Michael Moore

Michael Moore

Interview: Michael Moore - 'Capitalism doesn't control the greed, it encourages the greed, and that is why we need a different system that isn't based on that'

MICHAEL MOORE has been attacking American capitalism by degrees ever since his first documentary, Roger & Me. With his latest film, Capitalism: A Love Story, he is taking a shock and awe approach.

Film-maker libel claim rejected

FILM-MAKER Michael Moore did not libel the brother of Oklahoma City bombing conspirator Terry Nichols, a US court said last night.

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Republicans embracing filmmaker

FILMMAKER Michael Moore says he finds himself being hugged by a lot of Republicans these days.

Iraq veteran sues Moore for $75m over Fahrenheit 9/11

A UNITED States war veteran who lost his arms in Iraq is suing the film director Michael Moore for $75 million (£40 million) over clips in the documentary Fahrenheit 9/11 that he says falsely implied that he opposed the war.

Michael Moore sued by Iraq veteran

FILMMAKER Michael Moore is being sued for £46 million by a US veteran who lost both arms in the war in Iraq, because he says he was falsely portrayed as anti-war in the film Fahrenheit 9/11.

UK director to make 9/11 hijack film

A SECOND major Hollywood film is to be made about the 11 September terrorist attacks on the United States, it emerged yesterday.

Freedom of speech scholarship

MAVERICK film-maker Michael Moore has launched a "freedom of speech" scholarship for students at a Californian university who stand up for student rights.

Michael Moore wants mother of dead soldier in next movie

THE scourge of American neo-Conservatives is to visit a Scottish council house in the latest phase of his campaign to vilify the most powerful man on earth.

Film-maker Moore silenced as credits roll on a fair fight

FOR the first time in years, Michael Moore was speechless.

Moore election special plan

FILM-MAKER Michael Moore and the distributors behind Fahrenheit 9/11 are in talks to bring his anti-Bush documentary to pay-per-view television on the eve of the United States presidential election.

Aiming high

THE filmmaker Michael Moore is not going to submit Fahrenheit 9/11 for consideration as best documentary at this year’s Oscars - he is going for the bigger prize of best picture.

Republicans boo the film-maker they love to hate

YOU can run but you can’t hide from Michael Moore. The polemical film-maker is making his hefty presence felt in New York just as much as he did when the Democrats met in Boston. There he was lionised, here he is despised.

Moore draws crowds to get up close and personal

THEY started queuing to hear Michael Moore five hours before the film director spoke in a packed ballroom on Tuesday. Hundreds of people could not get in.

Moore's box office record

FILM-MAKER Michael Moore’s Fahrenheit 9/11 has become the first documentary to top $100 million (£54m) at the US box office.

Townshend hits out at 'bully' Moore

PETE Townshend, guitarist with the Who, has called the controversial US documentary-maker Michael Moore a "bully".

Moore wins US deal for movie

MICHAEL MOORE’S award-winning documentary Fahrenheit 9/11 will hit American cinemas by the end of the month after finding a US distributor.

White House scourge Moore lifts top Cannes prize

CONTROVERSIAL US filmmaker Michael Moore last night won the top prize at the Cannes Film Festival for his documentary Fahrenheit 911, a scathing portrayal of White House actions before and after the September 11 attacks.

The myths of Moore that are sold as facts

‘BUSH is an idiot." If I say this about ten thousand times, it can become a bestselling book: if I slip a few jokes in it (and a few rude words) it can be a stand-up comedy routine. With a camera, it can be a blockbuster film.

Film tackles burning issues

MICHAEL MOORE’S controversial documentary Fahrenheit 911 was set to get its first screening today at the Cannes Film Festival.

Screen politics given top billing as Moore hijacks Cannes to knock Bush

THE enfant terrible of US film-making, not content with supporting the striking French workers, yesterday hijacked the Cannes Film Festival to criticise the Bush administration and the Hollywood hierarchy.

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