Michael Moore

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  • Sociological Imagination Essay

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    In the documentary Moore shows viewers how terrorists at a prison in Guantanamo Bay receive free government health care. From the experiences of 9/11 volunteers, I understand that the government appreciates their help towards the tragedy, but not enough to guarantee them health

  • Movie Analysis : ' Bowling For Columbine '

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Bowling For Columbine Review | Madeline Clarke A compelling documentary about the controversial issues of gun culture, violence, war and the media’s role in promoting fear within communities, Michael Moore’s Bowling For Columbine presents a range of modern day issues within American society. By merging together a variety of different film techniques within news reports, statistics, ironic and tense stunts and interviews, the documentary investigates

  • Pathos In Bowling For Columbine

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    Bowling for Columbine is a documentary directed by American filmmaker and activist, Michael Moore. The political documentary focuses on the 1999 school shootings that occurred in Columbine, Colorado, and Flint, Michigan and the correlation of guns to the high homicide rates in America. Moore argues that the number one problem the United States faces is gun control. Moore effectively uses ethos, pathos, and logos appeals to present an unbiased and informational view of the issue of gun violence in

  • Analysis Of The Documentary ' Sicko ' By Micheal Moore

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    In the documentary film “Sicko” written by Micheal Moore he gives us deep analysis based on the health care system in American society. Sicko (2007) is a pseudo-documentary film that is rife with opinion and ethical dilemmas that cross over between businesses, government, and filter all down through to each and every one and a citizens of a larger global community. It is the compelling drilled down view of America’s failing healthcare system. Though there is no true plot to this film, there is a

  • Persuasive Techniques In Bowling For Columbine

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    A documentary is a genre of film that provides a factual report on a particular story, viewpoint, message or experience. In this essay, two documentaries, Bowling for columbine by Michael Moore and Made in Bangladesh by CBC news will be explored to show how persuasive techniques are used to make an audience feel a particular way. Firstly, Bowling for Columbine Moore’s addresses the issue of gun violence in America following a school shooting. On the other hand, Made in Bangladesh by CBC news focuses

  • The Portrayal of Conformity as the Enemy of Progress in the Films, "Pleasantville" and Michael Moore's "The Big One"

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    Michael Moore states in his film that we are now living in sick times, a time where financial profit is more important than human lives. That is not true although in the 1950s were “Pleasantville” is set. It is an Idyllic time where structure, laws and family values are widespread throughout the land; it is more highlighted to be golden age as we are subjected to David and Jennifer’s modern world, a world very similar to our own where the college counsellor shatters dreams, the health teachers labels

  • Analysis Of Fahrenheit 9 / 11 Essay

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    episode 22, and West Wing Season 3 episode 1. These films are connected because they focus on different aspects associated with the attacks on September 11, 2001. Fahrenheit 9/11 is connected to the current topic because it’s main plot point follows Michael Moore’s narrative of blaming George W. Bush, our president on September 11 2001, for the acts of terrorism. However, the film examines step by step the failures of President Bush before, during, and after the falling of the Twin Towers. The CSI

  • Urban Inequality

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    Roger and Me (1989), Wall Street, and A Civil Action (1998) exhibit the truth of corporate capitalism that creates indifference towards inequality in the urban landscape. Roger and Me by Michael Moore is a feature length documentary film that follows the closure of General Motors' plant in Flint, Michigan. Moore attempts to meet with Roger Smith, chairman of General Motors, over the GM plant closure which resulted in the loss of 30,000 jobs in his hometown. The documentary consists of sarcastic juxtapose

  • Michael Moore's Roger & Me Essay

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    Michael Moore's Roger & Me Roger & Me is a documentary film chronicling the workings of one of the world’s largest corporations, General Motors, as it nearly turns its hometown of Flint, Michigan, into a ghost town. In his quest to discover why GM's management and board of directors would do such a thing, filmmaker Michael Moore, a Flint native, attempts to meet the chairman, Roger Smith, and invite him out for a few beers up in Flint to "talk things over." Moore is the son of a Flint autoworker

  • America's Downward Spiral Essay

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    America's Downward Spiral In recent years, the economy in the United States has been in what most would see as a recession. American people differ in the way they react to a recession. Some, such as Michael Moore, feel it becomes a downward spiral as big business and it’s stockholders gain more money and power, and it’s workers gain less money and stability. With a loss of stability for the American worker there is a fear of losing their health benefits, social security, pension plan, and