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Moore Receives Cheers At Cannes, Boos From Canadian Crtics

Michael Moore received a standing -- and sustained -- ovation following the screening of his latest documentary, Sicko, at the Cannes Film Festival Saturday. But some critics suggested that in censuring the U.S. health system,...

Moore Defends Medical Cheque

Documentary filmmaker MICHAEL MOORE has brushed off cynics' accusations his $12,000 (GBP6,000) cheque for an opponent's medical costs was a publicity stunt for his new movie. The Oscar winner's latest documentary, Sicko, is an expose...

Moore Urges Audience To Act

MICHAEL MOORE has urged audiences to "rise up out of their seats" and take action against politicians cheating them of proper healthcare. The Oscar winner's latest documentary, Sicko, is an expose on the U.S. healthcare...

Moore: 'U.s. Investigation Timing Is Insane'

Filmmaker MICHAEL MOORE is baffled by the timing of a U.S. federal investigation into his trip to Cuba for new movie SICKO, because the government knew about his plans to travel to the Caribbean island...

Moore Unveils Sicko At Cannes

US documentary maker Michael Moore has unveiled his new film Sicko at Cannes film festival.Sicko depicts the US health system and involves Moore travelling across the world to see how other health care systems are...

By on 19 May 2007

Moore Defends Trip To Cuba

Michael Moore says he isn't "trumpeting Castro or his regime" in his film Sicko, about the American health system. He told Time magazine that he took a group of 9/11 responders to the island nation...

Weinsteins Protecting Moore Movie

LATEST: Movie mogul HARVEY WEINSTEIN has confirmed reports he is protecting MICHAEL MOORE's latest movie SICKO from U.S. authorities. The Oscar-winner's latest documentary is an expose on the U.S. health care system and allegedly features...

Ground Zero Worker Defends Moore

LATEST: One of the Ground Zero workers who MICHAEL MOORE took to Cuba for his latest movie SICKO, has defended the filmmaker, declaring Cuban doctors gave him better medical attention that he received in his...

Michael Moore Wants To Know How Government Targeted Him

Apparently hoping to show that the decision by the U.S. Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control to investigate his trip to Cuba was politically motivated, Michael Moore's attorney, David Boles, fired off a letter to...

Michael Moore Responds To Government Probe

Michael Moore has hit back at the Bush administration, which has launched an investigation of his recent trip to Cuba, during which he took 9/11 responders to hospitals for treatment. The trip was filmed for...

Moore Writes Open Letter To U.s. Treasury

LATEST: Filmmaker MICHAEL MOORE has called on the U.S. Treasury to abandon its investigation into allegations he broke a trade embargo with Cuba by travelling to the Caribbean island with a group of September 11th...

Moore Gets Support From Political Heavyweight

The producers of controversial filmmaker MICHAEL MOORE's new documentary Sicko are so concerned about the backlash against the movie they've hired a leading political strategist to help them battle US healthcare bosses. The film is...

U.s. Launches Probe Of Moore's Trip To Cuba

Appearing to bestow on him the kind of free publicity that has made Michael Moore the best-known and best paid documentary filmmaker in the business, the U.S. Treasury Department has notified the filmmaker that it...

Moore Investigated Over Cuba Trip

MICHAEL MOORE is being investigated by the U.S. Treasury after he allegedly broke a trade embargo with Cuba by travelling to the Caribbean island with a group of September 11th rescue workers. The stunt was...

Maguire Blasts Moore's Politics

Actor TOBEY MAGUIRE has slammed filmmaker MICHAEL MOORE for his overtly political films and documentaries. The Spider-Man star is determined not to mix acting with politics for fear of looking "silly" and has little time...

Tarantino Up For Palme D'or

Quentin Tarantino has been nominated for the top Cannes film prize ahead of this year's festival, which begins on May 16th. The cult director has been awarded a place on the shortlist for his film Death...

By on 19 April 2007

Tarantino Up For Palme D'or

Quentin Tarantino has been nominated for the top Cannes film prize ahead of this year's festival, which begins on May 16th. The cult director has been awarded a place on the shortlist for his film Death...

By on 19 April 2007

Moore Brought Ground Zero Workers To Cuba

Controversial filmmaker MICHAEL MOORE reportedly brought sick Ground Zero relief workers to Cuba in a bid to show the Communist nation's medical care is superior to the United States. Moore has spent the past two...

Moore Wins Court Battle

Filmmaker MICHAEL MOORE yesterday (20FEB07) won the latest round of his court battle with the brother of TERRY NICHOLS, the Oklahoma City bombing conspirator. Nichols is appealing against a 2005 decision to throw out his...

Moore Lawsuit Thrown Out Of Court

A Massachusetts judge has thrown out a $85 million (GBP43 million) lawsuit against Oscar winning filmmaker MICHAEL MOORE, by an Iraq war veteran who claimed he was falsely portrayed in FAHRENHEIT 9/11. Sergeant PETER DAMON,...

Colombia Rebels Appear To Washington, Stone And Moore For Help

A Colombian rebel group has appealed to actor DENZEL WASHINGTON and film-makers OLIVER STONE and MICHAEL MOORE to advocate a deal with the US government to swap imprisoned guerrillas for American hostages. The Revolutionary Armed...

Townshend No Fool For Michael Moore

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....

Ronstadt: 'I'm Embarrassed For Idiot Bush'

American singer LINDA RONSTADT has launched a blistering attack on US President GEORGE W BUSH, declaring she is embarrassed to be from the same country as him. The outspoken star was thrown out of a...

Lilly Praises Clooney And Moore

Canadian actress EVANGELINE LILLY has praised movie-makers GEORGE CLOONEY and MICHAEL MOORE for creating intelligent, thought-provoking films. Moore's documentaries BOWLING FOR COLUMBINE and FAHRENHEIT 9/11 are among the most successful documentaries of all time, while...

Moore Slams Hollywood Blockbusters

Film-maker MICHAEL MOORE has branded Hollywood blockbusters the root of falling cinema sales. The FAHRENHEIT 9/11 director is fed up of hearing poor excuses for the dwindling box office numbers, arguing more people would watch...

Moore Festival Ignores Jesus Camp Requests

The organisers of MICHAEL MOORE's Michigan film festival have ignored pleas from the distributors of JESUS CAMP to withdraw the upcoming movie from the event, over fears the film would be tainted by Moore's anti-conservative...

Fahrenheit Marine Killed In Iraq

A US Marine who appeared in MICHAEL MOORE's award-winning documentary FAHRENHEIT 9/11 has been killed in Iraq. SERGEANT RAYMOND J PLOUHAR, 30, died in a roadside bombing in Iraq's Anbar province on Monday (26JUN06). Plouhar...

War Veteran Sues Moore Over Fahrenheit Portrayal

A US war veteran has filed a $85 million (GBP47.2 million) lawsuit against Oscar-winning film-maker MICHAEL MOORE for falsely portraying him in the documentary FAHRENHEIT 9/11. Sergeant PETER DAMON, a National Guardsman from Massachusetts who...

Rickman's Peace Play Heads To London

LATEST: Controversial play MY NAME IS RACHEL CORRIE has been transferred to London's West End after a New York theatre cancelled its run because of the current "political climate". The play, directed by actor ALAN...

Clooney Prefers Subtle Politics

Staunch Democrat GEORGE CLOONEY refuses to shout about his political beliefs like film-maker MICHAEL MOORE, preferring to use a subtle approach to make people think. The Oscar-nominated actor/director is against US President GEORGE W...

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