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4th June, 2004 at 15:36:28 -

As you probebly know, Michael Moore (Bowling For Coloumbine), has released the new 'documentry" Fireanhight 9/11 (kill me, its spelled wrong). What do you think of his films?

I don't look at them as documentries. He cuts out a lot of the stuff (like in Bowling for Coloumbine where he tries to prove all Canadians leave there doors unlocked all the time.) He bases his facts on the truth, but he edits it so that it looks like he's right.

What are your views?


 
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4th June, 2004 at 17:35:22 -

Michael Moore is a genious, I doubt you have seen any of his films but have been reading right wing propaganda. Also, Fahrenheit 9/11 is not being released until the 25th.

My opinion is that he loves America, and wants to make it a better country. Tell me Lazarus, have you seen any of his documentaries? If so, we can further this discussion.

 
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4th June, 2004 at 18:29:15 -

i've never had the chance to see Columbine. Farenheit sounds interesting too.

maybe i'll download them, after all, i'm sure Moore wouldn't mind me broadening my mind

 
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4th June, 2004 at 19:00:17 -

I think Bowling For Columbine was interesting, but I strongly disagree with many of his POVs, not just in that movie, also on his website and other things he has released or said publically.

I havent heard about that other movie, but I'm sure it will be more of the same of his narrow-mindedness.

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4th June, 2004 at 19:41:21 -

I think he's a jackass windbag. Look at the Something Awful article thing on him from 3 weeks ago.

 
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4th June, 2004 at 20:49:27 -

He may be annoying, but at least he is anti-GWBush - well, he wants us to think that anyway

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4th June, 2004 at 22:37:13 -

NG: Searched SA but cant find it. Link?

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4th June, 2004 at 22:54:43 -

Necropixel Giang, i doubt he wrote anything on SA. And your opinion is unfounded if you have only read one thing from him.

 
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4th June, 2004 at 23:24:33 -

JP: he didnt say he wrote something for SA, he said SA wrote something on him.

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5th June, 2004 at 00:53:57 -

It was a normal news update thing. It should be in the archives somewhere. It talked about Bill O'Reiley and some other dudes too.

 
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5th June, 2004 at 04:19:36 -

He is a moron. Columbine's funnier moments were ok. But Farenheit 9/11 is a piece of tripe. He tries to make things look worse than they are. Like when george Bush is told about the twin towers. There was nothing he could do about it, and if he stopped reading to the children he would have roused suspicion. But Moore just films the clock ticking. If anyone just stops to think about the situation Bush was in they'd see that he was doing the right thing. But Moore just twists it because he is stupid.

 
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5th June, 2004 at 16:51:41 -

Aroused suspicion? I'm sure the kids heard about 9/11 only half an hour after, Bush could haven't done more harm by leaving. And you can't say it's a peice of tripe because it hasn't been released yet except for in the Palme D'or 2004 Cannes, where it won. Moore twists it because it's twistable.

 
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5th June, 2004 at 16:56:24 -

http://www.fahrenheit911.com/trailer/quicktime/large.php
damn it looks good. I was laughing through the trailer (expecially at the end).

 
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5th June, 2004 at 20:28:02 -

Teapot: it's interesting how you judge Fahrenheit 9/11 without possibly seeing it (unless you yourself was one of the judges?).
Anyway, Bowling for Columbine was pretty good. It brought up a lot of interesting facts (such as the number of gun murders in America and Canada). That "History of America" cartoon was also hilarious.

 
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6th June, 2004 at 09:28:56 -

you can download the Caenes version of Farenheit 9/11 on overnet.



not that i endorse doing so, of course

edit: i just watched columbine and i thought it was very interesting. i do agree that he tried to twist some things - i certainly didn't buy the canadian nutcases who don't lock their doors. but you can't argue with the brute facts, which i think is what he's trying to say anyway: the yanks kill each other in drastic proportions, and there has to be something to blame. whether he's managed to succesfully place the blame on anything is a matter of personal opinion.

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