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Movie Theaters Hosting Screenings of 1984 to Protest Trump
Breitbart ^ | February 21, 2017 | Ben Kew

Posted on 02/21/2017 10:33:48 AM PST by C19fan

Dozens of cinemas across the United States are planning to screen the film adaption of George Orwell’s 1984 in protest of reports that President Donald Trump is allegedly considering cuts to arts funding.

(Excerpt) Read more at breitbart.com ...


TOPICS: Arts/Photography; TV/Movies
KEYWORDS: 1984; georgeorwell; left; nineteeneightyfour; orwell
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Not sure whether to laugh or cry.
1 posted on 02/21/2017 10:33:48 AM PST by C19fan
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To: C19fan

In the book, the media created Big Brother.


2 posted on 02/21/2017 10:35:02 AM PST by AppyPappy (Don't mistake your dorm political discussions with the desires of the nation)
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Movie Theaters Hosting Screenings of ‘1984’ to Protest Trump

Sure. That makes sense. Hundreds of millions of Trump voters will suddenly make the connection, and realize their error.

3 posted on 02/21/2017 10:35:24 AM PST by Steely Tom (Liberals think in propaganda)
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Uh, snowflakes, the world of 1984 was a Socialist state.


4 posted on 02/21/2017 10:36:31 AM PST by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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in protest of reports that President Donald Trump is allegedly considering cuts to arts funding.

Let's put aside the obvious reaction to this -- that state sponsorship of "the arts" is one of the most Orwellian / totalitarian things imaginable. The interesting question to me is how does a Leftist honestly believe that cutting off funding to the NEA and PBS is a totalitarian move? Do they truly equate public subsidy with freedom?

5 posted on 02/21/2017 10:38:31 AM PST by Opinionated Blowhard ("When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.")
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During Obama’s reign, I watched lots of the old “Planet of The Apes” films.


6 posted on 02/21/2017 10:38:41 AM PST by VietVet876
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Theatres want to ostracize 60% of their patrons? Sounds good to me. I haven’t been to a theatre in 5 years. Certainly won’t start now.


7 posted on 02/21/2017 10:38:43 AM PST by albie
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The Left is too stupid to appreciate the irony.


8 posted on 02/21/2017 10:39:22 AM PST by windsorknot
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Screw that. The B&B Theaters in the KC area are running “The Princess Bride” on Thursday. Much better movie.


9 posted on 02/21/2017 10:39:25 AM PST by DoodleDawg
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Shouldn't they also have a reading of "Animal Farm" which was Hitlary's favorite book as a child?

Yep, she wanted to lord it over all us farm animals. The person reading her part could do it wearing a pig's nose.

10 posted on 02/21/2017 10:39:36 AM PST by Slyfox (Where's Reagan when we need him? Look in the mirror - the spirit of The Gipper lives within you.)
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I think they are one President too late!


11 posted on 02/21/2017 10:40:06 AM PST by woweeitsme
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That’s funny. My book club read 1984 seven years ago and noted parallels with 0bama and the left.


12 posted on 02/21/2017 10:41:16 AM PST by ntnychik
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Trump must be the most awesome president ever. In only one month, he’s created an Orwellian political society. There is no comparable precedent in the history of the solar system.


13 posted on 02/21/2017 10:42:54 AM PST by The_Harlequin
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lol

Oh this is funny. With their speech codes and virtually signalling do they not realize THEY are the protagonists?
So much for their 10 years of college getting that humanities degree. They know NOTHING.


14 posted on 02/21/2017 10:43:02 AM PST by snarkytart (Mak)
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I’d be delighted to see “1984” on the big screen. It’s actually been in my video queue for a while.

I might even be moved to write the theater a nice letter, thanking them for reminding their clientele why it’s so great that Hillary - a hardened power-mad socialist boosted by a complicit media - was not elected.


15 posted on 02/21/2017 10:43:47 AM PST by ctdonath2 (Understand the Left: "The issue is never the issue. The issue is always the Revolution.")
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If the Media is using 1984 as a anti-Trump film, then I'm giving them a total "F" on the book report.

INGSOC (English Socialism) and Nazi-ism (German Socialism) are being equated to "Make America Great Again"-ism?

Modern education in its full glory - sheesh.

It has gotten difficult to present a rational argument to modern psychotic liberalism - just not enough to work with.

16 posted on 02/21/2017 10:43:51 AM PST by Aevery_Freeman (Agent Orange: The cure for Corrupt Crony Capitalism!)
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To: snarkytart

*virtual*


17 posted on 02/21/2017 10:43:58 AM PST by snarkytart (Mak)
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To: windsorknot
The Left is too stupid to appreciate the irony.

True. And they call US fascists? Too funny!

18 posted on 02/21/2017 10:44:39 AM PST by fwdude (Democrats have not been this angry since Republicans freed the slaves.)
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So,so ironic. I hope libs turn out en masse to view 1984. Maybe a small fraction of them will be open minded enough to become enlightened.


19 posted on 02/21/2017 10:46:11 AM PST by Kipp
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As mentioned many times in this forum, the Left uses 1984 as an instruction manual. They’re just brushing up.


20 posted on 02/21/2017 10:47:00 AM PST by rightwingcrazy
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