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Moore Takes Steps To Protect Film

23rd June 2007

LATEST: Documentary filmmaker MICHAEL MOORE has locked the negative of his new film SICKO away to make sure government officials can't confiscate the project ahead of its 29 June (07) release. The controversial director faces...

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Moore Not Worried About Sicko Leak

22nd June 2007

LATEST: Filmmaker MICHAEL MOORE insists he doesn't care his new documentary SICKO has been leaked online - he's just glad people get to watch his movie. Video-sharing website YouTube.com was forced to pull links to...

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Will Piracy Infect Box Office For Sicko?

21st June 2007

Michael Moore's Sicko had been downloaded about 4,000 times from peer-to-peer websites PirateBay and Mininova as of Wednesday, according to figures posted on the sites. Clips from the film were also viewed over 1,000 times...

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Moore: 'Film Leak Was An Inside Job'

21st June 2007

Documentary maker MICHAEL MOORE has accused movie executives of leaking his new film on the internet because he insists the weekend controversy must have been an inside job. The editors of video-sharing website YouTube.com were...

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Sicko Getting Early Release

20th June 2007

In an apparent reaction to the posting of high-quality digital prints of Michael Moore's Sicko on several peer-to-peer websites (Moore has suggested that the piracy was undertaken in order to sabotage the film.) the Weinstein...

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Youtube Removes Pirated Sicko Uploads

19th June 2007

YouTube on Monday quickly yanked pirated copies of Michael Moore's Sicko from its website. The two-hour movie was posted in 14 segments, in deference to YouTube's policy of permitting only short clips to be uploaded....

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Moore Haunted By Sicko Story

18th June 2007

Filmmaker MICHAEL MOORE is still haunted by one tragedy documented in his new documentary SICKO - that of a struggling mother who lost her child because of healthcare red tape. The Bowling For Columbine documentary...

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Moore Movie Leaked Online

18th June 2007

The editors of video-sharing website YouTube.com were forced to pull links to pirated versions of MICHAEL MOORE's new U.S. healthcare documentary over the weekend after learning as many as 600 people had seen the film...

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Michael Moore's Sicko Is Pirated

18th June 2007

A copy of Michael Moore's Sicko, apparently spirited out of the United States and into Canada in order to avoid the possibility of its being confiscated by U.S. authorities, has turned up on the Internet...

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Moore Faces Jail Over Cuban Filming

18th June 2007

LATEST: Controversial documentary maker MICHAEL MOORE faces jail after breaking U.S. trade laws to make parts of his hard-hitting new film, SICKO, in Cuba. Moore hired a boat and took a group of ill 9/11...

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Moore Gets Nurses Support For Sicko

15th June 2007

MICHAEL MOORE's new documentary about the state of U.S. healthcare, SICKO, has been given a huge boost by California's nurses - they will flood cinemas later this month (Jun07) when the film is released. The...

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Treasury Could Fine Rescuers Who Visited Cuba With Moore

14th June 2007

The Treasury Department wants to know how Michael Moore was able to travel with about a dozen 9/11 rescue workers to Cuba, where they were able to buy prescription drugs cheaply and receive free health...

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Moore Accuses U.s. Government Of Harassment

12th June 2007

LATEST: Controversial director MICHAEL MOORE has accused the U.S. government of harassment, following an investigation into a visit he made to Cuba to shoot scenes for his new movie SICKO. Moore brought men and women...

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Michael Moore Hires Famed Lawyer Boies

12th June 2007

Michael Moore has hired David Boies, arguably the nation's most famous trial attorney, to represent him, following the Treasury Department's announcement that it is investigating Moore's trip to Cuba last year to determine whether it...

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Michael Moore 'Hides Film'

12th June 2007

Controversial documentary maker Michael Moore has hidden a copy of his latest film in Canada due to fears US officials may confiscate it.Moore told journalists of his elaborate efforts to ensure the release of the...

