Tag Archives: Filmmakers

FILM / Michael Moore : Anti-Capitalism Goes Mainstream

Capitalism: A love Story… Michael Moore’s new film names the systemAnd presents a radical democratic critique By Alex Knight / The Rag Blog / October 27, 2009 Capitalism: A Love Story, which opened in 962 theaters earlier this month, is … finish reading FILM / Michael Moore : Anti-Capitalism Goes Mainstream

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Naomi Klein : Michael Moore, America’s Teacher

Filmmaker Michael Moore. Art by Ward Sutton / The Nation.Capitalism: A Love StoryNaomi Klein interviews Michael Moore Well, people want to believe that it’s not the economic system that’s at the core of all this. You know, it’s just a … finish reading Naomi Klein : Michael Moore, America’s Teacher

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‘For All Mankind’ : Remembering the Apollo Astronauts’ Epic Derring-Do

Al Reinert’s stunning ‘For All Mankind’ screens tonight as we observe the 40th Anniversary of man’s greatest adventure By Thorne Dreyer / The Rag Blog / July 20, 2009 See ‘Tumbling Models: Some of “The Right Stuff,”‘ by Thomas Cleaver, … finish reading ‘For All Mankind’ : Remembering the Apollo Astronauts’ Epic Derring-Do

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FILM / Turk Pipkin’s Remarkable ‘One Peace at a Time’

Another day at the office. Turk Pipkin (who refers to himself in the movie as a “human q-tip” ) shoots at the Muharam Shia Festival in Calcutta, India.One Peace at a Time: A film about a messed up world and … finish reading FILM / Turk Pipkin’s Remarkable ‘One Peace at a Time’

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David Zeiger : Open Letter to Michael Moore from a Madoff Victim

Bernie Madoff and his investors: of an ilk? Photo by Don Emmert / AFP / Getty Images.An Open Letter to Michael Moore I was stunned to see you take a broad, uninformed swipe at everyone who invested money with [Bernie] … finish reading David Zeiger : Open Letter to Michael Moore from a Madoff Victim

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Music Video by Ric Sternberg : That Big Hot Texas Sun

Music video by Ric Sternberg / The Rag Blog.Red hot music video promotes solar energy with red hot Austin musicians. By Ric Sternberg / The Rag Blog / March 11, 2009 Why do we keep fiddling while Texas burns? We … finish reading Music Video by Ric Sternberg : That Big Hot Texas Sun

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Casey Porter : Stop-Lossed in Iraq

Eddy Porter holds a photo of his son, U.S. Army Spc. Casey Porter, who is returning for his second tour of duty in Iraq under the Department of Defense’s “Stop-Loss” program. Photo by Ronald W. Erdrich / Abiline Reporter-News.Casey Porter … finish reading Casey Porter : Stop-Lossed in Iraq

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Populist Porn : Larry Flynt is ‘Nailin’ Paylin’

A heartbeat away: Palin portrayer Lisa Ann. You want me to put what where?: Lisa Ann protrayer Sarah Palin.Coming your way: a no-holes-barred porn spoof based on Republican vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin. Doncha know?By James Retherford / The Rag Blog … finish reading Populist Porn : Larry Flynt is ‘Nailin’ Paylin’

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Thomas Cleaver Goes Hollyweird : Who Would Play Sarah Palin?

Tina Fey could play Sarah Palin. Not.‘Reese Witherspoon, reprising her role as Tracy Flick in Election, who despite her angelic face is vindictive, manipulative…?’By Thomas Cleaver / The Rag Blog / September 10, 2008 OK, I am sure all of … finish reading Thomas Cleaver Goes Hollyweird : Who Would Play Sarah Palin?

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Texas Horror Movies : The Top Five

A Handful of Non-Chainsaw HorrorsBy Hair Balls / August 18, 2008 We Texans live with our share of horrors: fire ants, Rick Perry, residents of Plano, but this entry was still something of a challenge. After all, coming up with … finish reading Texas Horror Movies : The Top Five

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Michael Moore : How to Blow it

It’s the most winnable presidential election in American history – but the Democrats are old hands at losing. Michael Moore offers some helpful hints on how they might gift it all to the Republicans.By Michael Moore / August 9, 2008 … finish reading Michael Moore : How to Blow it

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FILM : Hollywood’s Response to War

How Vietnam Gave us Dude, Where’s My CarBy Michael Bronski One of the most amazing cultural responses to the war against Iraq has been the plethora of documentary and feature films produced by independent companies and even Hollywood studios. From … finish reading FILM : Hollywood’s Response to War

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