Documentary on reported Conservative bias of the Rupert Murdoch-owned Fox News Channel (FNC), which promotes itself as "Fair and Balanced". Material includes interviews with former FNC employees and the inter-office memos they provided.
Making a Killing: Guns, Greed, and The NRA tells the stories of how guns, and the billions made off of them, affect the lives of everyday Americans. It features personal stories from people... See full summary »
In the new film Suppressed: The Fight To Vote Robert Greenwald exposes rampant voter suppression that affected the outcome of the 2018 midterm election in Georgia and the threat it poses to our elections all across the nation in 2020.
This documentary takes the viewer on a deeply personal journey into the everyday lives of families struggling to fight Goliath. From a family business owner in the Midwest to a preacher in California, from workers in Florida to a poet in Mexico, dozens of film crews on three continents bring the intensely personal stories of an assault on families and American values.Written by
Brave New Films
The parodies of Wal-Mart ads that appear in the film, and were used as trailers, which appear to have been shot in Wal-Mart stores are actually greenscreen shots in which the performer has been composited. See more »
At the start of the section where a market trader in London, England is leading a campaign against a new ASDA store, the map has has both Wales and England labelled as 'England' - the 'Eng' is written over Wales. Wales and England (and Scotland) are part of Great Britain; Great Britain, Wales (and Scotland) are not part of England. See more »
There is a case to be made against Wal-Mart, but this cheaply made, by-the-numbers effort doesn't do it in a very interesting way. WAL-MART: THE HIGH COST OF LOW PRICE is not so much a documentary as it is unabsorbing propaganda. At least when Michael Moore presents something ridiculously slanted, he's entertaining about it.
Still, this (presumably) low-budget effort does have its moments, from the emotional closure of a family hardware store to the insight from former employees of the big "W". But it's hurt by its lack of rebuttal to the many good things say about Wal-Mart. If the anti-Wal-Mart arguments are so strong, why not bring in a dissenting voice and try to prove why he's wrong? Lefty director Robert Greenwald apparently saw no reason to bother because when you're right, you're right. By the way, this film is unlikely to change your opinion of the retail behemoth.
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