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The 33. MPAA Deemed Michael Moore's 'Where To Invade Next' Too Dangerous For American Teens To See On Their Own. Michael Moore’s anticipated “Where To Invade Next” is opening nationally in movie theaters this weekend, but the filmmaker himself has been sick with pneumonia and unable to promote the film “live”. Instead, he’s been composing a message to American High School Students on his website, encouraging them not only to see his film, but also providing pointers of how to sneak in. Why? Because the film is rated “R”, and Moore feels the reason for the rating is because the MPAA has deemed his film too dangerous for teenagers to see on their own. And why would that be, if there’s no profanities, splatter, nudity or anything else that could be perceived offensive to justify the “R” rating? According to Moore: “Some people would prefer you not know how teenagers in the rest of the world are treated.

This is why Moore feels it’s important for the students to see the film, in order to understand what they are missing out on. Official trailer of Michael Moore’s “Where To Invade Next” on Youtube. The Witch - Official Movie Site. Suffragette Movie | Official Website | Trailers and Release Dates | Focus Features. Trapped. 02.26.16 - “I’m hoping that what we’re seeing right now is the darkest night which will bring the brightest tomorrow,” says clinic owner Gloria Grey with tears in her eyes in the documentary Trapped, a film about the impact of abortion restrictions that will premier next week in select cities across the country.

Grey operates the West Alabama Women’s Center, one of only three clinics in Alabama—all of which are threatened by pending state laws designed specifically to shutter abortion providers. Her clinic was recently forced to close temporarily, stranding hundreds of women without access to safe, legal abortion care in their communities. Trapped takes a timely, intimate look at the ravaged landscape of abortion care in the U.S. south, particularly in Alabama, Mississippi, and Texas—due to the avalanche of anti-choice restrictions passed in the last six years—by going inside several of the most affected clinics and talking to doctors, administrators, and patients. The Witch. Ripper Street definitely ending after Season 5. Probably. Auschwitz as an industrial workplace: Devastating Holocaust drama “Son of Saul” finds a new story in the Nazi death camp.

You may suspect there are no more untold stories about the Holocaust, the central signifying event of the 20th century, or at any rate no new ways of telling them. I suspected that myself, but “Son of Saul,” the riveting debut feature from Hungarian director László Nemes, proves otherwise. Gripping from its first frame to its last, and ending with a shot of unforgettable and heartbreaking simplicity – just a stand of trees in a Polish wood, through which we have seen a small boy running away, stirring in a gentle breeze – “Son of Saul” is a work of superlative filmmaking craft and moral intensity.

Most of the film is shot in medium close-up or extreme close-up, so there are often background or foreground events occurring out of focus that we can only partly apprehend. (Sometimes we may not want to.) Saul is a Sonderkommando, a Jewish inmate compelled to work as slave labor in a death camp. I would say that Nemes never cheats for one second in “Son of Saul.” Movie Review: 'Unity' May Open Your Mind To A New Way Of Understanding Humanity. The recently-released documentary “Unity” questions the human relationship to life, suffering, and our connectedness to every living thing in a powerful look at the world today.

If you’re looking for light-hearted fun, you’ve come to the wrong place. If you’re ready to question your entire way of thinking, however, this is the documentary for you. The official website of the documentary offers the following summary of the film’s message: “UNITY is a new film from the writer and director of EARTHLINGS, and features an unprecedented cast of 100 celebrity narrators. It is a documentary about why we can’t seem to get along with each other, even after thousands and thousands of years.” Put that way, it seems a huge undertaking, doesn’t it? Believe it or not, the film’s creators do a laudable job of breaking it down to a relatable message, encapsulated in just one hour and thirty-nine minutes. The documentary begins with a disturbing image of a cow being electrocuted and led to slaughter. Margin Call. Murder By Numbers. Murdoch Mysteries. My Week With Marilyn. Of Gods and Men. NightJohn. Nine.

Obvious Child. Over 50 and Out of Work. Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief. Pope Joan. P S I Love You. Push. Repo Men. Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes. RoboCop: Meltdown. Rush to War (2004) Secretariat. Sherlock Holmes. Sick Around America. The Rise of ISISOctober 28th The Rise of ISIS FRONTLINE reports from Iraq on the miscalculations and mistakes behind the brutal rise of ISIS. Losing Iraq FRONTLINE examines the unfolding chaos in Iraq and how the U.S. is being pulled back into the conflict.

Solitary NationEncore PresentationNovember 4th Solitary Nation With unprecedented access, FRONTLINE shows you what it's really like for prisoners who are serving time in solitary confinement. Being Mortal FRONTLINE follows renowned writer and surgeon Atul Gawande as he explores the relationships doctors have with patients who are nearing the end of life. Slavery By Another Name. Solitary Man. Sound Of My Voice. Spartacus. Spartacus. Spider-Man (2002) Take Shelter. TerrorStorm: A History of Government-Sponsored Terrorism (Video 2006) The Andromeda Strain. The Atheism Tapes. The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel. The Cove. The Dawn Of Planet Of The Apes.

The End Of Poverty. The Eye Of The Storm. The Four Horsemen. The Future of Food. The Help. The Invisible War (2012) The Last Airbender (2010) The Lovely Bones. The Moth Diaries. The Shock Doctrine (2009) The Story Of Stuff Project. The Three Musketeers. The Tree of Life (2011) The Whistleblower. The World According to Monsanto.

There's nothing they are leaving untouched: the mustard, the okra, the bringe oil, the rice, the cauliflower. Once they have established the norm: that seed can be owned as their property, royalties can be collected. We will depend on them for every seed we grow of every crop we grow. If they control seed, they control food, they know it – it's strategic. It's more powerful than bombs. It's more powerful than guns. This is the best way to control the populations of the world. Thanks to these intimate links between Monsanto and government agencies, the US adopted GE foods and crops without proper testing, without consumer labeling and in spite of serious questions hanging over their safety. Monsanto’s long arm stretched so far that, in the early nineties, the US Food and Drugs Agency even ignored warnings of their own scientists, who were cautioning that GE crops could cause negative health effects.

Thrive. To the Arctic 3D. Toxic Hot Seat. UNKNOWN. Unveiled. Upstairs, Downstairs. Vicious. Vicious: Episode 6 premiered Sunday, August 3, 2014 About the Program Vicious tells the story of partners Freddie (Ian McKellen) and Stuart (Derek Jacobi), who have lived together in a small central London flat for nearly 50 years. Constantly picking each other apart and holding on to petty slights for decades, Freddie and Stuart are always at each other’s throats, cracking snide remarks aimed at the other’s age, appearance and flaws.

However, underneath their vicious, co-dependent fighting, they have a deep love for one another. Freddie and Stuart are often joined by feisty best friend Violet (Frances de la Tour, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows) and Ash (Iwan Rheon, “Game of Thrones”), their young, upstairs neighbor. About Episode 1 Freddie and Stuart host a wake to mark the passing on of a dear friend. About Episode 2 Freddie and Stuart go shopping for a new coat for Freddie for his fan club event. About Episode 3 About Episode 4 About Episode 5 About Episode 6 Related Links. Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps. World's Most Dangerous Drug. Zeitgeist (2007) Zeitgeist Addendum. Zeitgeist (Moving Forward)