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  • Essay on The Films of Michael Moore

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    Michael Moore, an Academy Award-winning filmmaker is known for his highly controversial documentaries. He appeals to the younger generation, trying to educate people along with addressing our unresolved social issues in the United States. He gives insight to corrupt things that our government is involved in that citizens do not know. Michael Moore continues to prove to be a monumental influence through his work in the movie industry. His main message is to get people to stop following their government

  • Bowling for Columbine by Michael Moore

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    usually boring, just spitting facts at the viewers. Not Michael Moore’s “Bowling For Columbine,” this film was very different from any other documentary. It was not simply facts, instead Moore took a different approach to get the attention of the less informed. Learning a lot throughout the film, it would be a great recommendation for anyone looking to learn about the gun accessibility and violence within America. In this documentary, Moore begins by showing how easy it is to obtain a gun in America

  • Analysis Of The Movie'sicko ' By Michael Moore

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    Imagine a nation where one did not have to worry about deductibles, high monthly insurance rates, and being denied health care. Is this possible? Can the United States (U.S.) have this or is such a nation fiction? Michael Moore, known documentary filmmaker, set out on a mission. This mission was featured in his documentary, Sicko. The mission consisted of multiple rhetorical strategies to disclose the positive and negative effects of socialized health care. The great thing about this topic is that

  • The Philosopher And The Filmmaker Michael Moore

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    to the United States, there are agitators that had similar motivations and ways of achieving them. An example would be the philosopher Socrates and the filmmaker Michael Moore. Despite some small differences in approach, these two have many significant similarities as agitators. The most obvious similarity between Socrates and Moore is that they are agitators, but it is more than them just advocating social and political change. It 's the methods in which they did so that were so similar. Both

  • What Is The Theme Of Capitalism By Michael Moore

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    Mrs.Cary English 12 Pd.5 3 November 2016 Title Filmmaker Michael Moore explores corporate greed, the global economic meltdown, and their disastrous effect on American lives. As he travels from the Heartland to the financial epicenter of New York and the halls of government in Washington, Moore delves into the price the country pays for its love of capitalism. Michael Moore demonstrates the failure of Capitalism as an economic system in America. The movie explores

  • The Question Of Whether Michael Moore Is A Propagandist

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    The question of whether Michael Moore is a propagandist rather than a maker of documentaries assumes that documentaries are never propaganda. To answer the question we need clearly understand both propaganda and clarify what documentary really is. The Oxford Dictionary of English defines propaganda as “information, especially of a biased or misleading nature, used to promote a political cause or point of view.” (Propaganda, 2017) The Oscar Academy Awards rules state that “An eligible documentary

  • Analysis Of Michael Moore 's ' Sicko '

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    Michael Moore has been known to create films in which in my opinion has shown how liberal-minded and bias he can really be, a truly unsatisfying quality, when you think of the issues that are covered in his films and the power he has to carry out real change. However, in this film “Sicko” he has really grown from the Michael Moore we all have grown to dislike, the film is very insightful, generating quality thoughts and questioning, why do we not fight more to advocate for a better health care system

  • Michael Moore 's Bowling For Columbine

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    Michael Moore’s, Bowling For Columbine won an Oscar for best documentary. The Academy’s definition of what a documentary is, “a movie, television show or radio program that provides a factual record or report”. With this definition in mind, one could say Moore has been extremely successful in persuading the audience to agree with his message if his fiction movie won an Academy award for best documentary. Moore’s use of persona, interview tactics, editing sound/camera angles, and incorporation of

  • Michael Moore´s Bowling For Columbine Essay

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    Michael Moore´s Bowling For Columbine Bowling For Columbine is a well-directed documentary that informs people about gun violence in America. Michael Moore is successful in showing that America has been going through many gun tragedies; and portrays the sense that America’s problems are out of control. He conveys this through informative facts, images, and comparisons. Throughout the film Michael Moore throws many cold facts on the screen that makes it obvious that the strong nation

  • Michael Moore 's Bowling For Columbine Essay

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    When Michael Moore first created the documentary, “Bowling for Columbine”, in 2002 he not only wanted to raise awareness around the tragedy that was the Columbine Massacre, but wanted to look beyond that and dig deep into finding out the political events that led up to this tragic event. Michael Moore wanted to seek to investigate and confront leading, powerful politicians for allowing this violent culture to worsen for their own benefit through creating this documentary. It is clear that Moore loves