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  • Michael Moore: We Have to ‘Put Our Bodies on the Line’ to Stop Trump

    06/29/2018 6:44:34 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 115 replies
    Daily Beast ^ | June 29, 2018 | Matt Wilstein
    In 2004, Michael Moore released his documentary Fahrenheit 9/11 about the run-up to the Iraq War. This September, he will premiere his latest film: Fahrenheit 11/9. As the liberal filmmaker told Stephen Colbert on The Late Show Thursday night, that date represents the night Donald Trump was elected president. “This is about how the hell we got in this situation and how we’re going to get out of it,” he said. After playing a clip from the film in which he tries to infiltrate Mar-a-Lago, Colbert asked him if he was “civil” to the people there. “I was as civil...
  • Battle Brewing Between Michael Moore, Weinstein Over Trump-Themed ‘Fahrenheit 9/11’ Sequel (tr)

    11/30/2017 3:32:30 PM PST · by EdnaMode · 18 replies
    Deadline ^ | November 30, 2017 | Mike Fleming
    EXCLUSIVE: A potential legal battle is brewing between Michael Moore and Harvey and Bob Weinstein over Fahrenheit 11/9, the sequel Moore is making to his 2004 film, which became the biggest grossing documentary of all time. Titled Fahrenheit 11/9 to commemorate the day Donald Trump pulled off a shocking victory to become U.S. president, the new film focuses on how it happened and all the chaos that followed in his first year in office. The Weinsteins have controls over the docu and sources said they are right now blocking Moore and his WME reps from being able to set the...
  • Michael Moore Slams Weinstein Over Alleged Behavior, Calls for a "World Without Harveys"

    10/14/2017 8:08:01 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 70 replies
    Hollywood Reporter ^ | October 13, 2017 | Lauren Huff
    "I'm guessing successful sociopaths like him who get away with it for years are very, very careful not to let the kind of men who would stop them dead cold ever get a glimpse of who they really are," he wrote in a lengthy Facebook post. Michael Moore, who worked with Harvey Weinstein on his 2004 documentary Fahrenheit 9/11, is breaking his silence on the disgraced mogul since separate reports from the New York Times and The New Yorker broke, detailing allegations of sexual harassment and rape against him. Dozens of women have since come forward with similar claims. The...
  • America, Imagine the World Without Her. moving up the records

    07/06/2014 11:55:58 AM PDT · by FreeAtlanta · 22 replies ^ | 7/6/2014 | freeAtlanta- vanity
    Dinesh D'Souza's wonderful movie is moving up the Documentary ranks. As of posting this, it is #11 on the Political Documentary list. Political DocumentariesAll of us should have the goal to get this movie to #1 to pass the liar Michael Moore and his anti-American hit piece. I hope we can help this movie get there. Currently, it has grossed 4 million in 1,105 theaters. The liar's movie had 119 million and was in 2,011 theaters.
  • A Terrorist Appeal to the Left

    04/08/2005 2:56:37 PM PDT · by swilhelm73 · 9 replies · 754+ views
    FPM ^ | April 8, 2005 | Daveed Gartenstein-Ross and Erick Stakelbeck
    A recently released propaganda video by the Islamic extremist group Hizb ut-Tahrir is quite revealing. Not only does the video demonstrate the group’s growing effort to package arguments in a manner designed to appeal to Westerners on the political left, but it also serves as a barometer of radical Muslim groups’ broader shift in rhetorical strategy. The video, “Iraq: Past and Present Colonialism,” appears for the first twenty-seven minutes to be a standard leftist critique of the Iraq war, indistinguishable from Michael Moore’s Fahrenheit 9/11. The slickly-produced video begins with the history of past colonialism in Iraq—including the Mongol conquest...
  • Does Ari's (Emanuel) Mom Have A Secret Recipe? (Rahm Emanuel and Moore's F 9/11)

    03/25/2007 11:40:10 AM PDT · by Chgogal · 27 replies · 3,151+ views
    Nikki Finke's Deadline Hollywood Daily ^ | Sunday, October 22nd, 2006 | Nikke Finke
    Endeavor Agency's Ari Emanuel talks several times a day to his brother, U.S. Rep. Rahm Emanuel, who is masterminding the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee's midterm elections. There's a well-reported piece on Rahm in today's Washington Post (Fighting For The Spoils) that mentions Ari. "They all play to win, those Emanuel boys. Rahm (left) is the middle son of three. His big brother, Ezekiel, is a Harvard oncologist and bioethicist. Younger brother Ari (below) is a high-flying agent in Los Angeles. He made news recently as the only major agent to publicly call for an industrywide shunning of Mel Gibson following...
  • Who was blocking 'The Path to 9/11'?

