Last week's massacre at a Colorado movie theater revived the dormant gun control debate in the United States, but neither President Barack Obama nor Republican candidate Mitt Romney is pushing for new laws now to prevent similar attacks.
New York police arrested dozens of people in lower Manhattan as the Occupy Wall Street movement marked six months of protests, authorities said Sunday.
Some legendary names in music and art are voicing their support for the Occupy movement, with a music compilation record called "Occupy This Album," the album producers say.
A broadside against the dieting industry, Darryl Roberts' documentary isn't always pretty but it provides plenty of food for thought.
Michael Moore talks to Piers Morgan about being rich himself, and whether he supports capitalism.
Protests to draw attention to the power of Wall Street firms in the United States and world economies will continue for an 11th straight day in lower Manhattan Tuesday.
Filmmaker Michael Moore sounds off on the Arizona immigration law, and says he has joined the boycott of the state.
"There's nothing less sexy than data," says yachtsman Michael Moore.
Activist filmmaker Michael Moore has penned an open letter to President Obama, cautioning the commander in chief against increasing troop levels in Afghanistan.
Seconds, anyone? Eating up $24.6 million worth of tickets, "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs" defied box office gravity by falling a minuscule 19 percent to win the top spot yet again.
Controversial filmmaker Michael Moore talks with Larry King about the economy, corporate greed and Obama's healthcare plan.
It has been 20 years since filmmaker Michael Moore took on General Motors in "Roger and Me." He's still sticking it to big business for what he sees as the deliberate shafting of the little guy.
The title of Michael Moore's latest film, "Capitalism: A Love Story," may be ironic, but there's nothing subtle about the message, right from the opening scenes.
If anyone has profited from the free-enterprise system in the past 20 years, it's Michael Moore. Since 1989, when his "Roger & Me" pioneered the docu-comedy form of nonfiction film, Moore's movies, TV shows and best-selling books have given him an eight-figure net worth.
A series of civil lawsuits against defense contractors KBR and its former parent company Halliburton claims the companies endangered the health of U.S. troops and contractors in Iraq and Afghanistan by unsafely burning massive amounts of garbage on U.S. bases.
One of three major wildfires burning in southern California appears to be "human caused," a spokesman for the state's fire agency said Sunday.
Wind-fueled Sylmar fire destroys more than 500 homes. CNN's Kara Finnstrom reports.
On the eve of the election, the filmmaker-agitator talks about his hopes for an Obama presidency and his plan to keep people entertained while they wait to vote
In 2004, he hit the campaign trail with Fahrenheit 9/11. This year, he's got a new movie, an election guidebook and the hope that his candidate will win
There's a new wave of horror films stalking the box office.
Inspired by Neil Young and Radiohead, Michael Moore will release his new film online and for free
Madonna's new film on the impoverished nation of Malawi has wowed another maker of documentaries: Michael Moore
Film director Michael Moore discusses why he is backing Sen. Barack Obama and his take on Sen. John McCain.
"Larry King Live" has devoted lots of time to the views of all the presidential candidates and their backers. Last week, King spoke to Sen. Hillary Clinton, and there's a standing invitation to all three candidates to appear as guests on his show any night.
Morgan Spurlock scored a breakout hit with his documentary "Super Size Me" a few years ago, mixing satire, reportage and advocacy in the tabloid style popularized by Michael Moore. Spurlock may not have finished off junk food as we know it, but at least he could claim some responsibility for highlighting the flaws of fast food.
Filmmaker Morgan Spurlock documents the search for Osama bin Laden.
Searching for Osama bin laden, the Super Size Me guy has an extremist adventure
Actor Charlton Heston has died at his Beverly Hills home at the age of 84.
The house where a gunman barricaded himself after allegedly killing three relatives and shooting at cops, is in flames.
A gunman locked in a standoff with Los Angeles police for nearly 12 hours was shot and killed Thursday by officers inside a home, police said.
Ellen Page's 16-year-old mom-to-be Juno and George Clooney's sleazy Michael Clayton are among the films named as The Writers Guild of America's best of 2007.
