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December 3rd, 2009

Michael Moore takes "Capitalism" censure to Japan

TOKYO (Reuters) - Firebrand director Michael Moore is in Japan to promote his latest documentary on the global economic meltdown, which he says should resonate in a nation that has already seen the dark side of capitalism. "Capitalism: A Love Story" opens in Japan on Saturday, and Moore, on his ... continue reading

September 15th, 2009

From Toronto to Pittsburgh to Jay Leno, "Capitalism" Marches On

Friends, It hasn't quite hit me that "Capitalism: A Love Story," my new film, will be opening in theaters in New York and L.A. just one week from tomorrow. And everywhere else on October 2nd. Is it already the fall? Having spent the last year and a half living pretty ... continue reading

September 11th, 2009

Van Warmerdam comedy wins Venice sidebar

Queer Lion, Lion Cub, Digital awards also announced By Eric J. Lyman / Hollywood Reporter ROME -- "De laatste dagen van Emma Blank" (The Last Days of Emma Blank), an unlikely comedy about a wealthy woman who drives her servants to mutiny from Dutch director Alex van Warmerdam, won the ... 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

With Capitalism: A Love Story, Michael Moore Goes For Broke

By Mary Corliss / TIME "Banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies." So wrote Thomas Jefferson to a friend in 1816. Now Michael Moore, whose Fahrenheit 9/11 took on the U.S. Army, and the entire military-executive-industrial establishment, brings his latest documentary, Capitalism: A Love Story, to the Venice Film ... continue reading

September 6th, 2009

Moore makes first Venice premiere

By Colleen Barry (AP) VENICE, Italy — Michael Moore's says his film "Capitalism: A Love Story" is dedicated to "good people ... who've had their lives ruined" by the quest for profit.After many a successful debut at Cannes, Moore premieres the film Sunday in his first appearance at the Venice ... continue reading

September 6th, 2009

Capitalism: A Love Story

By Xan Brooks / Guardian The bankrobbers caught on CCTV at the start of Capitalism: A Love Story are a forlorn and feeble bunch. We see a bedraggled old man in a Hawaiian shirt, and what looks to be a 12-year-old boy wearing a balaclava. For all their flailing efforts, ... 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 6th, 2009

"Capitalism is evil," says new Michael Moore film

By Mike Collett-White VENICE (Reuters) - Capitalism is evil. That is the conclusion of U.S. documentary maker Michael Moore's latest movie "Capitalism: A Love Story," which premieres at the Venice film festival on Sunday. Blending his trademark humor with tragic individual stories, archive footage and publicity stunts, the 55-year-old launches ... continue reading

September 6th, 2009

Moore makes first Venice premiere

By Colleen Barry (AP) VENICE, Italy — Michael Moore says his film "Capitalism: A Love Story" is dedicated to "good people ... who've had their lives ruined" by the quest for profit. Moore's latest film features many whose lives have been shattered by a corporate environment where the drive for ... continue reading

September 5th, 2009

Michael Moore Slams Bailout of Wall Street, Wants 'Money Back'

By Farah Nayeri Sept. 5 (Bloomberg) -- Michael Moore launched his movie "Capitalism: A Love Story" at the Venice Film Festival today, staging an all-out attack on the free-market system and on the U.S. government bailout of financial institutions. "Capitalism is an evil, and you cannot regulate evil," Moore, an ... 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

September 5th, 2009

AIG gets some tough love from Michael Moore

Ouch! – this could be painful. Beleaguered bosses at American insurer AIG (or Chartis as it now wants to be known) are bracing themselves for an uncomfortable few days. Dashwood, edited by Jonathan Russell / Telegraph Michael Moore's latest film Capitalism: A Love Story will have its first screening at ... continue reading

September 5th, 2009

Lehman lessons

By Emiko Terazono / Financial Times As the first anniversary of the Lehman Brothers' collapse approaches, expect a slew of articles and programmes analysing the event and the financial turbulence that ensued.Film director Michael Moore is premiering his documentary take on the crisis Capitalism: A Love Story at the Venice ... 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

September 1st, 2009

Michael Moore’s Wall Street Satire to Open at Venice Festival

By Farah Nayeri Sept. 2 (Bloomberg) -- Michael Moore, the American filmmaker and satirist, is making Venice the launchpad for his Wall Street diatribe, “Capitalism: A Love Story.” Moore’s “Capitalism” will compete for the top prize at the 10-day Venice Film Festival, which opens today. The two-hour movie, which screens ... continue reading

August 31st, 2009

Director Michael Moore to bring acerbic wit to Venice

Golden Lion's jury to be chaired by Taiwanese filmmaker Ang Lee Agence France-Presse Michael Moore unleashes his acerbic wit on the world financial crisis and U.S. fashion designer Tom Ford makes his directorial debut at the Venice film festival opening tomorrow. Moore's "Capitalism: A Love Story" is among 24 selections ... continue reading

August 30th, 2009

Venice film festival line-up in 2009

LONDON, Aug 30 (Reuters) - The 2009 Venice film festival, which runs from Sept. 2-12, opens on Wednesday.Following are the films in the main competition, with the title, director, main production country and some of the stars listed. Dozens more are shown in other sections of the world's oldest film ... continue reading

August 30th, 2009

Capitalism the villain as Moore movie hits Venice

By Mike Collett-White LONDON (Reuters) - The Venice film festival has capitalism in its sights this year, with premieres of Michael Moore's documentary on the U.S. economic meltdown and a drama starring Matt Damon as a corrupt corporate whistleblower. "Capitalism: A Love Story," in competition at the annual cinema showcase, ... 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

New Michael Moore film in Venice film festival line-up

ROME (AFP) — Michael Moore's film on the financial crisis and the directorial debut of US fashion designer Tom Ford will compete for the Golden Lion award at this year's Venice film festival, organisers said Thursday. "It's one of the most surprising and strongest selections," the event's director Marco Muller ... continue reading

July 30th, 2009

Moore movie to compete at Venice

BBC News Capitalism, the latest documentary from Fahrenheit 9/11 director Michael Moore, features in the official competition at this year's Venice Film Festival. The film, in which Moore looks at the global economic meltdown, is one of 23 titles up for the Golden Lion award. Others include Werner Herzog's remake ... continue reading

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