Join today and start reading your favorite books for Free!
Rate this book!
Write a review?
an essay series devoted to evaluating each of Michael Moore's documentaries, and in so doing, critiquing the character and main driving arguments of Michael Moore. Bits of it feel like unkind psychoanalysis.
This exemplary collection includes original essays on all of Moore's documentary films and an introduction exploring Moore's significance in the history of the documentary. Essay collections tend to be uneven, but the impressive contributors Benson (rhetoric, Penn State) and Snee (communication and media, Manhattanville College) assembled write both knowledgeably and clearly. Especially valuable is the treatment of Moore's reputation in the media, from the early, enthusiastic reception of Roger