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Moore Settles Lawsuit With Weinstein Over Fahrenheit 9/11

16th February 2012

Filmmaker Michael Moore has settled a legal battle over his documentary Fahrenheit 9/11 with movie mogul brothers Bob and Harvey Weinstein.Moore filed suit against the siblings last February (11), accusing them of using "financial deception"...

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Michael Moore Shuts Down Websites To Protest Against Anti-piracy Laws

18th January 2012

Director Michael Moore is blocking his websites on Wednesday (18Jan12) in an act of solidarity with bosses at Wikipedia.com, who are protesting against proposed anti-piracy laws in the U.S.The encyclopedia website is used by millions...

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Michael Moore Comes Clean, "I'm In 1 Per Cent Wealthiest Earners"

31st October 2011

Michael Moore risked accusations of hypocrisy when, the day before he stood with the Oakland-based branch of the international Occupy protests, he admitted on his blog that he was one of the 1% of Americans...

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Rage Against The Machine's Morello Returns To Wall Street

13th October 2011

Rage Against The Machine guitarist Tom Morello is to perform in New York on Thursday (13th October 2011) as part of the Occupy Wall Street protests. Morello, winner of the Eleanor Roosevelt Human Rights Award,...

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Michael Moore Joins Wall Street Protest

27th September 2011

Filmmaker Michael Moore joined campaigners in New York on Monday (26Sep11) to protest about the greed of large corporations.The director turned up unannounced to support the Occupy Wall Street march in Manhattan's Zuccotti Park, where...

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Michael Moore Calls For Georgia Boycott

23rd September 2011

Controversial filmmaker Michael Moore is calling for a mass boycott of the U.S. state of Georgia after officials executed convicted murderer Troy Davis amid a storm of protest.Davis was placed on Death Row in 1991...

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Michael Moore Wants Matt Damon As U.s. President

9th August 2011

Director Michael Moore has publicly called on Matt Damon to run for U.S. president next year (12) after praising the Hollywood actor for taking a "courageous" stand against key political issues.The Bourne Identity star joined...

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Olbermann Returns -- As If He Never Left

21st June 2011

The oft-fired/oft-hired Keith Olbermann, lastly with MSNBC, returned to the cameras Monday night on Al Gore's cable channel Current TV -- and television critics agreed that it was as if he had never been gone....

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Keith Olbermann Makes Tv Return On Countdown

21st June 2011

Keith Olbermann made his TV return last night (20.06.11) as he resumed his 'Countdown' show.The political commentator and writer quit MSNBC five months ago but is now back on cable television, introducing the new edition...

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Moore Says He Holds "No Ill Will" Toward Weinsteins

4th April 2011

Michael Moore insists that he has no intention of settling his lawsuit against The Weinstein Co., whom he has accused of cheating him out of at least $2.7 million in profits from his 2005 documentary...

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Michael Moore Refuses To Settle Weinstein Suit

4th April 2011

Filmmaker Michael Moore is refusing to settle his lawsuit against Harvey and Bob Weinstein over $2.7 million (£1.6 million) in profits from his hit movie Fahrenheit 9/11.The director filed suit against the movie moguls in...

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Michael Moore Attacks Barack Obama Over Libya Action

21st March 2011

Oscar-winning moviemaker Michael Moore has taken aim at U.S. leader Barack Obama for his planned allied attack on Libya.The Bowling for Columbine director was critical of President George Bush and the U.S. war efforts in...

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Moore Settles Sicko Suit

15th March 2011

Moviemaker Michael Moore has settled a lawsuit stemming from video footage used in his healthcare documentary Sicko out of court.The director took aim at the U.S. healthcare system in the 2007 film, comparing it negatively...

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Lawyer: 'Weinsteins Could Owe Moore $27 Million'

9th February 2011

MICHAEL MOORE's lawyer has slammed HARVEY and BOB WEINSTEIN's business tactics, insisting the movie moguls could end up owing the filmmaker $27 million (£18 million) when a lawsuit over FAHRENHEIT 9/11 goes to court.The 2004...

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Michael Moore Sues Weinsteins

9th February 2011

Add Michael Moore to the list of Hollywood celebrities who have sued a movie studio for allegedly manipulating box office receipts to deprive them of their share of profits. In a lawsuit filed in Los...

