Bowling for Columbine

Bowling for Columbine

DVD - 2003
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The United States of America is notorious for its astronomical number of people killed by firearms for a developed nation without a civil war. With his signature sense of angry humor, activist filmmaker Michael Moore sets out to explore the roots of this bloodshed.
Publisher: [Santa Monica, Calif.] : MGM Home Entertainment, 2003, c2002
Edition: Special ed
ISBN: 9780792854845
0792854845
Branch Call Number: 363.33 AV DVD BOW
Characteristics: 2 videodiscs : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in

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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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