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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 5th, 2009

This Is It! World Premiere of 'Capitalism: A Love Story' Tonight ...a message from Michael Moore

Friends, Well, this is it! Tonight, at the Venice Film Festival, I will premiere my new movie, "Capitalism: A Love Story." After 16 months of production, I am proud to present this work of mine to you. It is unlike anything you'll see on the silver screen this year. Twenty ... 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

June 16th, 2009

Michael Moore sends up the bailout

By Alex Dobuzinskis / Reuters Filmmaker Michael Moore ("Fahrenheit 9/11," "SiCKO") is no fan of corporate chieftains. He showed it in 1989 movie "Roger & Me" when he skewered Roger Smith, then chief executive of General Motors, and in 1997 film "The Big One," in which he did the same ... continue reading

June 11th, 2009

Michael Moore takes the bull by its horns, finds a new focus

By Anthony Breznican / USA Today Every crusader needs an archenemy, but for a while Michael Moore seemed to be running out of foes. The auto industry he criticized 20 years ago in Roger & Me has crumbled; the president he brutalized in Fahrenheit 9/11 left office with basement-scraping approval ... continue reading

June 1st, 2009

GM's demise foretold, says filmmaker Michael Moore

CHICAGO (AFP) — Gadfly filmmaker Michael Moore said Monday that his pioneering 1989 movie "Roger & Me" foretold the demise of auto giant General Motors, which collapsed he said, because of company ineptitude and disregard for its workers. Having railed for two decades about the now-bankrupt car company that dominated ... continue reading

June 1st, 2009

GM's demise foretold, says filmmaker Michael Moore

CHICAGO (AFP) — Gadfly filmmaker Michael Moore said Monday that his pioneering 1989 movie "Roger & Me" foretold the demise of auto giant General Motors, which collapsed he said, because of company ineptitude and disregard for its workers. Having railed for two decades about the now-bankrupt car company that dominated ... continue reading

June 1st, 2009

Goodbye, GM Michael Moore

I write this on the morning of the end of the once-mighty General Motors. By high noon, the President of the United States will have made it official: General Motors, as we know it, has been totaled. As I sit here in GM's birthplace, Flint, Michigan, I am surrounded by ... 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

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 4th, 2009

Closed plant site empties Flint neighborhood

By Jeff Karoub / Associated Press Jeffery Taylor has had a front-row seat to the disappearing act of a key manufacturing center for General Motors - and with it, his neighborhood. From his driveway, he gestures down to a massive concrete slab that was a 130-acre complex of about 20 ... continue reading

April 5th, 2009

Moore, Nugent, Wilson sound off on Detroit

By Mike Householder DETROIT (AP) — Michael Moore says parts of it look like "the landscape of another planet." Ted Nugent refers to its "embarrassing filth." Mary Wilson speaks of its beauty and prosperity — from another time, long ago. What is this woeful place? It's Detroit, a city they ... continue reading

April 4th, 2009

Michael Moore Rejoices Over Rick Wagoner's Pink Slip

By Anita Lienert / Edmunds Inside Line DETROIT — Michael Moore, the documentary filmmaker who chronicled the General Motors plant closings in Flint, Michigan, in the 1989 movie Roger & Me, says he is stunned and "speechless" by the unprecedented dismissal of GM Chairman Rick Wagoner at the hands of ... continue reading

February 17th, 2009

Michael Moore Wants Wall Street Scuttlebutt

New York Times Workers of Wall Street: You may feel unappreciated, or even reviled, these days, but take heart — there’s a big-name movie director who wants to talk to you. Michael Moore, the man behind “Bowling for Columbine,” and “Fahrenheit 9/11,” has put out the call for people in ... continue reading

February 13th, 2009

Michael Moore Needs Your Help to Expose Wall Street Swindle

By ZP Heller / Alternet Michael Moore is about to uncover "the biggest swindle in American history," and he needs your help. In an e-mail yesterday, Moore asked for anyone connected to Wall Street or the financial industry to contact him at with information about the economic meltdown. All ... continue reading

February 11th, 2009

Wall Street 'Swindle' Gets Moore to Ask Bankers to Spill Beans

By Pat Wechsler Feb. 11 (Bloomberg) -- Michael Moore, whose documentaries skewered General Motors Corp. and the U.S. health-care industry, is searching for current and former bankers to spill the beans on Wall Street for a new film. An e-mail from Moore today asked for volunteers to “step up as ... continue reading

October 1st, 2008

Moore's "Slacker Uprising" returning to Salem

By Shawn Estes / Willamette Live It wouldn't be an election season without the hat-wearing filmmaker from Flint, Michigan getting into the thick of it. Michael Moore wouldn't want to let his fans or even foes down. Instead of taking the more obvious celluloid slap at Senator John McCain, Moore ... continue reading

September 29th, 2008

Huntington Public Access to air Michael Moore's new film on Monday

Huntington Herald-Dispatch HUNNTINGTON, WV — Huntington Public Access Television (Comcast Channel 20) will air Michael Moore's latest film, "Slacker Uprising", at 8 and 11 p.m., Monday, Sept. 29. "Slacker Uprising" is a feature-length film documenting Moore's 2004 tour of swing states during the previous presidential election year. The film chronicles ... continue reading

September 23rd, 2008

Michael Moore political movie released free on Web

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Filmmaker Michael Moore released his latest documentary for free on the Internet on Tuesday, marking a first for the maverick director who aims to encourage young people to vote -- preferably for Democrats -- in November's U.S. presidential election. "Slacker Uprising," a feature-length film documenting Moore's ... continue reading

September 23rd, 2008

Michael Moore offers free download of his latest documentary

As a gift to his US fans, film-maker Michael Moore has released his latest documentary as a free Internet download. "Slacker Uprising" documents Moore's 62-city tour of swing states during the 2004 US presidential election. AFP Oscar-winning film-maker Michael Moore is to release his new film via the Internet for ... continue reading

September 17th, 2008

Moore's 'Slacker Uprising' premieres in Ann Arbor

Associated Press ANN ARBOR, Mich. - Michael Moore is releasing his new film "Slacker Uprising" online and for free, but the world premiere will take place the old-fashioned way: in a movie house. It happens Thursday at the historic Michigan Theater in Ann Arbor, which seats 1,700. Admission is free ... continue reading

September 16th, 2008

How 'Bout a Free Movie? ...from Michael Moore

Friends, As you may have heard, I've decided to make my new film, "Slacker Uprising," available for free to everyone in the United States and Canada. It is the first time ever that a major feature-length film is debuting as a free download on the internet -- legally. I am ... continue reading

September 4th, 2008



September 4th, 2008

As thanks to his fans, Michael Moore is releasing his new film free online

By Jake Coyle / Associated Press Inspired by Neil Young and Radiohead, Michael Moore will release his new film free online. The film, "Slacker Uprising," follows Moore's 62-city tour during the 2004 election to rally young voters. It will be available for three weeks as a free download to North ... continue reading

August 27th, 2008

Michael Moore's pals make documentary films

By John Flesher / Associated Press TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. – They make movies that deal with unpleasant topics such as war and racism, yet are entertaining and even humorous. They're passionate, mischievously creative, politically liberal. Does this sound like "Michael Moore The Next Generation"? If so, there's a good reason. ... continue reading

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Apr 15th
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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,...

Apr 9th
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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...

Apr 5th
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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...

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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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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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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Mar 19th
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Mar 19th
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Mar 17th
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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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Mar 10th
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Mar 10th
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Did you know the Lehrer Newshour on PBS has been produced for 20 years by a company owned by conservative cable billionaire John Malone? Me neither. After...

Mar 7th
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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...

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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