In November of 1997, Michael Moore hosted a pilot for Fox entitled, "The Michael Moore Show" which was a cross between "The Late Show With David Letterman" and "Tv Nation". Moore's first and only guest was filmmaker Kevin Smith.
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I thought it was a powerful piece of filmmaking. I'm a practicing Catholic, and you know I think Mel and I may be from different wings of the Catholic Church. My film might have been called 'The Compassion of the Christ.'" - On The Passion of the Christ
Early in Fahrenheit 9/11
(2004) a celebrity-filled rally for Al Gore
is shown and Moore (in his narration) refers to Ben Affleck
, "Little Stevie" Wonder, and "the guy from Taxi Driver
(1976)," that "guy" being Robert De Niro
. This was perhaps a bit of joke because Taxi Driver
(1976) is Moore's favorite film and De Niro is one of the actors Moore respects the most.
Narrates all of his documentaries in the first person
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