Skip to comments.Movie mogul says new Streep film to make NRA ‘wish they weren’t alive’
Posted on 01/16/2014 4:24:15 AM PST by ImJustAnotherOkie
Movie producer Harvey Weinstein announced for the first time on Howard Sterns radio show that he is making a full feature drama to try to destroy the National Rifle Association.
Mr. Stern asked Mr. Weinstein on Wednesday whether he owned a gun. The Hollywood heavyweight replied that he did not and never would. I dont think we need guns in this country. And I hate it, the producer said. I think the NRA is a disaster area.
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I think Hollywood is a disaster area..
I predict this movie will get good reviews but flop at the box office.
This will crash and burn no matter how much money and “star power” they throw at it.
Yep! Here is the gun control zealots credo cited in the article: The movie mogul said his vision was to scare people away from firearms.
Scare the women and timed men and that’s all you have to do....AND IT’S WORKING!
I’ve felt that way already whenever I watch a Streep film.
My ‘actress’ is going to beat you up! I’m gonna make the NRA cry!
This guy actually makes movies? Streep? What a frigging hag.
I haven’t paid to see a Streep film since “Sophie’s Choice,” and I have no plans to alter that trend, especially after her trashing of Walt Disney. These freaks aren’t happy unless they are tearing down anything that made America great.
I think Mr. Weinstein is overcompensating, if you get my drift...
Harvey Weinstein is a “movie mogul?” Have we devalued the term “mogul?”
Liberals spending millions on a movie no one will see. Fine with me. Less money for them to donate to Democrats.
She’s the epitome of a haggish, bitter ex-wife.
Weinstein you fat tub of LARD!!!
Guess HollyWierd should take all of the guns out of their movies first.
Pray America is Waking
What do Weinstein and Streep’s armed bodyguards think about this?
Ever notice how the high-profile gun-grabbers are always themselves by people with guns?
Next Question: WHO is financing this? That info would tell you everything you need to know.
This says more about Howard Stern than Weinstein.
Is Meryl Streep the best they got. Yawn. Who wouldn’t have seen this one coming.
This will be like most of George Looney and Matt Damion’s politically oriented tripe the past decade. Libtard critics will swoon, awards will be handed out, people will stay home in droves.
I don’t know if he still has it, but Stern has/had a permit to carry a gun.
Memo to criminals: Harvey Weinstien has no guns.
They hate guns because they can kill but they make violent movies.
Remember that rash of movies in 2005-2009 designed to create anti-war hysteria and defame our military?
Weinstein might consider the level of success those movies achieved before launching into this project. And he’d also be wise to think twice before disparaging the NRA. Those folks don’t play when it comes to protecting their brand.
Look, I don’t muck care for Harvey Weinstein or the Hollyweird crowd.
I’m pro second amendment and pro NRA (the country’s FIRST non profit organization).
With that said, Harvey Weinstein has produced a lot of crap films, but some terrific films, too.
And the key here is ‘produced’ he doesn’t write and direct ‘em. He’s a money man
The Artist - 2011.
10 Academy award nominations - five wins including Best Film -— not too shabby for a non widescreen, black and white silent film. If you have not seen it, you are truly missing a special film - great American values on display. Of course, it’s technically a French film and Hollyweirdos don’t seem to have it in them anymore.
The Kings Speech - 2010.
12 Academy award nominations - four wins including Best Film. It’s an English film and it’s wonderful. Churchill takes a pot shot (verbally) at Neville Chamberlin and England has a War winning King.
Yes well past time.
Let him waste his money. It will bring many new NRA members. . . . PERIOD, AS DEAR LEADER SAYS. . . .
Another gun salesman of the year...
If this movie gets made, millions will be spent making it, advertising it and so forth. Then liberals will see it, liberal critics will call it the greatest movie ever made, Streep will win one of twenty Oscars the film will gain.
The only problem, it’ll flop at the box office because the public that goes to work and earns a buck, the same public that can’t afford Streep’s and Weinstien’s armed bodyguards, won’t waste their money.
Our country is divided like it hasn’t been since the mid nineteenth century. I predict it will only worsen as time goes on.
“Guess Hollyweird should take all of the guns out of their movies first”.
Exactly! A lot of the movies have guns, explosions, BOOMS! They are usually the blockbusters, too. If Hollywood wants to make chick films only... go ahead. But.. they are total hypocrites on the matter.
And yet said he’s going to make a movie about the Warsaw ghetto. Perhaps the single best pro-gun argument there is! What am I missing?????
If someone produced and released a movie that portrayed Harvey Weinstein as a child abusing pedophile, just to ruin him, would he agree they had a right to do it?
