Michael Moore and even more explosive pics
By S. James Snyder, Special to Metromix
Some documentaries record the commonplace, but others rip the lid off life as we know it—daring us to look at reality in a whole new way.
Michael Moore has always been a filmmaker geared towards that second kind of doc. His latest, “Capitalism: A Love Story,” is a rousing, populist call to arms against a financial industry that’s been protected by the government even as the average Joe has suffered. Now in theaters in New York and Los Angeles—and opening wider Oct. 2—it’s going to stir plenty of anger among those on Main Street, who may only know part of the story behind the bailouts, bankruptcies and foreclosures that have come to define this Great Recession.
It’s a controversial expose, released at a most controversial time. And it spurred us to take a look back at 10 other incendiary docs.