Bowling for Columbine

Bowling for Columbine

Bowling à Columbine

DVD - 2003
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Acclaimed filmmaker Michael Moore takes aim at America's love affair with guns and violence. Mixes riveting footage, hilarious animation and candid interviews with everyone from the NRA's Charlton Heston to shock-rocker Marilyn Manson.
Publisher: Montreal : Alliance Atlantis, [2003]
Branch Call Number: DVD 363.330973 Bow 3558
Characteristics: 2 videodiscs (ca. 119 min.) :,sd., col. ;,12 cm., in container
Alternative Title: Bowling à Columbine [DVD]

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elizabeth88_1
Jun 22, 2017

Good movie, but he shouldn't have made the Oscar acceptance speech that he made! Also, he shouldn't have pestered Charlton Heston like that! I don't agree with the "cold dead fingers" thing either, but the man deserved some privacy!

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dfsmithaz
Mar 23, 2017

Don't bother wasting your time...
Very inaccurate, unreferenced. Those here who think: "guns easily available" need rewatch the free gun for new account part--it is Not instant or that easy Nor can "just anyone" qualify. Federal/State/Local laws still apply. He/She should Try It. Go to a dealer--see? Private sales are banned in most states, even Arizona has some catches, and almost banned them, too.
The ending where he tries to "blame" gun violence n the NRA and its peaceful president, Chuck Heston, is ludicrous, unfounded, indolent, and illogical.
Moore is counter-productive here, he does not link the Columbine bullying tragedy with any common sense. There are 20,000 gun laws out there; 20,001 will not stop the determined.
Murder has been illegal 5,000 years. So, do more laws against it stop anyone?
MM needs be held more responsible and show statistics--he can't of course, they would only prove him wrong. He should be banned from producing what is supposed to be: "non-fiction" when it is only disjointed, non-sequiturs of opinion with a nebulous conclusion.
Even if I were a : "gun-hater", common sense would tell me the same about this piece which only served to damage the leftist liberals' anti-gun platform with idiocy. Makes as much sense as Obama denying radicalized Muslims behind San Berdoo violence and crying about : "preponderance of weapons", when he Needed cry about the Victims. See how O and his ex-Black Panther senators, who were imprisoned For gun misconduct, ruined Illinois and made self defense a Crime; and how he attempted to ruin the entire country.

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Miserswife
Nov 11, 2010

Michael Moore's movie is fraught with inaccuracy, ouright lies, & arguments void of logic.

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meaganpeters4
Jun 07, 2010

Very compelling and eye opening! Definitely makes you think!

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jabey
Jun 12, 2008

Interesting film. Worth a watch if you haven't seen it.

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icerider
Jun 08, 2008

You get an interesting look into violence in America, and how guns are so easily accessible.

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DebAK Jan 28, 2014

There are nearly 300 million Americans--200 million of them of voting age. We only lost by three and a half million! (Day after the 2004 election) @ Mike's Letter on 11/05/04 @ Michaelmoore.com

DebAK Jan 28, 2014

Two weeks ago, at the Washington premiere, Moore sat a few rows behind Daschle. Afterward, says Moore, "he gave me a hug and said he felt bad and that we were all gonna fight from now on. I thanked him for being a good sport." (Time Magazine, 7/04) - DASCHLE DENIES HUGGING MOORE (Headline, Rapid City Journal, 7/04)

DebAK Jan 28, 2014

My pollster friend told me that he believes if Kerry wins, "Fahrenheit 9/11" will be one of the top three reasons for his election. (A few days before the 2004 election) @ Mike's Letter on 9/6/04 @ Michaelmoore.com

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brontiulover
Sep 30, 2009

Coarse Language: fuck cunt kill

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brontiulover
Sep 30, 2009

Violence: blood

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jabey
Jun 12, 2008

jabey thinks this title is suitable for 13 years and over

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