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Anybody seen? Any good?
well perhaps I WILL.
I'm not a massive fan of his style, but its always entertaining.
biased, but in a good way
basically like the others.
don't think i've seen ANYthing else of his.
Just think it's an interesting subject matter.
At least, not in the cinema anyway. I really want to see this. It must be quite amusing seeing him gloss over all of our many NHS failings, and yet still manage to make a UK audience realise just how lucky we are
and there's something really 'pleased with himself' about it all.
would be one of the exact things to make a UK audience think it was lucky (not that it isn't)?
Can't decide if I want to see this; Moore's hyperbole often works against the otherwise fair points he sometimes makes in my opinion
even with the NHS' problems, it IS still one million billion times better than america in every way.
however the main thing the film does is make me want to live in france. well not that much actually...
that the NHS is better
to public healthcare provision........
UK: Launches giant, pioneering healthcare organisation at a point when we lacked the economic base to properly sustain it in the longterm.
US: Has the economic base to have an NHS equivalent, but, doesn't bother,
France: Develops the economic base to provide full healthcare provision before launching it and then sustains it through taxation.
All in all, France FTW.
By ignoring the MRSA stuff, the waiting lists etc that EVERYBODY over here is aware of, he runs the risk of his UK argument losing credibility
Makes you wonder, with the possible push for a privatised health system over here, just exactly whose interest it is in for these NHS stories to constantly be leaked...
the film is when he takes ill emergency services people from the 9/11 cleanup operation who can't afford healthcare to.... Cuba, and gets them all the medicine and operations they need for free.
had no knowledge of that publicity stunt AT ALL!!!
Because he sets up these elaborate emotive stunts?
Anybody see that one from one of his early series' where he takes the smokers to the tobacco headquarters and makes them sing a christmas carol... through voiceboxes? It's actually really quite upsetting
thats the point
who produces ridiculously biased films that, just because they portray a left wing argument, are 'ok'. Whenever the yanks do things the other way it gets jumped on (see numerous flicks about how they've saved the world during wartime).
I saw that film about a zebra who enters the Kentucky Derby the other day. Worst.film.ever.
Looks pretty amazing to me
Apart from Snoop's couple of lines, they're quite amusing.
'Malcom' from the 'Middle' do the voice of that beast?
It has whoopie 'cushion' goldberg and Dustin Hoffman in also.
is like complaining about a Guardian editorial for being too left wing or a Telegraph one for being right wing
you know what you're going to get, id est politics from a certain view point, but that doesn't mean the film has no artistic merit and it doesn't mean the politics are useless. it just means he is portraying a certain side of the political situation. and certainly, though we're blessed with a decent NHS, we probably forget that many people in America don't have proper healthcare provision. he is drawing attention to the marginalised and forgotten and trying to do something for the greater good and surely that should be encouraged, however crass his methods.
at the fact that most people believe implicitly in what a big screen tells them, so wonder around with biased, even false knowledge, floating around in their heads
It's the fact that all his stuff is billed as fact rather than opinion or conjecture. I guess he has to sensationalise it or it wouldn't sell etc. but knowing how many folk come away from his films thinking they've just seen an elightening documentary which needs no examination worries me. Also, his big fat face/body is included far too much. Smug git.
What if Kate Nash was in it?