Your premise is wrong, Hollywood celebrates pedophiles. Case in point, Roman Polanski. Some would argue, Woody Allen, but unlike Polanski, the only evidence against Allen is an allegation—at least to my knowledge, so I’d have to give Mr. Allen a pass on liberal hero status.
Okay, gun owners. He’s thrown down the gauntlet. It’s time to destroy Mr. Weinstein and Ms. Streep.
And I think the Holly weird is a disaster area. I haven't been to a movie since the original JAWS.
I have seen it and read countless articles of how liberal movies bomb at the box office. While Christian themed or patriotic movies enjoy big numbers. When will these people learn?
Fine.... let them waste millions on these stupid productions. I hope they go bankrupt.
It’s no wonder Hollywood is failing. They all want to push their agenda instead of entertaining. I can’t remember when I saw an original idea put to film. Let them crash and burn.
Well, to be honest... anyone who is a member of NRA will not watch this liberal garbage. And they will not be ‘scared’ if they do.
On the other hand... the femminized fag men that are interested in this garbage scare pretty easily.
Hollyweird is a monopoly of leftist nitwits, who control what happens in the entertainment choices, of the otherwise freest nation of earth.
America needs a conservative alternate to Hollyweird.
When our own entertainment establishment gets this hands-on about an anti-American agenda, it is a sign we have been sleeping far too long.
Enough Hollyweird propaganda.
Where are conservatives?
Why have we allowed liberals to set the agenda in America?
What are we doing?
A boycott by me won’t do any good. I haven’t been to a movie in 30 years. Might break that streak though, might go see “Lone Survivor”.
Meanwhile, “Lone Survivor” is packing in the audiences.
Meryl Streep is still alive? She is still making movies?
That was my thought...spanky may not own a gun but i bet he surrounds himself with people that do.
I’ll be worried if the “lyin’ king” says “If you like your NRA, you can keep your NRA. Period.”. That’s when it’s time to worry cause you know what’s coming next.
I’m seven months older than Meryl Streep. Just saw an up to date photo of that Jersey face with the Popeye jaw and I suddenly feel so old.......
When I told my fairly liberal father-in-law once that Mexico was a blueprint for what America would look like if the average citizen were not “allowed” to keep and bear arms, he actually admitted that was true.
. Pulp Fiction (1994)
Jackie Brown (1997)
Kill Bill Vol. 1 & 2 (2003/2004)
Sin City (2005)
Inglourious Basterds (2009)
Django Unchained (2012)
Is he really think he has the moral authority to lecture us on gun violence?
If I recall correctly, some amazingly high percentage (90%?) of all of the legally-registered, privately-held, fully-automatic firearms in the US are held by...
You got it! Hollywood studios and their related companies.
Weinstein has also cultivated a reputation for ruthlessness and fits of anger. According to Biskind, Weinstein once put a New York Observer reporter in a headlock while throwing him out of a party. On another occasion, Weinstein excoriated director Julie Taymor and her husband during a disagreement over a test screening of her movie Frida.
an October 13, 2008 Newsweek story criticized Weinstein, who was accused of “hassling Sydney Pollack on his deathbed” about the release of the film The Reader
journalist Nikki Finke published an August 22 email by Scott Rudin asserting that Weinstein “harassed” Anthony Minghella’s widow and a bedridden Pollack until Pollack’s family asked him to stop
New York Post film critic Kyle Smith has accused Harvey Weinstein of making numerous anti-Catholic films, including Priest (1994), The Butcher Boy (1997), The Magdalene Sisters (2002), and Philomena (2013).
In February 2009, former Sam & Dave singer Sam Moore filed suit against Harvey and Bob Weinstein over the alleged use of Sam & Dave’s career as a model for Soul Men, a Weinstein Co. comedy starring Bernie Mac and Samuel L. Jackson.
In February 2011, filmmaker Michael Moore took legal action against the Weinstein brothers, claiming he was owed millions in profits for his 2004 documentary Fahrenheit 9/11. By February 2012, Moore settled with the Weinstein brothers, and the lawsuit was dropped. Terms of the settlement were not disclosed.
In the early 1980s Miramax acquired the rights to two British films of benefit shows filmed for human rights organization *Amnesty International. Working closely with Martin Lewis, the producer of the original films, the Weinstein brothers edited the two films into one movie tailored for the American market. The resulting film was released as The Secret Policeman’s Other Ball in May 1982 and it became Miramax’s first hit. The movie raised considerable sums for Amnesty International and was credited by Amnesty with having helped to raise its profile in the US.
*Amnesty Internationals anti-Israel campaign has now extended to support for a confessed spy for Hezbollah.
On January 30, 2011, Ameer Makhoul, the head of Israeli-Arab NGO Ittijah, was sentenced to nine years imprisonment for spying for Hezbollah, including during the Second Lebanon War in 2006. Makhoul was originally charged with assisting an enemy