Audiences mostly know what to expect when it comes to Michael Moore documentaries. Searing indictments of the institution, the system, The Man. But when word got out that he planned to target President Donald Trump in his newest documentary, Fahrenheit 11/9, the buzz started to grow over a film that would pit a notable firebrand against the country’s most divisive figure. Not to mention the fact that the title was a playful twist on his acclaimed takedown of the Bush-era Iraq War.
So what did critics think of Moore’s radical documentary about the rise of Donald Trump? See what the Fahrenheit 11/9 early buzz is out of the Toronto International Film Festival.
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Provocative documentarian Michael Moore (Bowling for Columbine, Fahrenheit 9/11, Sicko) is back with Fahrenheit 11/9, a look at America under the ludicrous presidency of Donald Trump. The title refers to the date when Trump became president-elect of the United States, and following the news that this movie will play at the Toronto International Film Festival, the first trailer has arrived.
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The Toronto International Film Festival is still a month away, but we’re already excited for the film line-up set to play in our neighbor to the North. We already know A Star Is Born, First Man, Beautiful Boy, Widows and If Beale Street Could Talk will be premiering at the festival among many others, but now the Midnight Madness line-up promises big premieres to spice things up.
David Gordon Green‘s slate-cleaning Halloween sequel will hold its world premiere at the film festival, and Shane Black‘s The Predator will also be debuting up in Canada, too.
On top of that, there are some high profile documentaries coming to the fest, including Michael Moore‘s Donald Trump-centric doc Fahrenheit 11/9, Rashida Jones‘ film about her music icon father Quincy Jones, and Werner Herzog‘s Meeting Gorbachev.
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Michael Moore has made quite the controversial career for himself as a liberal documentary filmmaker who focuses on the hot topics plaguing our society and making headlines. And since the man doing both of those things everyday is none other than President Donald Trump, it should come as no surprise that Moore has a new documentary focusing on the reality TV host turned leader of the free world.
Michael Moore’s new documentary is called Fahrenheit 11/9, taking a cue from the filmmaker’s previous George W. Bush skewering title Fahrenheit 9/11. In this case, the numbers in the title refer to the night that Donald Trump was elected President of the United States of America. But what specifically will the documentary focus on? Michael Moore discusses below. Read More »
Documentary filmmaker Michael Moore was all set to make a sequel to his hit documentary Fahrenheit 9/11, and then The Weinstein Company came crashing down. TWC’s Harvey and Bob Weinstein had originally committed $6 million to Moore’s film Fahrenheit 11/9, but in the wake of sexual assault allegations against Harvey Weinstein and his ouster from the company, Moore no longer wants his Fahrenheit 9/11 sequel associated with TWC. Now a legal battle is brewing.
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Michael Moore is returning to movie theaters with a new documentary film which will take on Donald Trump, as well as a new television series. Let’s dive into everything we know about Fahrenheit 11/9 and the new TNT series Michael Moore Live From the Apocalypse.
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