Directed the video for the R.E.M. single "All the Way To Reno (You're Gonna Be A Star)"
5 Print Biographies |
4 Portrayals |
14 Interviews |
86 Articles |
1 Pictorial |
11 Magazine Cover Photos |
6' (1.83 m)
(Wall), Helen Veronica
| Moore, Francis Richard
Did You Know?
The first rule of documentaries is: Don't make a documentary - make a movie! You've chose this art form - the cinema, this incredible, wonderful art form - to tell your story. You didn't have to do that. If you want to make a political speech, you can join a party - you can hold a rally. If you want to give a sermon, you can go to the seminary, you can be a preacher. If you want to give a lecture...
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.
Famous for his provocative populist documentaries that are unapologetic attacks on social wrongs, including those he considers callous business corporations and opportunistic right wing politicians.
The Big Man