    08/21/2008 7:59:29 AM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 7 replies · 230+ views
    The Politico ^ | August 21, 2008 | JEFFREY RESSNER
    Over the past few years, perhaps no film controversy has inspired more outrage from conservatives than the Walt Disney Company’s handling of the ambitious 2006 miniseries “The Path to 9/11.” In the wake of Michael Moore’s 2004 anti-Bush documentary “Fahrenheit 9/11” and the 2003 CBS biopic “The Reagans,” the Disney censorship fiasco has been a frequent bone of contention on right-wing blogs, AM talk radio and other media outlets. In addition to making cuts in its ABC-TV telefilm after complaints from political forces, the company also shelved plans for a subsequent DVD release. --snip-- Now the imbroglio has been revived...
  • Michael Moore willing to attend Iran Documentary Film Festival

    05/25/2008 6:58:38 PM PDT · by SilvieWaldorfMD · 13 replies · 172+ views
    Tehran, May 25, IRNA American filmmaker and author, Michael Moore held talks with the representative of Iran's Documentary and Experimental Cinema Development Center at the 61st Cannes International Film Festival in southern France on Sunday. In the meeting, Moore voiced his willingness to take part in the Second Iran International Documentary Film Festival slated for October 14-19. Moore, a vocal critic who denounced Bush and the war in Iraq, further expressed regret for not participating in Iran's first documentary film festival.
  • Moore Aims for Followup on `Fahrenheit 9/11'

    05/14/2008 5:46:17 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 19 replies · 187+ views ^ | May 14, 2008
    Michael Moore is taking America's temperature again. Moore, who won the top honor at the 2004 Cannes Film Festival with "Fahrenheit 9/11," plans a followup to resume his examination of the nation's status in the world in the years since the Sept. 11 attacks. "Fahrenheit 9/11," the only documentary to top $100 million domestically at the box office, was a harsh, hilarious critique of George W. Bush and his administration in the wake of the attacks. The as-yet-untitled followup will have a longer-term approach, film executives overseeing the project said Wednesday. "That movie was about a moment in time, a...
  • RNC blasts Howard Dean for using ‘Fahrenheit 9/11’ footage in TV ad

    04/29/2008 4:57:27 PM PDT · by mdittmar · 11 replies · 133+ views
    The Hill ^ | 4/29/08 | Sam Youngman
    Robert “Mike” Duncan, chairman of the Republican National Committee (RNC), continued to slam his Democratic counterparts for an ad they are running against presumptive Republican nominee Sen. John McCain (Ariz.). Duncan on Tuesday accused Democratic National Committee (DNC) Chairman Howard Dean of running an ad that features footage from director Michael Moore’s controversial movie “Fahrenheit 9/11.” The ad, which slams McCain for his now-famous New Hampshire town hall line that U.S. troops could be in Iraq for 100 years, features footage of an improvised explosive device (IED) going off near U.S. soldiers. ABCNews confirmed it was the same footage that...
  • Letter From Chairman Duncan to Governor Dean: DNC's Use of 'Fahrenheit 9/11' Footage in '100' Ad

    04/29/2008 1:38:43 PM PDT · by mdittmar · 21 replies · 547+ views
    Sun Herald ^ | April 29, 2008 | Republican National Committee
    The following is being issued by the Republican National Committee:April 29, 2008 Chairman Howard DeanDemocratic National Committee430 S. Capitol St., S.E.Washington, D.C. 20003 Re: DNC's Use of "Fahrenheit 9/11" Footage in "100" Ad Dear Chairman Dean: I write regarding the Democratic National Committee's (DNC) advertisement attacking Senator John McCain titled "100," which was released on Sunday, April 27, 2008. As you are already aware, and as has been widely reported, the DNC's ad is troubling for at least two reasons. First, its message is factually false; the DNC is deliberately misleading American voters. Second, it constitutes an illegal excessive in-kind...
  • Daddy Issues, War Lust in Oliver Stone's 'W'

    04/01/2008 3:30:52 PM PDT · by Arec Barrwin · 48 replies · 171+ views
    ABC News ^ | April 1, 2008 | Marcus Baram
    Daddy Issues, War Lust in Oliver Stone's 'W' Controversial Filmmaker's Early Script Depicts President Bush's Hard-Partying Youth and Feuds With His Father By MARCUS BARAM April 1, 2008 — It's a classic American story: In the prime of his life, a man who parties too much and lives in the shadow of his esteemed father turns his life around. He gives up alcohol, embraces religion and finds a new purpose. But will his desire to impress his dad and purge his personal demons put the world in danger? Coming soon to a movie theater near you: controversial director Oliver Stone's...
  • Isn't this a disgrace? (vanity)

    09/06/2007 2:34:58 PM PDT · by UKrepublican · 14 replies · 443+ views
    So as you all know, it's the 9/11 anniversary next Tuesday. On Monday night (10th september) Channel 4 in the UK (one of the 5 main terrestrial tv networks) has decided to show fahrenheit 9/11. Isn't that a complete disgrace? Am I making something out of nothing or is this just a complete insult and exploitation as I believe it is. Look for monday the 10th 9pm. I only know this in advance because they've been advertising it for ages including in the middle of a 9/11 documentary they just showed. I'd imagine if ANY of the major US...
  • Media Matters: Michael Moore unmasked by left-wing filmmakers

