Essays Tagged: "Michael Moore"

A Different Kind of Columbine: Media in Today's Society

Essay 4Both Michael Moore and Beth Loffreda present excellent examples of how the media is able to manipulate an ... ld capitalize on each of the tragedies, as always, manipulation and distortion of the facts ensued. Michael Moore can be counted among the manipulators. Not only were some of his "facts" - and I use " ... were affected. It made it feel like it his close to home, which really had an effect on the reader.Michael Moore was not able to fully understand why Columbine happened, and I doubt Loffreda would be ...

(7 pages) 106 0 3.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Comparison between Michael Moore's movie Bowling for columbine and an excert from his book stupid white men.

Writer, producer and director Michael Moore can often be credited tackling heavy issues in an in-your-face manner. His work includ ... "Stupid White Men ...and other sorry excuses for the state of the nation". Throughout both pieces, Michael Moore's opinion is powerful and successful in providing a strong argument. His examples thro ... e himself; searching to blame just one person or one thing for all that is wrong within the country.Michael Moore's documentary "Bowling for Columbine" released in 2002, takes a close look at violence ...

(4 pages) 107 0 4.4 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Comparative Essays

Unemployment?

cycle. It kept on looping after it has finished its round.I'm going to introduce you to a guy named Michael Moore. Maybe you know him and maybe you don't but it's ok.Well, you can call him Mike, Micha ... Miramax Home Entertainment. A wickedly funny comedy starring America's favorite "every-man" avenger Michael Moore ("Roger and Me, "TV's TV Nation"), THE BIG ONE follows Moore's subversive odyssey in s ...

(6 pages) 161 2 3.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

A Different Kind of Heat Wave The Debate Over 'Fahrenheit 9/11' Has Temperatures Soaring (artical)

h-in at a Seattle theater to tap into the "anger brewing against this administration."The director, Michael Moore, predicted half his audience for his new documentary will be nonvoters and 20 percent ... group called Move America Forward has begun a letter-writing campaign asking theaters not to show "Michael Moore's horrible anti-American movie."All this before "Fahrenheit 9/11" has even officially ...

(7 pages) 111 2 2.6 Jun/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Fahrenheit 9/11

heir personal feelings towards Moore, unlike the other two reviews. Rhodes' attitude towards Michael Moore is clear from the very first sentence of his review. He compares Moore to a person who ... lable to back up Moore. They go on to say, "What most bugs F911 critics is clearly not the material Michael Moore presents. It's the fair and balanced footage of George W. bush revealing who he truly ...

(4 pages) 55 0 3.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Bowling for Columbine - michael moore

The movie Bowling for Columbine, directed by Michael Moore, is a documentary that explores the growing rate of gun violence that has been infecti ... argely through media that makes the United States a fear-based society. With his persistent nature, Michael Moore proves this point by showing various clips of behind the scenes news reports and the t ... e in order to gain a sense of protection, the people would go out and buy themselves a gun which as michael moore points out is easy to accomplish. Another good evidence that Michael Moore found as a ...

(4 pages) 94 0 4.1 Dec/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Review Film of Bowling for Columbine by Michael Moore

SubjectMichael Moore's "Bowling for Columbine" is a documentary that tackles many different social issues, ...

(4 pages) 91 0 4.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Comentario sobre la obra reciente de Michael moore

", haber leído las lecturas proporcionadas en clase y el libro "Dude, where is my country?" (Michael Moore, Warner Books New York 2003) y a través de mi experiencia personal; pienso que ... rte candidato a la presidencia de Estados Unidos de nuevo.Desde mi punto de vista, el documental de Michael Moore maneja una gran información que debía ser conocida por la opinión ...

(7 pages) 14 0 3.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Bowling for Columbine

umbine is a very thought provoking film, a compelling documentary written, directed and produced by Michael Moore in 2001. Michael Moore makes you think and asks the questions that aren't easily answe ... if you are Americans, but at the time you laugh, you can also cry.Throughout Bowling for Columbine Michael Moore takes a journey around the United States, revealing facts about the media and exposing ...

(5 pages) 74 0 5.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Analysing the sub text in two documentaries- Michael Moore's "Bowling for Columbine" and Errol Morris's" Fog of War", and a comparison of the directorial style of the two filmmakers.

Analysing sub text in "Bowling for Columbine", Michael Moore.The very first shot of the film is that of Charlton Heston promoting it, as a document ... ips with sarcasm, and that basically lays the trend for what is to follow. In Bowling for Columbine Michael Moore's opinion- the side which he is on, is strongly evident. And in his presentation he le ... uous disparity in the number of people killed of gunshots in America and the other nations.Although Michael Moore's documentary does raise questions about credibility due to his style of presentation, ...

