Nate and Ryan watch Roger & Me (1989), Michael Moore’s groundbreaking documentary about the rapid decline of Flint, MI after the shuttering of several GM plants. 30 years later, the plight of Flint and the struggles of the United Auto Workers continue to be in the news. Listen in as Nate and Ryan discuss the relevance and reliability of Michael Moore, a man who, depending on your point of view, is always one necessary step ahead of the zeitgeist, or is an irritating, irresponsible blowhard.
What are your thoughts on Michael Moore? Does Roger & Me deserve to be listed among the best documentaries of all time? Has Michael Moore ruined or saved (it can only be one or the other!) documentary film? Let us know!