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Moore Loses Weight By Sleeping

4th June 2007

Filmmaker MICHAEL MOORE has found the secret to successful weight loss - getting plenty of sleep. The director has lost 30 pounds (13.6 kilograms) in the space of three months, and credits much of his...

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Furnish Slams Michael Moore

1st June 2007

SIR ELTON JOHN's partner DAVID FURNISH has hit out at filmmaker MICHAEL MOORE for criticising the U.S. healthcare system. The star - who lives in England - insists new movie Sicko is inaccurate, and has...

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Moore Saves Single-screen Theater In Michigan

31st May 2007

Michael Moore will reopen a 58-year-old theater in Traverse City, MI that has been closed for more than a decade, refurbish it with new screen and projection equipment and use the theater as the site...

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Today's Lauer Going To Cuba

31st May 2007

U.S. officials may have held up Michael Moore's application to travel to Cuba to film part of Sicko, his documentary about the U.S. health system, but they have presumably not been reluctant to approve a...

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Moore Plans Unofficial Sicko Premiere

31st May 2007

Filmmaker MICHAEL MOORE will premiere controversial movie SICKO in Michigan as part of a local Democrat fundraiser. The director, whose new film criticises the U.S. healthcare system, will screen the movie on 16 June (07)...

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Moore To Defend Ground Zero Workers

25th May 2007

LATEST: Filmmaker MICHAEL MOORE has vowed to protect the Ground Zero workers he brought to Cuba for medical treatment from U.S. authorities. Moore brought men and women, who had assisted in the clean-up of lower...

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Moore Receives Cheers At Cannes, Boos From Canadian Crtics

22nd May 2007

Michael Moore received a standing -- and sustained -- ovation following the screening of his latest documentary, Sicko, at the Cannes Film Festival Saturday. But some critics suggested that in censuring the U.S. health system,...

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Moore Defends Medical Cheque

21st May 2007

Documentary filmmaker MICHAEL MOORE has brushed off cynics' accusations his $12,000 (GBP6,000) cheque for an opponent's medical costs was a publicity stunt for his new movie. The Oscar winner's latest documentary, Sicko, is an expose...

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Moore Urges Audience To Act

21st May 2007

MICHAEL MOORE has urged audiences to "rise up out of their seats" and take action against politicians cheating them of proper healthcare. The Oscar winner's latest documentary, Sicko, is an expose on the U.S. healthcare...

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Moore: 'U.s. Investigation Timing Is Insane'

20th May 2007

Filmmaker MICHAEL MOORE is baffled by the timing of a U.S. federal investigation into his trip to Cuba for new movie SICKO, because the government knew about his plans to travel to the Caribbean island...

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Moore Unveils Sicko At Cannes

19th May 2007

US documentary maker Michael Moore has unveiled his new film Sicko at Cannes film festival.Sicko depicts the US health system and involves Moore travelling across the world to see how other health care systems are...

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Moore Defends Trip To Cuba

18th May 2007

Michael Moore says he isn't "trumpeting Castro or his regime" in his film Sicko, about the American health system. He told Time magazine that he took a group of 9/11 responders to the island nation...

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Weinsteins Protecting Moore Movie

18th May 2007

LATEST: Movie mogul HARVEY WEINSTEIN has confirmed reports he is protecting MICHAEL MOORE's latest movie SICKO from U.S. authorities. The Oscar-winner's latest documentary is an expose on the U.S. health care system and allegedly features...

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Ground Zero Worker Defends Moore

18th May 2007

LATEST: One of the Ground Zero workers who MICHAEL MOORE took to Cuba for his latest movie SICKO, has defended the filmmaker, declaring Cuban doctors gave him better medical attention that he received in his...

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Michael Moore Wants To Know How Government Targeted Him

17th May 2007

Apparently hoping to show that the decision by the U.S. Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control to investigate his trip to Cuba was politically motivated, Michael Moore's attorney, David Boles, fired off a letter to...

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