I have, in the past, caught some flack for my public admittance of not only enjoying, but at times agreeing with the often crazy remarks made by comedian and television personality Bill Maher, but that isn’t going to stop me from keeping an eye on his upcoming film Religulous. The documentary, which is directed by Borat‘s Larry Charles, takes a look at the state of world religion, specifically focused on some of the extremism that sometimes leads to hate, wars and terrorism. Where I can agree is that extremism, in any form, isn’t such a good thing — and it appears that Maher’s doc sets out to prove that, among other things. Love him or hate him for his outspoken nature, there is no denying the Bill Maher is good at starting some shit…
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Watch the trailer in high definition over at Apple.com
Religulous is being released by Lionsgate. It will hit theaters on October 3, 2008.