Michael Francis Moore (born April 23, 1954) is an Academy Award-winning American filmmaker, author and liberal political commentator. He is the director and producer of Bowling for Columbine, Fahrenheit 9/11, and Sicko, three of the top five highest-grossing documentaries of all time. In September 2008, he released his first free movie on the Internet, Slacker Uprising, documenting his personal crusade to encourage more Americans to vote in presidential elections. He has also written and starred in the TV shows TV Nation and The Awful Truth.
Moore is a self-described liberal who has criticized globalization, large corporations, gun ownership, the Iraq War, U.S. President George W. Bush and the American health care system in his written and cinematic works. In 2005 Time magazine named him one of the world's 100 most influential people. In 2005, Moore started the annual Traverse City Film Festival in Traverse City, Michigan. In 2008, he closed his Manhattan office and moved it to Traverse City, where he is working on his new film.
Moore was born in Davison, a suburb of Flint, Michigan to parents Veronica, a secretary, and Frank Moore, an automotive assembly-line worker. At that time,
Michael Moore promised when America's Taco Shop began to franchise he would be among the first in line to open a new location. Moore backed up his proclamation and brought the Valley favorite to Chandler.
The largest America's ...
Casey Taylor said he had an inspired feeling about his Del Oro High School football team this week. Good, crisp practices. Attention to detail. One-for-all mantra, the veteran coach said in sizing up the general theme in Loomis.
But this ...
To hear them tell it, they were meant to be.
Michael Moore Jr., a Marine corporal, was recovering from injuries sustained during combat operations in Iraq in 2005 and taking a break with comrades in Lake Havasu City, Ariz., the ...
"The English Teacher" (2013)
Starring: Julianne Moore, Michael Angarano, Greg Kinnear.
Written: Dan and Stacy Chariton.
Director: Craig Zisk.
Rated: R for language and some sexual content.
Available: Netflix Instant.
Julianne Moore stars in "The English Teacher ...
WATERLOO -- Fire officials are trying to determine if a tablet-style computer sparked a blaze that damaged a Waterloo apartment Sunday.
The fire, which was discovered around 3 p.m. at 3870 Pineview Place, appears to have started on a leather ...
TRAVERSE CITY -- Michael Moore remembers when there were no movie theaters within Traverse City municipal limits.
Today, there are two: the State Theatre and Bijou by the Bay.
Moore, along with other leaders of the Traverse City Film Festival, on ...