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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

September 24th, 2009

Michael Moore takes on capitalism: `everything I want to say is in this film.'

By Jay Stone / Canwest News Service TORONTO - Michael Moore's new movie, Capitalism: A Love Story, is the Michael Mooreiest film he has ever made.It has a little bit of everything, including attacks on George Bush, exposes of dreadful behaviour by large corporations, scenes of economic devastation in Flint, ... continue reading

September 24th, 2009

'Capitalism: A Love Story' profits from populist outrage

By Claudia Puig / USA Today Capitalism: A Love Story may be the timeliest documentary in Michael Moore's two-decade career. No matter what side of the political fence you're on or what you think of Moore as an activist and provocateur, a film that explores the economic meltdown and its ... continue reading

September 23rd, 2009

Michael Moore takes aim at capitalism

'Capitalism: A Love Story' takes on politicians of all stripes. By Andy Klein / Los Angeles Times It's been 20 years since "Roger & Me" turned Michael Moore into a national figure and -- as a nice side effect -- opened up the commercial potential of non-concert documentaries. And it's ... continue reading

September 23rd, 2009

'Capitalism: A Love Story'

Michael Moore tackles a big subject with a scattershot approach. But some of the individual parts prove classic. By Kenneth Turan / Los Angeles Times Say what you like about Michael Moore, he certainly knows how to pick his subjects. "Fahrenheit 9/11" was so au courant about the invasion of ... continue reading

September 19th, 2009

Detroit's police chief to soon find himself in the movie spotlight

By Rochelle Riley / Detroit Free Press Detroit Police Chief Warren Evans doesn’t know whether he’s ready for his close-up. But it’s coming. Evans is featured in Michael Moore’s new documentary, “Capitalism: A Love Story,” which takes looks at the economical misfirings that resulted in what Moore calls “the biggest ... continue reading

September 18th, 2009

Showmanship Moore's top commodity in 'Capitalism'

By Christy Lemire / AP LOS ANGELES — How do you make a movie about the country's current economic crisis and actually get people to see it? Two obstacles most obviously arise: illustrating such a potentially dry subject in a compelling way, and persuading audiences to pay money for information ... continue reading

September 14th, 2009

Michael Moore to show new movie in Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Movie director Michael Moore will host the first U.S. screening of his new film, "Capitalism: A Love Story," in Pittsburgh today. The film will be shown in the Byham Theater, Downtown, to delegates and guests of the AFL-CIO convention, which opened Sunday and continues through Thursday at the ... continue reading

September 14th, 2009

One year on, Wall Street hasn't changed: Michael Moore

TORONTO (AFP) — Wall Street has learned little from the failure of Lehman Brothers and the ensuing global financial crisis, filmmaker Michael Moore said Monday on the one-year anniversary of the US investment bank's collapse."I think the financial sector has learned that they need to become more crafty to keep ... 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 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

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 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

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

August 16th, 2009

Capitalism: A Love Story

Entertainment Weekly "It's a crime story," Michael Moore says of his latest documentary. "But it's also a war story about class warfare. And a vampire movie, with the upper 1 percent feeding off the rest of us. And, of course, it's also a love story. Only it's about an abusive ... continue reading

August 1st, 2009

The Traverse City Film Fest

By Michael Phillips / Chicago Tribune Want to treat your behind like royalty? Introduce it to a seat in the State Theatre in downtown Traverse City sometime, preferably during the annual Traverse City Film Festival. Founded and curated by filmmaker Michael Moore, the 5-year-old event—a very good one, considering the ... 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

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

July 30th, 2009

Moore’s ‘Capitalism: a Love Story’ to Debut in Venice

By Flavia Krause-Jackson July 30 (Bloomberg) -- Michael Moore’s latest documentary “Capitalism: A Love Story” will be among the films competing for the Golden Lion at the Venice Festival this year as the worst recession since World War II overshadows the usual glitz of Hollywood stars walking down the Red ... continue reading

July 10th, 2009

Michael Moore promises lust, passion in new movie

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Firebrand filmmaker Michael Moore is putting a romantic twist on his latest documentary, calling it "Capitalism: A Love Story." Moore, who targeted the Bush administration in "Fahrenheit 9/11" and the healthcare industry in "Sicko," is focusing on the global economic meltdown in his new movie, which ... continue reading

July 9th, 2009

Moore tackles financial meltdown

BBC Award-winning film-maker Michael Moore has announced the title of his forthcoming documentary, which looks at the global economic meltdown. In a statement, the Fahrenheit 9/11 director said Capitalism: A Love Story would be "be the perfect date movie". He added: "It's got it all - lust, passion, romance and ... continue reading

July 8th, 2009

Michael Moore unveils title of new doc

'Capitalism: A Love Story' to be released Oct. 2 By Dave McNary / Variety Michael Moore's opting to spoof romantic conventions in titling his upcoming documentary "Capitalism: A Love Story," which addresses the causes of the global economic meltdown. "It will be the perfect date movie," Moore said in an ... continue reading

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