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Michael Moore Offers $20,000 For Julian Assange Release

MICHAEL MOORE, the acclaimed American documentary maker, has offered to put up the $20,000 required to release WikiLeaks founder JULIAN ASSANGE from the London prison where he is currently being held, reports Vanity Fair. 56-year-old...

Moore Wants Hanks And Winfrey To Run For Office

Filmmaker MICHAEL MOORE is urging U.S. President BARACK OBAMA to improve the image of his Democratic party by pushing "beloved" stars such as TOM HANKS and OPRAH WINFREY to run for office.The American leader and...

Moore Outraged Over Juror Dismissal

Filmmaker MICHAEL MOORE has criticised a New York City judge for dismissing a juror in a financial fraud case because of her links to his 2009 movie CAPITALISM: A LOVE STORY.Donna Gianell, 54, had been...

Rambo ... Er ... Stallone Rescues Lionsgate

While Lions Gate Entertainment reported last week that it spent $7.3 million to fight activist investor Carl Icahn's hostile takeover attempt, it may have received a far more valuable defense from Sylvester Stallone, whose Expendables...

Disney Finally Sells Miramax

It's finally a done deal -- Walt Disney's sale of Miramax to an investors group led by construction magnate Ron Tutor, that is. The group, which includes real-estate firm Colony Capital, gave itself a new...

Moore & Tyson Shut Out Of Oscars Documentary Race

Filmmaker MICHAEL MOORE's movie about the financial crisis and an indepth look at boxer MIKE TYSON's life and career are the surprise shut-outs of the Oscars Best Documentary category as the shortlist is dwindled down...

U.s. Producer Raises Money In Singapore For Madoff Movie

The owner of a Singapore company making skincare products says he was persuaded by Edmund Druilhet, an independent U.S. film producer, to invest $200,000 in a movie about confessed Ponzi schemer Bernard Madoff -- more...

Capitalism Not So Lovely For Liberty Media

Liberty Media acknowledged Monday that its decision to bring Michael Moore's Capitalism A Love Story to the screen via its Overture Films studio turned out to be not the best capital investment. In its quarterly...

Moore Vows To Carry On

MICHAEL MOORE has vowed to keep making documentaries until the public loses its appetite for his controversial films.Moore recently hinted his latest expose, Capitalism: A Love Story, could be his last movie - fearing the...

Zombieland Survives Plunge In Box-office Sales

Sony Pictures had its sixth No. 1 film of the year this weekend as Zombieland opened with $24.733 million, final box-office figures indicated on Monday. However, no other new release clicked, and most other films...

Zombieland Kills

It was the weekend in which Zombieland made a killing at the box office. The comedy/horror film, which on the whole received positive reviews, piled up $25 million in ticket sales. Two other new movies,...

Cloudy Win Wasn't In Forecast

The success of Sony/Columbia's Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs left box-office forecasters feeling like meatheads over the weekend as it took in $25.04 million to beat Disney's Surrogates , the movie that had been...

Three New Films Arrive D.o.d. At Box Office

Three films making their debut at the box office this weekend all flopped, while last week's winner held on to its crown. The three films were Disney's Surrogates , which earned just $15 million; MGM's...

Michael Moore Claims Cbs Canceled Him

Michael Moore claimed on Sunday that CBS had canceled his appearance on The Early Show scheduled for this morning (Monday). In a posting on Twitter, Moore said "Backlash Begins CBS has cancelled [sic] me on...

Movie Reviews Capitalism A Love Story

With Capitalism A Love Story, Michael Moore is receiving --as usual -- props for his skill as a propagandist filmmaker and -- also as usual -- he is being criticized for failing to offer workable...

Moore Wants Movie Screening For Madoff

Moviemaker MICHAEL MOORE is aiming to screen his new documentary CAPITALISM: A LOVE STORY in a bizarre place - Wall Street fraudster BERNARD MADOFF's prison.The controversial documentary maker is launching his latest venture - a...

Precious Becomes Oscar Contender After Toronto Win

Lee Daniels' drama Precious, which had already been showered with awards at the Sundance Film Festival added the top People's Choice prize from the Toronto Film Festival to its collection on Saturday. The award immediately...

Moore Sheds The Pounds

Oscar winner MICHAEL MOORE has lost almost 70 pounds (30 kilograms) in weight.The acclaimed documentary maker claims old age inspired him to shed the pounds - and he's only half-way through an epic weightloss regime....

Moore Says He May Stop Producing Documentaries

Michael Moore has indicated that his latest theatrical documentary, Capitalism A Love Story , may be his last. Appearing at a news conference at the Toronto Film Festival, Moore seemed to acknowledge that he feels...

Stossel Jumps From Abc To Fox Business News

John Stossel, one of the few broadcast network newsmen who wear their off-center politics on their sleeves, is leaving ABC, where he has worked for nearly 30 years, and heading to the fledgling Fox Business...

Moore Fears Capitalism Movie Will Be His Last

Moviemaker MICHAEL MOORE fears his new documentary CAPITALISM: A LOVE STORY will be his last - because the footage will grossly offend the financiers who back his projects.The director's latest venture is a scathing critique...

Italian Drama Opens Venice Film Festival

The Venice Film Festival -- "il nonno" of all film festivals -- opens late today (Wednesday) with the screening of Giuseppe Tornatore's Baaria , the first Italian film to open the festival in 20 years....

U.s. Films To Take Prominent Position At Venice

U.S.-produced films, which got short shrift from the Berlin Film Festival in February Cannes Film Festival in May, have been given a prominent place at the Venice Film Festival, which is scheduled for Sept. 2-12....

Moore Needs Wall Street Informants

MICHAEL MOORE is urging Wall Street workers to divulge the dirty details of economic corruption for his upcoming documentary CAPITALISM: A LOVE STORY.The controversial filmmaker, who won a best documentary Oscar for his 2002 film...

Moore Pokes Fun At U.s. Fat Cat Bosses In New Film Trailer

BOWLING FOR COLUMBINE documentary maker MICHAEL MOORE poked fun at America's economic crisis at the weekend (13-14Jun09) by asking moviegoers to give generously to struggling big businessmen as part of a cinema collection skit.Moore appeared...

Moore Tackles The Economy

Oscar-winning documentary maker MICHAEL MOORE is working on his next expose - about the global economic meltdown. After attacking gun users in Bowling for Columbine, George W. Bush in Fahrenheit 9/11, and the U.S. healthcare system...

Moore Faces Legal Battle With Award-winning Journalist

Documentary filmmaker MICHAEL MOORE is under threat of legal action in a row over a controversial photograph. Moore used a picture of an American soldier carrying the bloodied body of an Iraqi girl wounded by...

Moore To Release New Film Online For Free

Moviemaker MICHAEL MOORE has decided to post his new political documentary online so fans can download it for free. Slacker Uprising, which chronicles Moore's attempts to fire up the youth of America to vote during...

Moore Outraged By Madonna Critics

Filmmaker MICHAEL MOORE is "outraged" by the widespread criticism MADONNA has received for adopting a baby from Africa. The Material Girl hitmaker produced and narrated documentary I am Because We Are after recently travelling to...

Madonna To Headline Michael Moore Film Festival

Documentary maker MICHAEL MOORE has landed a big boost for his Traverse City Film Festival in Michigan - MADONNA's coming home for it. The pop superstar's I am Because We Are documentary, about Aids orphans...

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