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New John Cusack Film "Runaway Jury" (Boycott Alert!)
PABAAH: Patriotic Americans Boycotting Anti-American Hollywood ^

Posted on 10/17/2003 5:53:48 AM PDT by jonalvy44

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To: jonalvy44; All
On another note, this thread has a lot of funny movie stuff. ENJOY!
51 posted on 10/18/2003 1:21:33 AM PDT by Long Cut ( "Diplomacy is wasted on Tyrants.")
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To: jonalvy44; 68-69TonkinGulfYatchClub; DaughterOfAnIwoJimaVet; Kathy in Alaska; HiJinx; MoJo2001; ...
And on another note, I saw a report on Fox News last night about Hollywood and the apparent lack of any Terror-War themed movies.

Seems there are NO plans in Tinsletown to produce ANY movies about the sacrifices and valorous work our troops are making in this worldwide conflict. As one director put it, "They regard Bush and John Ashcroft as more of a threat than Osama bin Laden". They don't want to produce ANYTHING that might show the President and the military in a positive light, and they consider this "Bush's war", and not theirs.

When you compare that to the movies made about WWII, and the number of stars who actually enlisted during that conflict and served honorably, it makes one physically sick...especially considering the fact that this war started with an unprovoked attack upon unarmed American civilians.

No wonder the only movies the American people seem to have any affection and warmth for at all right now are the "Lord Of The Rings" movies, which have studiously avoided anything political in their presentation.

52 posted on 10/18/2003 1:32:09 AM PDT by Long Cut ( "Diplomacy is wasted on Tyrants.")
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To: TrappedInLiberalHell
we just watched Shawshank again tonite for the umpteenth (sp?) time.....

yes..it had that Robbins fellow, but since I never went to the movies to see it, I feel watching it on TV didn't get him much money.....

then we watched "Rudy", and Hoosiers can't be far behind...

53 posted on 10/18/2003 1:34:26 AM PDT by cherry
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To: ClearCase_guy
I would never have known from the ads on TV, but the WSJ tells me that this movie is about evil Gun Manufacturers trying to subvert our judicial system. Fortunately, Liberal defense attorney Dustin Hoffman may be able to save the day and advance the cause of Gun Control.

Actually it comes off making everyone look equally bad. Everyone cheats, everyone schemes... and basically, it made the point that people only vote liberal when they listen to their heart instead of rational thought.

It wasn't too bad...
54 posted on 10/18/2003 1:36:06 AM PDT by CaptainJustice
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To: Long Cut
which is why I'm designing a patriotic comic hero.
55 posted on 10/18/2003 5:13:11 AM PDT by jonalvy44
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To: Long Cut
hilarious!!
56 posted on 10/18/2003 5:13:29 AM PDT by jonalvy44
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To: doug from upland
doesn't really matter if you own it already...they got your $$. Unless you can't stomach seeing cusack. I feel that way about him, robbins, Sheen in particualr. I can't watch them at all, same with Sarandon and Madonna.
57 posted on 10/18/2003 5:15:51 AM PDT by jonalvy44
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To: jonalvy44
Remember Seargeant Rock and Easy Company, or The Unknown Soldier, both from DC comics? They used to wave the flag pretty high.
58 posted on 10/18/2003 5:16:50 AM PDT by Long Cut ( "Diplomacy is wasted on Tyrants.")
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To: Long Cut
Seems there are NO plans in Tinsletown to produce ANY movies about the sacrifices and valorous work our troops are making in this worldwide conflict. As one director put it, "They regard Bush and John Ashcroft as more of a threat than Osama bin Laden". They don't want to produce ANYTHING that might show the President and the military in a positive light, and they consider this "Bush's war", and not theirs.

I can fully understand them having concerns about a war .. everyone should question a war

BUT this is not Bush's war .. this is America's War against those that want to kill us.

Tinsletown may choose to side with not fighting back on terrorist and those that support terrorist

I will choose the side of American's ..

59 posted on 10/18/2003 6:17:26 AM PDT by Mo1 (http://www.favewavs.com/wavs/cartoons/spdemocrats.wav)
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To: bertdog1
On a related note, it looks like Mystic River (Ink Penn & Mr. Sarandon) is sucking serious wind. Box Office Mojo has them at just over $2 million dollars for the first week.



The Mystic River mistake is all those close-ups of Penn in the movie trailers. I was gagging last night when I saw him in the previews. Looks like he is well on his way to be the next big geezer. He will take willie nelson and keith richards place in a few years. He looks OLD.

Just a warning....don't waste your time and money on Lost in Translation. I was never so bored in my life. Is someone paying off critics?
60 posted on 10/18/2003 6:32:20 AM PDT by Taffini (I like Tony Soprano eventhough he is a fat boy)
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To: Redbob
I'm not saying I loved Daffy Duck,but I don't want to see that mother-f*ckinng John Cusack in a movie ever again!
61 posted on 10/18/2003 6:33:48 AM PDT by Taffini (I like Tony Soprano eventhough he is a fat boy)
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To: jonalvy44
John Cusak is toast as far as this household is concerned!
62 posted on 10/18/2003 6:35:37 AM PDT by JesseHousman (Execute Mumia Abu-Jamal)
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To: TrappedInLiberalHell
Is there a list of movies with neutral politics, or a pro-conservative slant?

The only big name that makes 'conservative' movies is Mel Gibson and now he is being maginalized for a movie that hasn't even been edited yet.

63 posted on 10/18/2003 6:37:44 AM PDT by Semper Paratus
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To: Taffini
The Mystic River mistake is all those close-ups of Penn in the movie trailers.

Sean Penn's career peaked in "Fast Times and Ridgemont High".

