Articles tagged michael moore

The Last Witch Hunt: The Legacy of the West Memphis Three

Teenage outcasts often feel like the world is against them; in 1994, three adolescents in West Memphis, Arkansas, experienced proof that it actually was. Now, despite being freed after 18 years of wrongful imprisonment, the battle of the West Memphis Three is not concluded.

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Michael Moore vs. Jon Stewart: The Self-Destruction of the American Left

Michael Moore is a populist and Jon Stewart is an elitist. The blind liberal embrace of the superficial smugness of Stewart and detachment from the heroism of Moore is the most powerful and convincing illustration of the suicidal tendencies, moral bankruptcy, and spiritual decay of the American left.

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8 Oct 2009 // 3:00 AM

Released on the 60th anniversary weekend of the Chinese Revolution, Michael Moore’s new shockumentary “Capitalism: A Love Story” proves once again how hard it

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25 Sep 2009 // 5:45 AM

Michael Moore’s latest target is ‘Capitalism’ itself

What’s the difference between Michael Moore and Fox News? Both are fair and balanced. Or craven, manipulative demagogues. It just depends on whom you

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23 Sep 2009 // 2:25 AM

Capitalism: A Love Story

In Capitalism: A Love Story, Michael Moore is on target in his indictment of the top 1% of the population, those who own or control 95% of U.S. wealth.

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21 Sep 2009 // 2:23 AM

Michael Moore’s looking for a new ‘-ism’

TORONTO — At the end of the Depression-era Clifford Odets play “Waiting for Lefty” a character exhorts the audience to join in a rallying cry of “

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Michael Moore’s film fest includes premieres, director tributes , and comfy seats

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — Want to treat your behind like royalty? Introduce it to a seat in the State Theatre in downtown Traverse City sometime, preferably

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27 Oct 2008 // 10:00 PM

Slacker Uprising

With substandard picture quality and a lack of true eye-opening material, this will be regarded as a minor work in an otherwise impressive film canon.

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A Gallery of Good Works: The Best Films of 2007

From Julian Schnabel's artsy The Diving Bell and the Butterfly to the legendary Coen Brothers splendid adaptation of Cormac McCarthy's No Country for Old Men, PopMatters counts down the 30 best films of 2007.

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6 Sep 2007 // 9:41 PM

Blood in the Face

A snapshot of a movement nestled close to many of the values of ordinary society. We see the darkness -- but not what casts it.

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30 Jul 2007 // 12:13 AM

When Michael Moore launched the Traverse City Film Festival two summers ago, many locals were skeptical. It was bad enough that the aggressively liberal filmmaker,

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19 Jul 2007 // 2:37 AM

‘Sicko’ isn’t only proof that U.S. needs better health care

Michael Moore’s film “Sicko” shows us that there’s a better way to pay for our health care than relying on the private insurance

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30 Jun 2007 // 6:59 AM

Failing U.S. health care system is ‘Sicko’

Our elected officials should go see Michael Moore’s latest film, Sicko. Moore’s documentary opens with a series of compelling patient profiles. There’s

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29 Jun 2007 // 2:35 AM

Michael Moore says he’s a filmmaker, first and foremost

Bush basher, big mouth, filmmaker. That’s the usual order of descriptives attached to Michael Moore. But even though Moore gets our attention by blasting

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29 Jun 2007 // 2:00 AM

Sicko (2007)

SiCKO is sensational. It's perhaps the best movie Michael Moore has ever made.

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26 Jun 2007 // 9:45 PM

SiCKO is sensational. It’s perhaps the best movie Michael Moore has ever made. Granted, there will be those who view his anti-gun screed Bowling

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25 Jun 2007 // 12:35 AM

Michael Moore’s ‘Sicko’ provokes serious debate

At this point, Michael Moore is used to charges that he has misrepresented a person or situation in his documentaries. He’s also used to

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22 Jun 2007 // 3:00 AM

Sicko (2007)

Michael Moore's impatience with the government's ongoing ineptitude, ignorance, and iniquity here finds a mini-perfect storm.

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17 Jun 2007 // 9:45 PM

Get ready. It’s coming. And it’s gonna be LOUD! You think the outrage caused by Fahrenheit 9/11 was bad? You think the pro-NRA responses

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13 Jun 2007 // 2:31 AM

Michael Moore supports California heath care program

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Michael Moore, the filmmaker and provocateur, rode into the Capitol Tuesday, delivering impassioned - and sharply barbed - pleas for guaranteed health

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Pop Unmuted Podcast: Resilience, Melancholy, and Rihanna's "American Oxygen" with Dr. Robin James

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"Pop Unmuted talks to Dr. Robin James about her book Resilience and Melancholy: Pop Music, Feminism, Neoliberalism and Rihanna's latest hit "American Oxygen".

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