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Following on the heels of his Palm d'Or winning Fahrenheit 9/11 and his Oscar winning film Bowling for Columbine, acclaimed filmmaker Michael Moore's new documentary sets out to investigate the American healthcare system. Sticking to his tried-and-true one-man approach, Moore sheds light on the complicated medical affairs of individuals and local communities.
My boyfriend and I ran across this on Tv. Though we caught it in the middle, it was enough to catch my interest and buy the film. Read morePublished 6 days ago by Nyx K
I didn't watch this film until 2015. The sad thing is that not much has changed. Health insurance, treatment, and medication are so very expensive that many people still delay or... Read morePublished 24 days ago by Little E
There's a moment in this film that brings just about everyone to tears: the patient-dumping scene in which an old, destitute woman is dumped on Skid Row. Read morePublished 27 days ago by Cheshire Plays Chess
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|Want Universal health care in America? Then Support Kucinich.||
The United States is the richest Third World Nation on the planet. How embarrassing that we rate so low in health care for our citizens. Kucinich absolutely has the right idea with HR 676...and Michael Moore endorses it! Time to make it happen!
Oct 14, 2007 by M. A. Butler | See all 20 posts
|What comes to YOUR mind when you think of Moore?||
"bum" or "jerk"...until I saw Sicko. I thought it would be another 'grasping at straws' rant...was I wrong. Well done, riveting, and evocative...managed to push all the buttons subtly. I couldn't turn away from it...burned lunch, put off swimming on a 90 degree day. Perhaps... Read More
Jul 18, 2008 by D. P. Jestic | See all 5 posts
|Insurance industry whistleblowers--l... blood money fuels record profits||
The health care industry in America is a joke. I should know, I was denied coverage more than once for necessary medical care. I got so mad at Blue Cross for denying me the 2nd time that I dropped them soon after I got their rejection letter & just started paying out of my own pocket. ... Read More
Apr 28, 2010 by Lone Wolf | See all 2 posts
|Michael Moore was on Oprah to discuss Healthcare||
A society cannot call itself civilized if it allows any of it's citizens to die because they cannot pay for medical treatment; even the hated communist regimes recognize that! It's all down to profit. It should be like the Fire department or Police, A SERVICE paid through taxes. That's how it... Read More
Aug 13, 2008 by Leonard T. Fisk | See all 3 posts
I would like to know this too. At first I thought it might be "Beam" by Hans Zimmer, but it isn't ("Beam" is on the movie soundtrack to The Thin Red Line, which I've just been listening to.) Hopefully someone will recognise it and let us know!
All the best,
Dec 6, 2007 by A. J. Cull | See all 7 posts
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