News media[ edit ] Journalist John Stossel wrote an article in the Wall Street Journal that claimed Julie Pierce's husband, Tracy, featured in Sicko, would not have been saved by the bone marrow transplant denied by his insurer. Stossel also questioned whether this treatment would have been given in a universal health care system, citing rationing and long waiting lists in Canada and Britain. Loder points to a film, Dead Meat, by Stuart Browning and Blaine Greenberg, which documents long waiting lists for care in Canada.
Add your rating See all 6 kid reviews. Using mostly anecdotal evidence, the film shows how U.
The film takes aim at any number of legislative and executive figures who collude with the industry to maintain the status quo, while interviews with victims -- as well as former insurance company Movie sicko -- make the case that the system is broken and premised on fear, frustration, and greed.
The film also presents alternative systems -- Cuban, Canadian, British, and French -- that offer "free" care and, according to the movie, unfailingly friendly caregivers. Is it any good? Like Michael Moore 's previous documentaries, Sicko mounts a righteously angry, sentimental, blow-hardy, often-effective argument.
Apparently, the most effective strategy against the targeted companies is exposure. To prove that point, the film recounts the story of a man who was denied coverage for his daughter's treatment.
He wrote Cigna "without my permission," notes Mooreannouncing that Michael Moore was making a movie about health care.
Almost immediately, the company called to reverse the denial. If a movie that hadn't even been made yet had such effect, maybe now that it's out, Sicko will inspire other changes for the better.
Continue reading Show less Talk to your kids about Families can talk about Michael Moore's filmmaking style. He makes documentaries, but they're not always purely objective -- he sometimes presents information in a way that better makes his point.
How does that affect the way you view his films? Do you have to agree with his views to enjoy his movies? How does he make viewers feel included in his journey in this movie? Does that make the topic more accessible, in spite of the complicated issues?"Sicko Mode" is the ASTROWORLD gift that keeps on giving.
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Sicko is a American documentary film made by filmmaker Michael Moore. The film investigates health care in the United States, focusing on its health insurance and the pharmaceutical industry.
The movie compares the profiteering. Following on the heels of his award winning hit "Fahrenheit 9/11" and his Oscar winning film "Bowling for Columbine;" acclaimed filmmaker Michael Moore's new documentary sets out to investigate the American healthcare system/5().
Examples from the Web for sicko Contemporary Examples of sicko Health Care America showed up online in (the year Sicko was released) and disappeared quickly by early Sicko -Write an essay about the movie “Sicko” by Michael Moore.
Write on the ways it manages to communicate ideas and have an impact on its audience. -Support your claims with Four Quotes from chapter 4 of “Sings of Life in the USA, 7th Edition”.
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