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July 30th, 2008

Michael Moore speaks with scouts

Filmmaker stresses community service and the art of filmmaking By Carol South / Traverse City Record-Eagle TRAVERSE CITY, MI -- A week at Boy Scout camp usually means archery, swimming, canoeing, lifesaving and other physical activities based in the great outdoors. Camp Greilick, however, also offers a media-savvy twist on ... continue reading

July 27th, 2008

Moore's golden touch works its magic on his Michigan film fest

By John Monaghan / Detroit Free Press Michael Moore may be the happiest man in Michigan right now -- and with good reason. The outspoken Oscar winner and part-time Traverse City resident has had the Midas touch since launching the Traverse City Film Festival three summers ago. Skeptical residents who ... continue reading

June 13th, 2008

Moore or less

Commentary: GM, other automakers get their due as gas slams profits By Thomas Kostigen / MarketWatch SANTA MONICA, Calif. -- Michael Moore's 1989 film "Roger & Me" took General Motors' management -- specifically its chief executive at the time, Roger Smith -- to task for not seeming to care about ... continue reading

May 19th, 2008

Michael Moore Steals Cannes Spotlight Again

By Pete Hammond / New York Post Michael Moore was feeling much relief as he faced a room of waiting journalists at Cannes' famous Carlton Hotel gathered there to hear about the just- announced "sequel" to his smash hit documentary, Fahrenheit 911. He's been here many times before including Sicko ... continue reading

May 17th, 2008

Michael Moore Steals Cannes Spotlight Again CANNES - Michael Moore was feeling much relief as he faced a room of waiting journalists at Cannes’ famous Carlton Hotel gathered there to hear about the just- announced “sequel” to his smash hit documentary, ”Fahrenheit 9/11.” He’s been here many times before including ”Sicko” last year and he ... continue reading

May 16th, 2008

Moore: `Fahrenheit 9/11' follow-up is not a sequel

By David Germain / Associated Press CANNES, France — With his follow-up to "Fahrenheit 9/11," Michael Moore wants to examine America as an empire, study its standing since the Sept. 11 attacks and present revelations to surprise audiences as much as the first film did. But he doesn't want to ... continue reading

March 28th, 2008

In Iraq, Was I a Torturer?

By Justine Sharrock / Mother Jones The prisons in Iraq stink. Ask any guard or interrogator and they'll tell you it's a smell they'll never forget: sweat, fear and rot. On the base where Ben Allbright served from May to September 2003, a small outfit named Tiger in western Iraq, ... continue reading

February 23rd, 2008

Michael Moore says insurance industry would love Clinton's healthcare plan

By Jeffrey Young / The Hill Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton’s (D-N.Y.) proposal to mandate that all people purchase health insurance would be a boon to the industry, filmmaker Michael Moore said Friday. “Can you imagine, every time Sen. Clinton says that, the licking of the lips that goes on with ... continue reading

October 3rd, 2007

Tribute to '60s radical is pure poetry

Moore among hundreds at Sinclair documentary By Doug Pullen / Flint Journal FLINT - One provocateur from Davison paid tribute to another Tuesday night as Oscar-winning filmmaker Michael Moore attended the U.S. premiere of "Twenty to Life: The Life and Times of John Sinclair" at the Flint Institute of Arts. ... continue reading

July 26th, 2007

Michael Moore's "Sicko" will make you sick

By Tom Watkins / Observer & Eccentric Michael Moore's new film, "Sicko," is a communal experience that begins the moment you stand in line to get tickets and continues through the laughter and moans you hear during the film to the tears and outrage you see expressed as you exit ... continue reading

July 14th, 2007

An Open Letter to CNN from Michael Moore

Dear CNN, Well, the week is over -- and still no apology, no retraction, no correction of your glaring mistakes. I bet you thought my dust-up with Wolf Blitzer was just a cool ratings coup, that you really wouldn't have to correct the false statements you made about "Sicko." I ... continue reading

July 12th, 2007

Michael Moore fans impatient to see 'Sicko'

By Jim Haug / Daytona Beach News-Journal Michael Moore fans must feel like they have been denied treatment for the pre-existing condition of living in Volusia and Flagler counties. "Sicko," the ball-capped muckraker's expose on health care, opened June 29 but has yet to come to a local theater. It ... continue reading

