Roger and ME Essay

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Roger and ME




“Roger and Me”


The film was one that utilized and demonstrated many techniques found in the genre of
documentary. Michael Moore took every aspect of making a film and flawlessly executed it.
The resulting product was one that was to the point and interesting.

The first thing that I realized was Moore’s ability to use B role and integrate it
seamlessly into the film. One example would be when he was moving home from San Diego.
The story cut to a scene in a movie that was of a man coming home from the army. I
remember thinking that even though this film had nothing to do with the story at hand, it
was very clear as to what happened. He saved a few mins of film and got straight to the
point. Various other film clips were used to tell the story. This brings me to the second
point, which is Moore’s ability to hold the audiences attention.

You have a film about the town of Flint, Michigan and the trouble it went through during
the GM plant closings. Right now I can think of a few thousand ways a filmmaker could
have taken this story, added his point of view, and bored me out of my mind. That
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