The Film Festival commemorates a sad anniversary with a host of political movies
Because you weren't going into botany, the priesthood, or coin manufacturing, you thought you were safe to dismiss Latin as a dead language. Obviously, you didn't graduate cum laude.
Michael Moore talks healthcare
In response to a letter Michael Moore wrote about CNN's reporting on his documentary "Sicko," a CNN spokesperson released the following statement:
In a combative interview with CNN's Wolf Blitzer yesterday, Michael Moore lambasted the Situation Room host - and the mainstream media in general - for misrepresenting his healthcare documentary, Sicko, and for failing to heed the warnings of Fahrenheit 9/11, his 2004 film about the buildup to the Iraq war.
Moore, Gupta debate 'Sicko'
Filmmaker Michael Moore, whose new documentary "Sicko" takes on America's health care system, faced off Tuesday with CNN chief medical correspondent and practicing neurosurgeon Dr. Sanjay Gupta.
Larry King Live: Michael Moore
Michael Moore's "Sicko," which opened nationwide Friday, is filled with horror stories of people who are deprived of medical service because they can't afford it or haven't been able to navigate the murky waters of managed care in the United States.
'Live Free or Die Hard'
America's most inspired polemicist -- and most polarizing filmmaker -- Michael Moore returns to the fray with his first movie since "Fahrenheit 9/11" broke box-office records and challenged George W. Bush's White House.
With his controversial film opening nationwide, the big money behind big medicine is ready to battle Michael Moore
The director talks about piracy, Cuba and discovering he is no longer an extremist.
Filmmaker Michael Moore is being sued by an armless Iraqi war veteran who says Moore's controversial movie, "Fahrenheit 9/11," used clips without his permission that misrepresented the veteran and his sentiments about the war.
The White House accused a senior House Democrat -- and a decorated Vietnam veteran -- who called for a swift withdrawal from Iraq of advocating surrender, comparing him to anti-war filmmaker Michael Moore.
Politicians are like movie stars. They can make us laugh or cry or choke on our popcorn.
Tom Brokaw has signed a two-book deal with Random House, the publisher announced Monday, although what the former NBC anchor will actually write and when the books will be published remain unknown.
What would New Year's Eve be without party favors?
Wizards, trivia buffs, millionaires and political players all had prominent parts this past year in the entertainment industry.
Controversial movie director Michael Moore, whose anti-President Bush film "Fahrenheit 9/11" touched off a firestorm of controversy, has topped an annual list of Hollywood's least intriguing celebrities.
Leave it to a group of comedians to find humor in a bomb scare.
It was an obvious jab at liberal filmmaker Michael Moore and his anti-Bush documentary, "Fahrenheit 9/11," and Moore was there to take the hit in person.
Check out the links below to hot political stories around the country this morning.
A verbal jab at filmmaker Michael Moore -- as Moore watched from the press gallery -- by Sen. John McCain during his speech to Republican delegates Monday night triggered one of the evening's most boisterous responses. So rousing, in fact, that it prompted McCain to repeat the remark for effect.
Posted: 11:45 p.m. ET From Sean Loughlin, CNN.com, and Todd Leopold, CNN.com
Tens of thousands of demonstrators carrying signs and chanting "No More Bush" marched Sunday past Madison Square Garden, the site of the Republican National Convention, which opened Monday.
Say campaign to a computer-game addict, and he's more likely to think Alien vs. Predator than Kerry vs. Bush.
People are really hating right now," Jim Lehrer, public television's lion of civility, said a few weeks ago. "Our e-mails and our phone calls reflect not a lot of open minds out there."
It was a party with a purpose -- and also one of the hottest tickets in town -- a star-studded gala benefit hosted by the Creative Coalition, in partnership with the Recording Industry Association of America.
CNN's Tom Foreman was working on a taped segment about "Fahrenheit 9/11" filmmaker Michael Moore when the door to the news trailer opened and someone said, "He's here."
Check out the links below to hot political stories around the country this morning.
In "Anchorman," Will Ferrell plays Ron Burgundy, a pompous, vain, shallow-minded local news anchor.
