May 15, 2008
Cannes 2008: Fahrenheit 9/11 Sequel News
The culture wars continue. Inflammatory documentary filmmaker Michael Moore has announced at the Cannes film festival that he is planning a sequel to Fahrenheit 9/11, his acclaimed by some, loathed by others documentary about 9/11.
July 11, 2007
Michael Moore Scratched Off Wolf Blitzer's Christmas Card List
This bit of news isn't as sexy as a breathless update on who might be starring in what, and the comments are sure to devolve into ideology-bound snark in short order, but we're duty-bound to report the facts, ma'am, and here they are: Michael Moore appeared on CNN Monday, ostensibly to promote his latest film, "Sicko," but some unwise scheduling and three years of pent-up frustration combined to put host Wolf Blitzer in the crosshairs instead.
June 25, 2007
Michael Moore Talks "Sicko," Heath Care, Edutainment, Cuba
There isn't much middle ground on Michael Moore; his bromide-laden documentaries have earned him both an enthusiastic following from many on the left and unvarnished vitriol from much of the right. But as divisive as Moore's films can be, they've also been remarkable successful with audiences and critics.
May 20, 2007
Cannes Wrap-Up: Michael Moore's Latest And Leo's Global Warming Doc
Michael Moore's latest doc, "Sicko," has stirred up more controversy for the Michigan muckraker. Is he onto something with his evisceration of the US healthcare system? Plus, "The 11th Hour," a climate change doc featuring Leonardo DiCaprio, and "Boarding Gate," an unconvincing, sleazy thriller starring Asia Argento and Michael Madsen -- all here at Cannes!
August 10, 2006
Following the rather unpleasant Mel Gibson controversy of the last few weeks, the Hollywood rumor mill is starting to swirl: Is Disney looking to "unload" Gibson's "Apocalypto" on another distributor?
June 4, 2006
Box Office Wrapup: Women Power "Break-Up" to #1
Nosy moviegoers just couldn't stay away from a high-profile lovers quarrel as the anti-romantic comedy The Break-Up starring Vince Vaughn and Jennifer Aniston surprised the industry this weekend by opening at number one, shoving the comic book juggernaut X-Men: The Last Stand into second place in only its second weekend.
December 22, 2004
Moore to Raise the Temperature on Drug Companies
Lefty filmmaker Michael Moore's next film project will be a survey of the healthcare industry, the Los Angeles Times writes. According to the Times, "At least six of the nation's largest firms have already issued internal notices to their workforces, preparing them for potential ambushes." The film, with the working title of "Sicko," may be released in 2006.