Michael Moore

Michael Francis Moore (born April 23, 1954) is an American documentary filmmaker and author. He is best known for his work on globalization and capitalism. Moore won the 2002 Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature for Bowling for Columbine, which examined the supposed causes of the Columbine High School massacre and the overall gun culture of the United States. He also directed and produced Fahrenheit 9/11, a critical look at the presidency of George W.
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  • Oscar shortlists snubs: Michael Moore doc 'Fahrenheit 11/9,' Tim McGraw's 'Gravity'
    USA Today

    Oscar shortlists snubs: Michael Moore doc 'Fahrenheit 11/9,' Tim McGraw's 'Gravity'

    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences narrowed down the field in nine categories Monday by announcing their shortlists for the 91st Oscars on Monday. The lists signify the contenders now eligible for Oscar nominations in categories including best documentary and best original song. They also showed which movies and songs have been overlooked. In documentary films, Michael Moore's politically-charged "Fahrenheit 11/9" was passed over and will not compete for an Oscar. "Quincy," the Netflix bio-doc of music legend Quincy Jones, directed by his daughter Rashida Jones and Alan Hicks, was left off, as well as the Aretha Franklin documentary “Amazing Grace.” Director Kevin Macdonald's examination

  • ‘Vice’ Reviews: What the Critics Are Saying
    Variety

    ‘Vice’ Reviews: What the Critics Are Saying

    Reviews are in for Adam McKay’s Dick Cheney biopic, and it’s not all awards-season buzz. Despite garnering six nominations for this year’s Golden Globes, McKay’s kitschy approach to the politically charged film has polarized reviewers, prompting a mix of scathing critiques and celebratory praise for the director’s distinct film style. What critics can agree on, however, […]