Tuesday, July 10, 2007
Sicko: getting a second opinion
While not quite hitting the level of controversy of Fahrenheit 9/11, Michael Moore's Sicko is predictably being attacked for ...the usual reasons. Moore is putting up a defense on his website, with a rebuttal to a CNN report on the film, documentation of some of the film's statistics and, of even greater interest, a leaked memo from a BlueCross executive acknowledging the film's persuasiveness. Best quote: "You would have to be dead to be unaffected by Moore's movie."
And for a (slightly) dissenting view on Moore, Stuart Klawans offers a review in Film Comment.
Posted by Robert at 10:07 AM