Capitalism: A Love Story

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How to Get Out of Jury Duty: Know Michael Moore

Donna Gianell bounced from Citigroup trial

(Newser) - A juror found herself bounced from a Citigroup-EMI fraud trial after her connections to liberal filmmaker Michael Moore emerged. Citigroup lawyers played a clip from Moore’s Capitalism: A Love Story in court showing juror Donna Gianell’s name in the credits, then asked Judge Jed Rakoff to dismiss her.... More »

Michael Moore Attracts His Own Gadflies

Veritable 'cottage industry' of negative docs on documentarian

(Newser) - Michael Moore makes a living speaking truth to power, and an assortment of other filmmakers are lining up to speak truth to him. “There's actually more films made attacking me than films I've made,” he tells the Wall Street Journal. They include Fahrenhype 9/11, Celsius 41.11, Michael ... More »

Moore, Hannity Spar Over Capitalism

Filmmaker catches Hannity in fib about church attendance

(Newser) - Michael Moore and Sean Hannity didn't exactly take off the gloves, but they did mix it up in a spirited exchange about the roots of the financial crisis on Hannity's Fox News show last night. Moore, appearing to promote his latest, Capitalism: A Love Story, scored his best punch... More »

Zombieland Conquers US

Woody Harrelson vehicle dethrones Meatballs in debut weekend

(Newser) - Zombieland raked in $25 million to dominate the box office in its debut weekend, easily dethroning Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs, which had held the top spot the previous two weekends. The R-rated comic horror movie starring Woody Harrelson drew an overwhelmingly young audience, with 56% under 25, Variety ... More »

Capitalism Is Moore at His Messy Best

Filmmaker's full-on assault on the system is his richest work yet

(Newser) - Michael Moore makes Wall Street feel his wrath in Capitalism: A Love Story, and the results, say critics, are frequently annoying, sometimes brilliant, and guaranteed to provoke—in short, everything you'd expect from Moore.
  • The movie, Moore's "liviest, most radical" yet, is no "eye-glazing tutorial on debt
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Moore's Latest Slams Love Affair With Capitalism

Filmmaker's 'magnum opus' sticks up for the little guy

(Newser) - Michael Moore’s latest film, Capitalism: A Love Story, which had its debut last night at the Venice Film Festival, isn't likely to match the “political impact” of Fahrenheit 9/11, but you might still call it his “magnum opus: the grandest statement of his career-long belief that big... More »

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