentary, Capitalism: A Love StoryBy Jim Slotek / Edmonton SunIt's called Capitalism: A Love Story. And it's ostensibly Michael Moore's magnum opus. Under the shadow of the global recession, it ties together his fury over downsizing (Roger & ... continue reading

September 24th, 2009

Moore Returning To Flint To Premier New Movie

Flint Native Showing 'Capitalism: A Love Story' Sunday At Whiting Theater WNEM Saginaw FLINT, Mich. -- Controversial documentary filmmaker Michael Moore will be premiering his latest movie, "Capitalism: A Love Story" at the Whiting Auditorium in Flint this weekend. The Sunday afternoon screening will be introduced by Moore and he ... continue reading

September 23rd, 2009

Michael Moore takes aim at capitalism

'Capitalism: A Love Story' takes on politicians of all stripes. By Andy Klein / Los Angeles Times It's been 20 years since "Roger & Me" turned Michael Moore into a national figure and -- as a nice side effect -- opened up the commercial potential of non-concert documentaries. And it's ... 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 18th, 2009

Showmanship Moore's top commodity in 'Capitalism'

By Christy Lemire / AP LOS ANGELES — How do you make a movie about the country's current economic crisis and actually get people to see it? Two obstacles most obviously arise: illustrating such a potentially dry subject in a compelling way, and persuading audiences to pay money for information ... continue reading

September 16th, 2009

Michael Moore's "Capitalism": Stirring Outrage from the Left

By Ted Johnson / VarietyJust minutes after the Los Angeles premiere screening of Michael Moore's "Capitalism, A Love Story" ended, the filmmaker posted this message to his Twitter feed: "The packed house gets up to grab their torches and pitchforks..." He was joking # the audience actually bolted down to ... continue reading

September 14th, 2009

Michael Moore film says capitalism must die

Los Angeles Times Twenty years after getting his start at the Toronto film festival with "Roger & Me," Michael Moore was back Sunday night among 1,400 cheering friends for the first public screening of "Capitalism: A Love Story," without question destined to be his most controversial film yet. Even the ... continue reading

September 10th, 2009

Film Society to screen 'Capitalism'

Michael Moore doc shown prior to New York Film Fest Hollywood Reporter The Film Society of Lincoln Center will screen Michael Moore's "Capitalism: A Love Story" on Sept. 21 at Alice Tully Hall in New York as a special event in advance of its New York Film Festival, which officially ... 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

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Revealed: Rahm Emanuel's top donor bought stock in Marriott just before it was awarded huge contract As schools are closed and pensions cut,...

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I'll be at First Time Fest today in New York City at the screening of my first film, Roger & Me. Loews Village 7 at 12:30 pm. Come see it on the big...

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Revealed: Rahm Emanuel cuts public pensions, diverts money to benefit campaign donors If you've read the financial news out of Chicago the last...

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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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ICYMI - I've joined this "thunderclap" to support the Connecticut legislators who voted yes on last year's Act Concerning Gun Violence...

Apr 3rd
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I've joined this "thunderclap" to support the Connecticut legislators who voted yes on last year's Act Concerning Gun Violence Prevention...

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 Donna Smith 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? Donna Smith 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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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 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? 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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Mr. Obama, if int’l law is so damn crucial . . . | The Russian intervention deserves criticism. But let’s be clear. The...

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