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Top 100 Most Anticipated Films of 2009: #99. Untitled Michael Moore Project

You can disagree with his viewpoint, his editing practices and how he positions his docs as first person accounts, but Moore’s commentary on American politics almost always, — provides for good debate and laughs.

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#99. Untitled Michael Moore Project

Director/Writer/Producer: Michael Moore 
Producers: Newbie producer Matthew Brown (Freakonomics) and longtime Moore-producer Kathleen Glynn (Fahrenheit 9/11)
Distributor: Overture Films

The Gist: This is a look at the global financial crisis and the U.S. economy during the transition between the incoming Obama Administration and the outgoing Bush Administration.

Fact: This was originally conceived as a follow-up to Fahrenheit 9/11. 

Why is it on the list?: You can disagree with his viewpoint, his editing practices and how he positions his docs as first person accounts, but Moore’s commentary on American politics almost always, — provides for good debate and laughs.

Release Date/Status?: Currently being filmed and edited, Moore should have this ready for a Cannes release. Expect the doc to circulate into theaters rather quickly – as the “facts” might be outdated. 

 
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Eric Lavallée is the founder, CEO, editor-in-chief, film journalist, and critic at IONCINEMA.com, established in 2000. A regular at Sundance, Cannes, and Venice, Eric holds a BFA in film studies from the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema. In 2013, he served on the narrative competition jury at the SXSW Film Festival. He was an associate producer on Mark Jackson’s "This Teacher" (2018 LA Film Festival, 2018 BFI London). In 2022, he was a New Flesh Juror for Best First Feature at the Fantasia International Film Festival. Current top films for 2023 include The Zone of Interest (Glazer), Inside the Yellow Cocoon Shell (Pham Thien An), Totem (Lila Avilés), La Chimera (Alice Rohrwacher), All Dirt Roads Taste of Salt (Raven Jackson).

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