This is the time of year you see all those articles about summer reading -- that is, if they didn't all appear a month ago around Memorial Day.
"Fahrenheit 9/11" filmmaker Michael Moore called the opening weekend numbers for his documentary "mind-boggling" and credited his political opponents for boosting ticket sales.
Some movies win Academy Awards. Others win film festival prizes. But this week, a movie has won the most coveted prize of all -- the political Play of the Week.
The Bush administration "made a half-hearted effort" in pursuing Osama bin Laden immediately after the September 11 attacks, and devoted resources to invading Iraq instead, Michael Moore said in an interview, defending points he's made in his new film, "Fahrenheit 9/11."
Filmmaker Michael Moore tends to make his points with a sledgehammer, and his anti-Bush administration documentary "Fahrenheit 9/11" is no exception. But this time around he uses more delicate instruments as well, and what emerges is a powerful film.
The Germans have a word for it: "zeitgeist," or the "spirit of the age."
Who says you can't achieve fame and fortune with an independent movie, filmed entirely in Aramaic and Latin?
Michael Moore couldn't have asked for a better buildup to "Fahrenheit 9/11," the anti-Bush flick expected to break box office records for a documentary, if he had tried. That's assuming, of course, he isn't trying.
Former New York Gov. Mario Cuomo announced Tuesday that he will be fighting to get the widest available audience for Michael Moore's movie "Fahrenheit 9/11."
Amid Disney's previous objections, Michael Moore's film "Fahrenheit 9/11" is scheduled for release next week. But the movie that criticizes the Bush administration's policies in the wake of the September 11 attacks faces another challenge.
Amid Disney's previous objections, Michael Moore's film "Fahrenheit 9/11" is scheduled for release next week, but the movie that criticizes the Bush administration's policies in the wake of the Sept. 11 attacks faces another challenge.
Michael Moore's controversial documentary criticizing President Bush could be in theaters before the end of the month, according to published reports.
He won't be welcome at the Republican National Convention this summer.
Michael Moore's controversial anti-Bush film "Fahrenheit 9/11" has debuted at the Cannes Film Festival to resounding applause from film critics.
The 57th annual Cannes Film Festival has opened with strife, star power and a 12-day lineup of the usual mix of glitz, glamour and controversy.
Oscar-winning filmmaker Michael Moore has accused the Walt Disney Company of stifling free speech by blocking the distribution of his new movie critical of U.S. President George W. Bush.
Oscar-winning documentary filmmaker Michael Moore has said the Walt Disney Company is blocking distribution of his new film critical of U.S. President George W. Bush. He spoke to CNN anchor Hala Gorani about the controversy.
Oscar-winning filmmaker Michael Moore's documentary critical of President Bush, and linking him with powerful Saudi families, including that of Osama bin Laden, is sparking the latest fight within Walt Disney Co.
Oscar-winning documentary filmmaker Michael Moore said the Walt Disney Company has blocked distribution of his new film critical of U.S. President George W. Bush.
Filmmaker and author Michael Moore, one of America's most outspoken liberals, has announced his choice for the Democratic presidential nomination: retired Gen. Wesley Clark.
As the famous South Park tune went, "Everything's gone wrong since Canada came along!" Not long ago France was the country that Americans loved to hate. But these days our enmity seems to have shif...
It's a Sunday evening in downtown Manhattan, where an upscale crowd of 200 moviegoers is receiving some vital "truths" about American enterprise--tales of unbridled greed and worker oppression. As ...
Like a medieval knight jousting somewhere in hell, a guy on a forklift truck fitted with a stout metal battering ram takes aim and lunges toward a square portal filled with fire. Sparks and smoke s...
Some movies carry warnings about sex, but only one runs a disclaimer in the titles that it may be ''offensive to young children, vegetarians, and General Motors shareholders.'' Pets or Meat: The Re...
Forget the Japanese. General Motors CEO Roger Smith now has something else to worry about: a new film that makes him look worse than a used-car salesman. Smith, 64, is a principal character in Roge...
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