Fahrenheit 11/9

Movie review by Jeffrey Anderson, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 16+

Moore's subjective, serious docu is cautionary, urgent.

R 2018 130 minutes

Parents say

age 9+

Based on 6 reviews

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 3 reviews

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age 18+

Same-Old/Same-Old: EXTENDED Version

I have watched every single one of Moore's past cinematic efforts, & was generally pleased with what he'd accomplished in each of them --- but this latest entry was FAR too long, FAR too dis-jointed, and FAR too unfocused... I thought that, as I settled into my theatre seat, the flick was about Donald Trump, & how he essentially stole the presidency from America --- but that premise lasted for only about 20 - 30 minutes. What followed next was a whole series of criticisms & whistle-blowing against the Democratic party, how Bernie Sanders was robbed of political position in favour of Hillary, the corrupt & plotting governor of Michigan, the Flint water supply, and even ex-president Barrick Obama, himself. Finally, Moore returned --- in the last 20 minutes, or so --- to the "original" anti-Trump tome that he started-out with (oh, and did I tell you...? He pulled-off his atypical & favourite Michael Moore one-trip pony stunt of marching into the Michigan governor's office, visibly carrying a pair of handcuffs...why? "To make a citizen's arrest of the governor"). Quite frankly, this latest effort into cinematic history by Moore --- quite literally --- almost put me to sleep. Time to shift gears, Michael --- you're stuck in neutral.
age 10+

Wake up America and save democracy now!

Michael Moore has once again created a powerful, well researched documentary and this time his message is more important than ever. This is a full on plea to create the democracy we want to see in the world. Young people need to see this movie most of all. And the message is - vote, vote, vote.

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