June 28th, 2007

Health Care's War Against Sicko

By Kathleen Kingsbury / TIME Corporate America has long known that the best defense is a good offense. It's no wonder then that the healthcare industry has rallied the troops in recent weeks in anticipation of Michael Moore's newest documentary, Sicko, due out in theaters nationwide on Friday. Though few ... continue reading

June 27th, 2007

Moore: Health care wasn't always `Sicko'

By David Germain / Associated Press LOS ANGELES - "The doctor will see you now," says a Hollywood publicist as she opens a door for a reporter at Los Angeles city hall. Alone inside a conference room there is Michael Moore, who has just finished speaking at a rally outside ... continue reading

June 24th, 2007

Michael Moore's faith in people

By Michael Booth / Denver Post The Michael Moore shredding machine runs around the clock in America these days. The rumpled, bellowing filmmaker is constantly vilified by the right as a socialist buffoon and by the left as a bully whose unorthodox tactics hurt rather than help the cause. Such ... continue reading

June 21st, 2007

Moore's 'Sicko' Makes Washington Debut

By Ann Sanner / Associated Press WASHINGTON -- Filmmaker Michael Moore's wish list for the 2008 presidential campaign includes a candidacy by Al Gore and truly universal health care plans from the current crop of Democratic candidates. The liberal documentary maker, in Washington for the screening of his latest film ... continue reading

May 26th, 2007

Moore busy getting buzz out on 'Sicko'

By Ed Bradley / Flint Journal DAVISON - The challenge of promoting another movie has begun for Michael Moore. On Thursday, the Davison-bred filmmaker flew to Chicago to tape a segment of "Oprah." On Friday night, he was to appear on HBO's "Real Time With Bill Maher." Leno and Letterman ... continue reading

May 25th, 2007

Ready for Moore?

He bashed Bush before it was a pastime. Now he hits health care with ''Sicko.'' Love him or hate him, there's only one Michael Moore By Daniel Fierman / Entertainment Weekly The last time Michael Moore stood on a stage at Cannes, he held the Palme d'Or in one hand ... continue reading

May 22nd, 2007

Michael Moore hopes 'Sicko' disgusts you

The documentary filmmaker wants Americans to change the healthcare system. By John Horn / Los Angeles Times CANNES, FRANCE — Michael Moore and his movies have always been hard to miss. But with "Sicko," his acidic new documentary about healthcare, there's suddenly less of the filmmaker and his usual methods. ... continue reading

February 21st, 2007

Michael Moore wins another round in libel case

By John Flesher / Associated Press TRAVERSE CITY -- Filmmaker Michael Moore won another round Tuesday in a court battle with the brother of Oklahoma City bombing conspirator Terry Nichols. The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Ohio sided with a Michigan-based federal judge who in 2005 threw out ... continue reading

July 3rd, 2006

With GM buyouts, Flint sees bleak times

City works hard to attract new businesses, but resurgence may be difficult Associated Press FLINT, Mich. - James Rutherford has lived here his entire life, in good times and in bad. The former mayor and police chief, now the director of the Flint Downtown Development Authority, says he doesn't expect ... continue reading

June 2nd, 2006

Michael Moore announces second-annual Michigan film festival

By John Flesher / Associated Press Oscar-winning filmmaker Michael Moore, who engineered a film festival last summer in this northern Michigan resort town, announced Friday that he will present the second-annual Traverse City Film Festival. To take place July 31 to Aug. 6, the festival will be two days longer ... continue reading

May 30th, 2006

Moore to present 2nd film festival

Associated Press TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. – Oscar-winning filmmaker Michael Moore, who engineered a film festival last summer in this northern Michigan resort town, announced Friday that he will present a second Traverse City Film Festival. To take place July 31 to Aug. 6, the festival will be two days longer ... continue reading

January 11th, 2006

Ten movies that shook the world

By Barbara Vancheri / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette To quote HAL 9000 from "2001: A Space Odyssey": "I don't think I've ever seen anything quite like this before." The same could be said of Stanley Kubrick's visionary epic, one of the films that shook the world in 1968 and forever after. Every ... continue reading

July 2nd, 2005

Michael Moore announces films for Traverse City festival

By John Flesher / Associated Press TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — Excited movie buffs queued up Friday to buy tickets for the inaugural Traverse City Film Festival — and to meet its founder, the Oscar-winning director Michael Moore. "It's a great thing you're doing," Mimi Bruder, the first person in line, ... continue reading

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Mar 23rd
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"I think democracy is the most revolutionary thing in the world." -- Tony Benn, 1925-2014 Tony Benn in 'Sicko'

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