(4 pages) 52 0 5.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

"Fahrenheit 911"

The movies that we watched were "Fahrenheit 911" by Michael Moore and "Fahrenhype 911" by Dick Morris. It was good that we watched both films because it ... by Dick Morris. It was good that we watched both films because it brought into view many lies that Michael Moore had made up for his movie. Even after watching both movies it was hard to tell who was ... ion on the movies and the whole situation, but right now I am going to tell you mine.After watching Michaels Moore's "Fahrenheit 911", I was angry and upset and felt like everything that I had done wh ...

(3 pages) 41 0 5.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Michael Moore's: "Roger & Me" - A Sociological Film Review

Introduction: Purpose of the FilmThis documentary is written, directed and produced by Michael Moore and is about the social repercussions of capitalism as well as corporate and governmen ... for education or have no other options often due to sociological issues in their lives. In another Michael Moore movie, Moore illustrates how the military "would find them (recruits) all across Ameri ... tune recruiting ground for the marines thereby serving a valuable function of protecting the nation.Michael Moore's Sociological PerspectiveFrom Michael Moore's perspective, which I tend to share, GM ...

(7 pages) 127 0 5.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

'Something is Wrong With America': Michael Moore's documentary 'Bowling for Columbine' is his view of America. How does he make this documentary interesting?

The Academy Award winning documentary 'Bowling for Columbine' by Michael Moore is an eye-opening, entertaining and often satirical documentary which uses various vis ... gh School Massacre of 1999 and other acts of violence with guns in just 120 minutes of running time.Michael Moore is very good at choosing the right images to appear on the screen to contrast with the ... these really make you think and feel disgusted towards America and how violent they have all become.Michael Moore is also very good at getting information out in the interview and letting the audience ...

(1 pages) 19 0 0.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Reflections on "Bowling for Columbine"

the seriousness of gun violence in the USA.What is the cause for such massive gun abuse in the USA? Michael Moore has tackled with some of the suggested reasons. Some may say the USA has a violent his ... picious of his own neighbour and ready to for some homicide.With the use of irony and mockumentary, Michael Moore has successfully presented Bowling for Columbine in a light-hearted way in some respec ...

(3 pages) 22 0 1.7 Oct/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Critique of the american dream

Critique of The American Dream I think Michael Moore's documentary Roger and Me can be compared to Elizabeth Stuart Phelps' "The Silent Par ... rest about what Perley is trying to tell him. In Roger and Me, Roger Smith was similar to Maverick. Michael Moore tried diligently to convince Roger Smith to come to Flint to see the after- effects of ...

(3 pages) 12 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Movie narrative structure

style will help to analyze the documentaries Man with a Movie Camera (Dziga Vertov), Roger and Me (Michael Moore), The Thin Blue Line (Errol Morris) and Black Is Black Ain't (Marlon Riggs).The associ ... rguments the filmmaker lets the viewer reach their own conclusion about the situation.Roger and Me (Michael Moore) is a rhetorical documentary that creates sympathy for unemployed Ford workers in Flin ...

(3 pages) 41 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Critique of the american dream

Critique of The American Dream I think Michael Moore's documentary Roger and Me can be compared to Elizabeth Stuart Phelps' "The Silent Par ... rest about what Perley is trying to tell him. In Roger and Me, Roger Smith was similar to Maverick. Michael Moore tried diligently to convince Roger Smith to come to Flint to see the after- effects of ...

(3 pages) 5 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Roger & Me

Michael Moore, who is an esteemed low budget producer, made an extravagant film back in 1989 entitle ... REVIEW All in all, this film was an excellent documentary that a robust, down-home clothes wearing, Michael Moore did an excellent job depicting how a very unethical company like General Motors with a ...

(4 pages) 13 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Corporate Sponsorship in Schools

the struggle for the American dream has been talked about time and time again through history, and Michael Moore has dedicated a huge amount of his adult life to documenting such topics. Michael Moor ... ing any way possible to get their students the education they need, no matter what.Work CitedMoore, Michael. "Idiot Nation" Rereading America 27 May 2005Pepsi-Cola, Pepsi-Cola North America's U.S. Sch ...

(4 pages) 23 0 1.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

1984, by George Orwell, The Handmaid's Tale, by Margaret Atwood, and Michael Moore's Fahrenheit 9/11 show fear as a way individuals dominate over other populace

ve society feels has been taken advantage of by the dictators of the region for their own benefits. Michael Moore's documentary, 9/11 displays George Bush as a man who takes unnecessary precautions as ... s they remain obedient to their oppressors in exchange for "protection". In the documentary 9/11 by Michael Moore, George Bush in the event of 9/11, decided to invade Afghanistan because according to ...

(9 pages) 2346 0 4.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Authors