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Director Michael Moore, a documentary filmmaker, tweeted his disapproval of the Chris Kyle-biopic American Sniper, which was directed by Clint Eastwood. The movie tells Kyle’s life story as a Navy SEAL and the deadliest U.S. military sniper. The tweet came after several other tweets about films that, like American Sniper, are currently in theaters and nominated for an Oscar.

Moore’s dislike of snipers generated backlash, and he later followed up the controversial tweet with another:

 

 

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