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Moore Suing Weinstein Brothers Over Fahrenheit 9/11 Profits

7th February 2011

Filmmaker MICHAEL MOORE is taking movie moguls HARVEY and BOB WEINSTEIN to court over allegations the brothers cheated him out of profits from his hit documentary FAHRENHEIT 9/11.The 2004 picture was released by Moore's Westside...

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Julian Assange Released After Jemima Khan And Co Put Up Bail

16th December 2010

JULIAN ASSANGE, the founder of the 'WikiLeaks' whistleblowing website, has been granted bail by a high court in London today (16th December 2010) after a number of high-profile figures including the socialite JEMIMA KHAN offered...

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Moore Helps To Post Bail For Wikileaks Co-founder

14th December 2010

Filmmaker MICHAEL MOORE has donated $20,000 (£13,330) to help WikiLeaks co-founder JULIAN ASSANGE make bail in the U.K. as the embattled internet activist fights allegations of rape and molestation.Assange, founder of the WikiLeaks website that...

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Michael Moore Offers $20,000 For Julian Assange Release

14th December 2010

MICHAEL MOORE, the acclaimed American documentary maker, has offered to put up the $20,000 required to release WikiLeaks founder JULIAN ASSANGE from the London prison where he is currently being held, reports Vanity Fair. 56-year-old...

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Moore Wants Hanks And Winfrey To Run For Office

5th November 2010

Filmmaker MICHAEL MOORE is urging U.S. President BARACK OBAMA to improve the image of his Democratic party by pushing "beloved" stars such as TOM HANKS and OPRAH WINFREY to run for office.The American leader and...

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Moore Outraged Over Juror Dismissal

3rd November 2010

Filmmaker MICHAEL MOORE has criticised a New York City judge for dismissing a juror in a financial fraud case because of her links to his 2009 movie CAPITALISM: A LOVE STORY.Donna Gianell, 54, had been...

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Rambo ... Er ... Stallone Rescues Lionsgate

16th August 2010

While Lions Gate Entertainment reported last week that it spent $7.3 million to fight activist investor Carl Icahn's hostile takeover attempt, it may have received a far more valuable defense from Sylvester Stallone, whose Expendables...

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Disney Finally Sells Miramax

30th July 2010

It's finally a done deal -- Walt Disney's sale of Miramax to an investors group led by construction magnate Ron Tutor, that is. The group, which includes real-estate firm Colony Capital, gave itself a new...

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Moore & Tyson Shut Out Of Oscars Documentary Race

19th November 2009

Filmmaker MICHAEL MOORE's movie about the financial crisis and an indepth look at boxer MIKE TYSON's life and career are the surprise shut-outs of the Oscars Best Documentary category as the shortlist is dwindled down...

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U.s. Producer Raises Money In Singapore For Madoff Movie

11th November 2009

The owner of a Singapore company making skincare products says he was persuaded by Edmund Druilhet, an independent U.S. film producer, to invest $200,000 in a movie about confessed Ponzi schemer Bernard Madoff -- more...

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Capitalism Not So Lovely For Liberty Media

10th November 2009

Liberty Media acknowledged Monday that its decision to bring Michael Moore's Capitalism A Love Story to the screen via its Overture Films studio turned out to be not the best capital investment. In its quarterly...

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Moore Vows To Carry On

7th October 2009

MICHAEL MOORE has vowed to keep making documentaries until the public loses its appetite for his controversial films.Moore recently hinted his latest expose, Capitalism: A Love Story, could be his last movie - fearing the...

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Zombieland Survives Plunge In Box-office Sales

6th October 2009

Sony Pictures had its sixth No. 1 film of the year this weekend as Zombieland opened with $24.733 million, final box-office figures indicated on Monday. However, no other new release clicked, and most other films...

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The Things They Say 13685

5th October 2009

"They like sequels out here (in Hollywood), so I told them it was a sequel to FAHRENHEIT 9/11... All you have to do is say the word 'sequel' out here and they're like, 'Check!'" Documentary...

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Zombieland Kills

5th October 2009

It was the weekend in which Zombieland made a killing at the box office. The comedy/horror film, which on the whole received positive reviews, piled up $25 million in ticket sales. Two other new movies,...

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