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Slacker Uprising 2007
Description: Michael Moore visits colleges in swing states during the 2004 election with a target to encourage 18–29 year old to vote.
Released: 23 Sep 2008 Director: Michael Moore Writers: Michael Moore Actors: Michael Moore, Eddie Vedder, Robert Ellis Orrall, Steve Earle Genres: Documentary
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Firstly, this is a movie that is really about more than just raising awareness of the need to vote.It comes across as a movie about the right to protest, the right to object, the right to meet, and the right to live in a democracy.Whatever your political persuasion a nice society needs its Michael Moore's, he's a voice of conscience, a voice that tells what needs to be told when no-one else will do. He is doing what MLK and Bob Dylan did in the 1960s, what Democrates did in the Agora in Ancient Greece... Michael Moore is the voice of the underdog for a fresh generation - who genuinely cares that the excluded, the poor, the workers, and the unemployed are Americans too.Even if you hate MM, and really disagree with everything he's ever made, you could still accept that his movies are a voice that is allowed to be heard.The documentary itself is without a doubt nice propaganda for the Democratic vote, but it also cute nice entertainment - it is very funny, and very, very poignant in places.......And the students love him.Pretty stirring in places, with some nice live melody thrown in, MM is an perfect orator - let's just hope he never becomes a politician - even though he's got the chops for it - because he is the living proof that to hope is to be an American. And that one person can by getting off his or her slacker behind remind us what is means to care for We, the Folks rather than just Me...Definitely worth the gratis download...


I'm glad this was gratis to download or made about as cheap as a movie from a major filmmaker (and tell what you will, like him or hate him, it's your right either way, he is a major filmmaker actually in America), because it is a lessor effort. Since I am a Michael Moore fanatic and admire his "big" films greatly (Roger & Me, Sicko, Fahrenheit 9/11 and Bowling for Columbine) it was simple for me to decide to wish to watch this. But this does also fall, even for fans, into that genre akin to The Large One, which was, as this is, a travelogue of Moore going around on a tour to promote something with him as the focus really instead of something else like guns or GM in Flynt. The only tiny difference is that Moore is on the street to promote voting- for Kerry in 04 of course- and tries his greatest to rally up support, even in Utah where a businessman pays 25 grand to *not* have him speak at a school- which is, any method you look at it, commendable.Now, it goes without telling that folks hate Michael Moore. And when I mean hate I mean that he has to have at least one bodyguard, or more depending on the city, in the hopefully unlikely happening that he should be attacked or shot or whatever. He is such a powerful goal for the right and even moderates and a handful of liberals that he still remains a potent poster kid for spreading lies and propaganda. This can be argued this method and that, but Moore makes a mission more than once during his time traveling around and giving the occasional press symposium that he is just one guy making films, and the media has/had a responsibility during the lead up to the Iraq war. He is a target, but not one to stand down. It's difficult to at least not respect that. And as for the another side, he gives them some screen time in Slacker Uprising: at least 15 mins of the movie shows how many republicans (obviously the majority but with some vocal power) and bible-thumpers came to protest outside and inside during Moore's speeches. He gives them their just do to speak. And also makes sure to offer them military enrollment forms as they are Bush supporters. He may be many things, but Moore's got balls.So watching some of these ups and downs throughout the 62 town tour, of both the highs of speaking to tens of thousands of folks in venues that are swing states, and some of the controversy stirred due to Moore's polarizing nature, are interesting. The only trouble really comes with the fact that, stylistically, Moore goes easy for this one. The musical choices, the current score, is repetitive and doesn't do much to add to the picture, which is a shame since Moore is usually constructive and inspired with his choice in music, and only some moments of his brand of "gotcha" humor creeps in. The current musical performances from guests Eddie Vedder and Tom Morello and Steve Earle are wonderful though, with Roseane Barr and the another musician in Tennessee just OK (Viggo Mortensen is a great surprise).It's not any triumph of film-making, wont victory any awards, and it certainly shouldn't be paid much for. It's the right choice to offer it up online for gratis or as cheap as possible on DVD, since those who wish it can receive it and those who definitely don't can pass on by... unless their curiosity is peaked somehow. It's nice for one watch, even for those who wish it right away, and then to transport on along as it's actually four plus years gone anyway. For what it's worth, on its own primary and unpretentious terms, it's not too terrible at all.


I'm a rather serious fanatic of Moore's work and lean heavily liberal in my politics. And even so, this movie got tedious and felt very self-serving on Moore's part. There are nice parts, no doubt, but did we really need to see him signing autographs and hugging girls with "Hug me Michael" signs? What on world is that besides self-aggrandizement? I can't imagine what he was thinking another than "I need some more filler here."Michael: We've seen you do better. Much better. And your timing here is very suspect--you are releasing this in the final days of the 2008 election season because you think folks will, in their fervor, watch your movie for some input about the election. Yet you have little-to-nothing to offer. You're looking four years in the past here while Obama is looking forward. Sure, your message "the young could vote" is currently applicable, but I think Mr. Obama has already done an nice job of getting that out.Overall, this is somewhat interesting for us die-hards, but I can't see it being all that captivating for the masses.



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