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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...

Madonna Slams Bush

MADONNA has urged US citizens to turn against President GEORGE W BUSH over his failure to provide adequate aid for the victims of Hurricane Katrina in August (05). The HUNG UP singer was...

Bacharach Fearful Of Upsetting Fans With Politics

BURT BACHARACH is considering ditching controversial political tracks on his new album when he performs in Las Vegas, Nevada, next month (NOV05) - because he doesn't want to suffer the same fate as his pal...

Madonna Amazed By Father's Moore Friendship

Pop superstar MADONNA is amazed her father has struck up a friendship with MICHAEL MOORE, because he is a firm supporter of US President GEORGE W BUSH. Republican TONY CICCONE, who lives near Moore's...

Madonna Thanks Moore For Documentary Help

Pop superstar MADONNA has thanked controversial film-maker MICHAEL MOORE for aiding the creative process of her new tour documentary I'M GOING TO TELL YOU A SECRET. The LIKE A PRAYER singer initially wanted Academy...

Penguins Rock Us Box-office

A documentary about penguins has become the most successful French movie ever at the US box-office, raking in $66.8 million (GBP36.6 million) since it hit screens in June (05). LUC JACQUET's THE MARCH OF...

Moore To Capture Katrina On Film

Controversial film-maker MICHAEL MOORE is planning to make a hard-hitting documentary based on US President GEORGE W BUSH's handling of the Hurricane Katrina rescue operation. Moore grabbed international acclaim with his scathing 2004 film...

Bush Supporter Britney Didn't Vote

Pregnant singer BRITNEY SPEARS is a firm supporter of US President GEORGE W BUSH, but she neglected to cast her vote in last year's (04) presidential election. The MY PREROGATIVE beauty was even featured...

Moore Attacks Bush For Katrina Apathy

Controversial film-maker MICHAEL MOORE has launched a scathing attack on US President GEORGE W BUSH's handling of the relief operation to rescue Hurricane Katrina survivors in America's Deep South. Moore grabbed international acclaim with...

Michael Moore Checks In At Fat Farm

Maverick film-maker MICHAEL MOORE has enrolled on a crash course at a $3,800-a-week (GBP2,100-a-week) celebrity fat farm in a bid to loose weight. The FAHRENHEIT 9/11 director has booked into the Pritikin Longevity...

Moore Rattles Us Health Service

Maverick film-maker MICHAEL MOORE's latest attention-grabbing documentary is in development - and it has already thrown the American health service into disarray. Moore's new project SICKO has reportedly "freaked-out" HMOs (health maintenance organisations) across...

Moore Triumph As Libel Action Rejected

MICHAEL MOORE has succeeded in his fight against a $20 million (GBP11 million) libel lawsuit regarding his 2002 movie BOWLING FOR COLUMBINE. Detroit, Michigan district court judge PAUL BORMAN dismissed the action filed by...

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