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January 11th, 2011

A Brief History of the United States of America ...from Bowling for Columbine

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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

September 16th, 2010

Filmmaker Michael Moore calls Canada 'shameful' on U.S. war dodgers

TORONTO - Renowned left-wing American documentary maker Michael Moore on Thursday blasted Canada's position on U.S. war dodgers as shameful.Speaking at the Toronto International Film Festival, Moore said Ottawa's refusal to allow U.S. soldiers opposed to the war in Iraq to find safe haven in this country betrays what the ... continue reading

August 21st, 2010

Moore backs WikiLeaks accused

Documentary filmmaker Michael Moore has donated $5,000 US to the defence of the U.S. Army private who is suspected of giving classified documents to the WikiLeaks website.Moore told The Associated Press that he hopes to make the public understand that Pte. Bradley Manning allegedly exposed what Moore called "war crimes."The ... continue reading

August 20th, 2010

Michael Moore praises suspected WikiLeaks source

HAGERSTOWN, Md. — Michael Moore, the Oscar-winning filmmaker, will contribute $5,000 to help defend the Army private suspected of leaking classified documents to an Internet whistle-blower from serving time in prison.A champion of liberal and left-wing causes, Moore told The Associated Press in a telephone interview he also hopes to ... continue reading

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 26th, 2010

Ticket sales up for Traverse City film fest

Michael Moore used to believe that tough times produced great movies. The Depression years are often referred to as the Golden Age of Hollywood. The years surrounding the Vietnam War in the late 1960s and early 1970s saw the rise of the American independent film.So why, as artistic director of ... continue reading

July 17th, 2010

Michael Moore announces 2010 Traverse City Film Fest schedule

TRAVERSE CITY — Traverse City Film Festival founder Michael Moore has announced the line-up for the 2010 edition of the festival, now in its sixth record-breaking year.Moore, the Academy Award-winning director of “Bowling for Columbine” and “Capitalism: A Love Story,” launched the Traverse City Film Festival in 2005 in an ... continue reading

July 8th, 2010

Michael Moore chosen for Oscar board

His name is Moore, Gov. Moore.Oscar-winning filmmaker and Flint native Michael Moore has been elected to the board of governors of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences. The group oversees the Oscars.Moore, whose "Bowling for Columbine" won the 2002 Oscar for best documentary feature, and 2010 Oscar darling ... continue reading

July 7th, 2010

Michael Moore and Kathryn Bigelow Among the Academy’s New Board of Governors

Oscar winners Michael Moore, Kathryn Bigelow and editor Anne Coates will join the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences’ Board of Governors. The trio are first-time elected members, and will be joining nine incumbents who were reelected in addition to three other filmmakers making their return to the board.To ... continue reading

July 7th, 2010

Bigelow, Moore will oversee Oscars

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Academy Award-winning directors Kathryn Bigelow and Michael Moore have been elected to the board of governors that oversees the Oscars. The academy announced Wednesday that Bigelow ("The Hurt Locker") and Moore ("Bowling for Columbine") were among 15 new or returning members elected to three-year terms on ... 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

April 20th, 2010

Columbine prepares for shooting anniversary

The scrolling list of online student activities for Tuesday, April 20, lists a spring play rehearsal, a talk by "famous photographer, John Fielder" -- and "NO SCHOOL." It's a tough day to be within those walls. It was there, 11 years ago, that Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold embarked on ... 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 9th, 2010

Sell! Buy! Rebel! 'Capitalism: A Love Story' Is Out Today on DVD (...and what is up with Wal-Mart?)!

Friends, DVD-Day for "Capitalism: A Love Story" has finally arrived for all you good folks who just couldn't figure out how to fit in a trip to the movie theater between your three part-time jobs -- or simply weren't able to afford the $10 for the small popcorn at your ... continue reading

March 8th, 2010

Where Michael Moore dared ...

At this year's Oscars, Kathryn Bigelow won best director and her film, Hurt Locker, won best picture despite criticisms from veterans that it failed to take into account much of the daily life of the men and women serving in Iraq or Afghanistan and criticisms that the film itself was ... continue reading

January 1st, 2010

Ten years, ten films

After a few years of best and worst annual analysis, and a few hundred passionate responses, we interupt your New Years' frivolities for two final lists, one final retrospective blog for your reading pleasure, analysis and response: The ten best and worst films of the 'noughties'. Realistically there is one ... continue reading

December 27th, 2009

10 most important works of the decade: No. 7, Farenheit 9/11

We asked our critics and our readers to vote for the 10 Most Important Works of the Decade. We count down to No. 1 as we approach Dec. 31. If Sept. 11, 2001 was the defining event of the decade in America, then it can be argued director Michael Moore's ... continue reading

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 16th, 2009

Your choice - the film or the fundraiser?

I saw Michael Moore's new film Capitalism - A Love Story last week and readers of this blog won't be surprised I'm giving it a five-star rating.It's in the same style as his previous films Bowling for Columbine and Sicko as he picks apart the economic crisis and the greatest ... 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

September 29th, 2009

Michael Moore buys back image in 'Capitalism' documentary

Tough 'Love'By Stephen Schaefer / Boston HeraldMichael Moore has had enough. It's not just the state of America's economy, which just happens to be the subject of his latest documentary, "Capitalism: A Love Story," opening Friday. "I start thinking that I've allowed Fox News and the right wing in this ... continue reading

September 27th, 2009

Box Office: 'Capitalism' Hits 2009 High; 'Coco' Not Far Behind (UPDATED)

By Peter Knegt / IndiewireAccording to weekend estimates, Michael Moore's "Capitalism: A Love Story"'s limited debut this weekend has resulted in 2009's highest per-theater-average. On four screens, the Overture Films released took in a massive $240,000, averaging $60,000. If that estimate holds, it will top March's "Sunshine Cleaning" - also ... 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

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If you have a moment today, I hope you can read the obituary for my father Francis (Frank) Moore, who died this past Saturday at the age of 92: Francis...

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My father, Francis (Frank) Moore, passed away this morning a few months shy if his 93rd birthday. He was a great dad I am blessed to have had him in my life. I...

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Big new story from David Sirota and Pando on top Christie adviser and appearance of corruption at New Jersey's pension fund: REVEALED: Gov....

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FBI Uncovers Al-Qaeda Plot To Just Sit Back And Enjoy Collapse Of United States WASHINGTON—The FBI announced today that it has uncovered a...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Washington’s Back-to-the-Future Military Policies in Africa Nick Turse Nick Turse is an award-winning journalist, historian,...

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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Health Care for All Colorado has brought Mercy Killers, a show written and performed by Michael Milligan about our murderous for-profit healthcare system, to...

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Health Care Dramas that Sting and Why We Have to Watch Donna Smith The realities Milligan has written into the show cut deep into...

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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...

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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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