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Finally watched The Death of Stalin
The Death of Stalin ^ | today | Me

Posted on 03/01/2018 9:43:35 AM PST by Krosan

I finally watched it today. It is not a hilarious comedy as the trailer suggests. It is a very very black comedy as everything in this movie really happened and the atmosphere it hints at without going too dark is very real.

Perhaps this is a good way to teach this part of the history so far often neglected. The kids and adults will see this movie and think it was over the top and then will seek more information only to learn that this is how insane that horror really was and the movie was basically the exact retelling.


TOPICS: Education; History; Humor; TV/Movies
KEYWORDS: education; history; humor; tv
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1 posted on 03/01/2018 9:43:35 AM PST by Krosan
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To: Krosan

No wonder the Kremlin banned it from futhet screenings...


2 posted on 03/01/2018 9:46:09 AM PST by GoldenState_Rose
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To: Krosan

Further*


3 posted on 03/01/2018 9:46:34 AM PST by GoldenState_Rose
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To: Krosan
"The kids and adults will see this movie and think it was over the top and then will seek more information..."

Good luck with that. Most are too lazy to research the historical facts.

4 posted on 03/01/2018 9:47:44 AM PST by mass55th (Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway...John Wayne)
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To: Krosan

I recommend “The Inner Circle”, or “Stalin” w/Robert Duvall.


5 posted on 03/01/2018 9:47:45 AM PST by dfwgator
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To: mass55th

I am cautiously optimistic here. I think the film-makers expected that an unaccompanied liberal will just dismiss it as over the top slander, but they will do it loudly and thus can be challenged.

They have been writing articles showing that one and other and in the end every outrageous episode of the film is what really happened and the film-makers were actually holding back in showing how horrible the reality was.


6 posted on 03/01/2018 9:57:10 AM PST by Krosan
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To: Krosan

Bkmrk.


7 posted on 03/01/2018 10:06:28 AM PST by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Screw The NFL!!!!!! My family fought for the flag!)
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To: Krosan
Sounds like an interesting movie which is going on my watchlist. I'd like to recommend Goodbye Lenin (2003) which has a lot of funny moments and actually is quite touching.
8 posted on 03/01/2018 10:10:49 AM PST by Menehune56 ("Let them hate so long as they fear" (Oderint Dum Metuant), Lucius Accius (170 BC - 86 BC))
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To: mass55th
Good luck with that. Most are too lazy to research the historical facts.

Completely agree.

9 posted on 03/01/2018 10:13:04 AM PST by Puppage (You may disagree with what I have to say, but I shall defend to your death my right to say)
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Did anyone recognize that Nellie Ohr, wife of DOJ official Bruce Ohr, plain jane spook Fuion GPS hire who collaborated with MI6 Christopher. Steele in writing the infamous “ dossier’ and otherwise plotting the takedown of the Presidency- is a historical “ revisionist’ with decided sympathies for STALIN? An academic who has spread her poison for 30 years?

https://spectator.org/nellie-ohr-woman-in-the-middle/

It says a LOT about anyone who is an apologist for Stalin Mao or other historical monsters


10 posted on 03/01/2018 10:14:12 AM PST by silverleaf (A man who kneels for the national anthem doesn't stand for much of anything)
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To: Krosan
The scariest thing about Stalin's death is that it was predicted by Archbishop Fulton Sheen on national TV about a week before it happened.

Venerable Fulton Sheen ~ “Stalin must one day meet his judgment!”
11 posted on 03/01/2018 10:27:33 AM PST by Antoninus ("In Washington, swamp drain you.")
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To: Krosan

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nQ0C_1ocQC0

Trailer.


12 posted on 03/01/2018 10:30:49 AM PST by Snickering Hound
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To: Krosan

I remember the day we got the news. We danced in the streets in the old country.


13 posted on 03/01/2018 10:33:37 AM PST by kkalman ("You can't get rich in politics unless you are a crook." Pres. Harry S Truman, D.)
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14 posted on 03/01/2018 10:49:30 AM PST by rednesss (fascism is the union,marriage,merger or fusion of corporate economic power with governmental power)
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To: Krosan

Is it in theaters, or online?


15 posted on 03/01/2018 11:00:45 AM PST by Defiant (I may be deplorable, but I'm not getting in that basket.)
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To: Krosan
I will check it out.

I always thought that Peter Ustinov would have made a good Stalin in a movie. Too bad he never played him. Chaim Topol would also have been good.

16 posted on 03/01/2018 11:04:57 AM PST by Sans-Culotte (Time to get the US out of the UN and the UN out of the US!)
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To: Defiant

It was in theaters at least 2 weeks ago, but I “purchased” it online by swashbuckler ways. Watching it on my computer was better for me as I often paused it to check the internet for history records.


17 posted on 03/01/2018 11:11:38 AM PST by Krosan
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To: Snickering Hound

“Look-a-likes. I think their contracts up.”


18 posted on 03/01/2018 11:30:19 AM PST by Calvin Locke
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To: Krosan

Where did you see it? Is it out online somewhere?


19 posted on 03/01/2018 11:38:36 AM PST by DesertRhino (Dog is man's best friend, and moslems hate dogs. Add that up. ....)
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It is online in places that might not be legal. I am posting from my phone now and this link is probably not good for open forum, but I’ll send it to you in a private message when I get to a computer later today.


20 posted on 03/01/2018 11:47:47 AM PST by Krosan
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