Bell is what one would call a moralist: He admits that in the beginning, he was against taking anabolic steroids; he considered it "immoral" and cheating. But both his brothers have been taking steroids since they were children, and they've since surpassed Bell in strength. And they both appear to be perfectly healthy. So what gives? Is this drug truly dangerous? It's clear that Bell made this documentary to explore his curiosity about not only the drug but also the difference between his brothers' and his own perceptions of morality.
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Moore claims his film is not really about politics. And yet, even before Fahrenheit 9/11 is released, there is already more than enough controversy to go around. Moore's film walked away with the top prize at the Cannes Film Festival, but Disney backed out of the deal to release it. While Fahrenheit eventually landed with Lions Gate, this early firestorm is just the kind of publicity Moore relishes.
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Moore's disgust for the corporate machine so proudly displayed in Roger & Me rears its head again in Bowling for Columbine, but it's just one piece of an enormously ambitious puzzle that Moore attempts to solve: Why is America such a remarkably gun-violent society?
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During his acceptance speech at the 2002 Oscars, Michael Moore thrust himself into the political...
No one will ever accuse documentary filmmaker Michael Moore of being even-handed. In his...