    03/04/2007 9:16:07 AM PST · by John Jorsett · 20 replies · 1,352+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | Mar 4, 2007
    Filmmaker Michael Moore, director and star of successful films such as "Roger & Me," "Bowling for Columbine" and "Fahrenheit 9/11," has become the unwilling subject of a new documentary that raises questions about the credibility of his work and describes a "disturbing pattern of fact-fudging and misrepresentation," reports the London Sunday Times. While Moore has long been a favorite target of those on the political right, this new documentary – "Manufacturing Dissent" – comes from two left-leaning Canadian filmmakers who were once fans and who began their project expecting to tell a positive story. "When we started this project we...
  • Tables turned on Fahrenheit 9/11’s maker

    03/04/2007 4:44:31 AM PST · by MadIvan · 97 replies · 3,982+ views
    The Sunday Times ^ | March 4, 2007 | Tony Allen-Mills
    THE hunter has become the hunted. Michael Moore, the celebrated left-wing film-maker, has become the unwilling subject of a new documentary that raises damaging questions about the credibility of his work.The director and star of successful documentaries such as Roger & Me, Bowling for Columbine and Fahrenheit 9/11, Moore has repeatedly been accused by his right-wing enemies of distorting or manipulating the material in his films. On his website he dismisses his critics as “wacko attackos”. Yet the latest assault on Moore’s film-making techniques has come from an unexpected quarter. In Manufacturing Dissent, a documentary to be shown for the...
  • Insurgent TV channel turns into Iraq's newest cult hit

    01/15/2007 8:11:09 AM PST · by DogByte6RER · 36 replies · 1,352+ views ^ | Monday January 15, 2007 | Michael Howard
    Insurgent TV channel turns into Iraq's newest cult hit Michael Howard in Baghdad Monday January 15, 2007 The Guardian An American soldier slumps in the turret of his tank, felled by the infamous Baghdad sniper. A Humvee is vapourised by a roadside bomb. Rockets launch from a pick-up truck to shouts of "Allah u Akhbar [God is great]". Back in the studio a TV anchorman, dressed in fatigues, urges viewers to rise up and fight the invaders. "We will not surrender. Either death or victory," he vows, while warning US forces and their "Iranian" friends in Iraq's government that they...
  • US judge rejects Iraq war veteran's lawsuit over 'Fahrenheit 9/11'

    12/20/2006 2:56:20 PM PST · by Hadean · 15 replies · 968+ views
    Heald Tribune ^ | December 20, 2006
    BOSTON: A U.S. judge on Wednesday threw out a lawsuit filed by an Iraq war veteran who claimed filmmaker Michael Moore used a clip from a television interview without his permission to falsely portray him as anti-war in the documentary "Fahrenheit 9/11." Sgt. Peter Damon, a National Guardsman from Middleborough, had filed a $85 million (€64 million) lawsuit claiming "loss of reputation, emotional distress, embarrassment, and personal humiliation" due to his appearance in Moore's scathing 2004 documentary criticizing the Bush administration and the war in Iraq. Damon, 34, who lost his arms when a tire on a Black Hawk helicopter...

    10/31/2006 8:16:08 AM PST · by presidio9 · 148 replies · 3,394+ views
    PETE TOWNSHEND refused to let documentary maker MICHAEL MOORE use THE WHO's WON'T GET FOOLED AGAIN in his FAHRENHEIT 9/11 film because he didn't want the anthem to become an anti-PRESIDENT GEORGE W BUSH song. The rocker claims the tune has been misinterpreted many times and he didn't want to add to the confusion by letting Moore use the song against Bush. He tells Rolling Stone magazine, "When ROGER (DALTREY) sang it, suddenly it became almost an anthem of the counterculturalists. "You say to somebody, 'I'm not doing it,' and they hear you say, 'I'm doing it.' Like, 'I'm not...
  • ABC's Untrue Path -- "Docudramas" are the worst draft of history.

    09/11/2006 12:44:19 PM PDT · by PDR · 100 replies · 2,826+ views
    Opinion Journal ^ | Sept. 11, 2006 | John Fund
    Five years after 9/11, it's easy to find partisan divisions. But here's an issue we should be able to agree on: Docudramas--the portrayal of real events and people by actors--are a poor way to teach children and adults history. It's especially iffy to take dramatic license in telling the story of events in which many of the principal players are still living, such as 9/11 or President Reagan's administration. Just ask ABC. Last night, it aired the first part of a six-hour miniseries, "The Path to 9/11." Sandy Berger, who served as President Clinton's national security adviser, bitterly complained about...
  • Michael Moore Film Being Used By Terrorists For Anti-U.S. Propaganda

    08/19/2006 5:43:24 PM PDT · by AmericanMade1776 · 44 replies · 964+ views ^ | August 19,2005
    Behold how the American left lends moral support to the enemy. BAGHDAD (Reuters) - An Iraqi militant group has produced an elaborate video of what it said were attacks on U.S. troops, in the latest example of the increasingly sophisticated propaganda war being waged by Iraqi insurgents. ?The Code of Silence? was posted on the Internet by the Rashedeen Army, thought to be a relatively small Sunni group which has produced videos in the past of attacks it claims to have carried out. At almost an hour in length, it is the longest and most professionally made of recent postings...