64 posted on 10/18/2003 6:40:58 AM PDT by Semper Paratus
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To: Semper Paratus
how old is sean penn?
65 posted on 10/18/2003 6:47:50 AM PDT by Taffini (I like Tony Soprano eventhough he is a fat boy)
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To: Long Cut
"John Grisham is a comitted Leftist. He left the practice of law to write full-time,
and there seems to be some rule in H'wood that makes it mandatory to make his books into movies."


Per Dennis Miller:
Hey, get this. I thought we'd talk about the nine Democrats running for the presidency. I wanna get this commentary in now before this über neuftet quickly goes the way of the Tucker.

You know, the good thing about an empty-headed scrum is that nobody can actually suffer brain damage if they get kicked in the melon, and, trust me, when these guys get together it's like a Pez dispenser seance.

"John Edwards is just a poorly-drawn John Grisham character."
66 posted on 10/18/2003 6:58:28 AM PDT by 45semi
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To: jonalvy44
The list of movies I have seen or will see is getting shorter and shorter. Before I took my grandson to see NEMO, I checked the voiceovers and to my amazement, there was Ellen DeGeneres. So much for NEMO.
67 posted on 10/18/2003 6:58:33 AM PDT by Toespi
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To: jonalvy44
The leftists are leeping like lemmings to their doom. The kookier they get and the more outraged that they get at President Bush and conservatives, the more they are turning off the fence sitters; the people who didn't understand "all that fuss" about the Vichy Chicks statements in Europe.

Red Asner slammed Rush Limbaugh and Sean Hannity in the same interview in which he said that he would like to portray Uncle Joe Stalin because he was a "misunderstood man". Maybe he should re-evaluate his own understanding of the conservative talk show hosts. They have less blood on their hands than Joseph Stalin or even Teddy Kennedy.

Of course, Hollyweird's very obvious silence regarding President Clinton's abuses of power (let's start with Waco, Elian, and illegal Chinese Communist election contributions in exchange for military technology) are made much more obvious everytime they lash out at President Bush.

68 posted on 10/18/2003 9:10:41 AM PDT by weegee
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To: Long Cut
Actually the Lord Of The Rings movies contain lines that sometimes war is necessary to defeat evil. It's ironic because one of these lines is even spoken by one of the antiBush actors (others have expressed that they don't share his views).
69 posted on 10/18/2003 9:19:23 AM PDT by weegee
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To: weegee
Hi, Weeg! Yeah, that jumped out at me, both in the novels and in the movies. I'm convinced that it's one of the reasons they were so well recieved after 9-11.

BTW, Have you seen this thread yet? It's pretty funny, and I don't just say that because a lot of the posts there are mine.

70 posted on 10/18/2003 9:36:44 AM PDT by Long Cut ( "Diplomacy is wasted on Tyrants.")
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To: Long Cut; weegee
Something that was a surprise to me, in the Children of Dune miniseries, was the scene in which R.M. Mohiam tells Princess Irulan to administer an abortifact to the pregnant concubine, Chani. Irulan has a shocked expression on her face and asks "You want me to kill the child?".

Another scene has Alia referring to her grandfather, the Baron Harkonnen, a "perverted old fool" for lusting after another man.

71 posted on 10/18/2003 11:53:33 AM PDT by Paul Atreides (Bringing you quality, non-unnecessarily-excerpted threads since 2002)
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And even the wretched stars of LOTR are "coming out" against the war.

I consider the Tolkien trilogy some of the finest writing of the 20th Century. And his was based on his wartime experience.

WHat you're seeing is the Hollywood Left's total experience about war - nothing. They can make movies only about what they've done - drug use, infidelity, crime. NEVER anything about honor or victory.

72 posted on 10/18/2003 1:33:28 PM PDT by Old Sarge (Serving You... on Operation Noble Eagle!)
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To: Long Cut
bring em back!!! I actually looked some up online, to buy some of the older issues. Unknown soldier rocked.
73 posted on 10/18/2003 5:42:55 PM PDT by jonalvy44
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To: Semper Paratus
What Mel Gibson movies would be considered "conservative"? I haven't gotten much of a message either way in his movies that I have seen. Thanks.
74 posted on 10/18/2003 5:51:29 PM PDT by halfdome
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To: jonalvy44
Mr. Conservative4Ever and I have not been to a movie in years. Refuse to support the liberal left and their nutty ideas. Not hard to boycott this film.

Red

75 posted on 10/18/2003 5:54:57 PM PDT by Conservative4Ever (Wm. Wallace did not cry 'diversity' while being disemboweled.)
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To: Tall_Texan
It's just a lot easier to assume everyone in Hollywood is a homosexual ultra-leftist DNC tool until they prove themselves otherwise.

I know what you mean. You can't expect them to be sane. All I expect from them is to not publicly insult me or my beliefs. They can be Greenie -weenies for all I care. Same about anyone I do business with, really.

76 posted on 10/18/2003 5:57:14 PM PDT by stands2reason ("What you see at fight club is a generation of men raised by women." -- Chuck Palahniuk)
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To: weegee
The quote by Ed Asner about him admiring Stalin was a misquote, and has since been corrected, even by Fox News.
77 posted on 10/18/2003 5:57:44 PM PDT by halfdome
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To: halfdome
What Mel Gibson movies would be considered "conservative"? I haven't gotten much of a message either way in his movies that I have seen. Thanks.

You found nothing conservative about "The Patriot"??

Children holding guns! And acting like they knew how to use them! Oh, how the liberals swooned when they saw that.

If you're looking for something Limabugh-like conservative coming out of any major Hollywood release, fuhgeddabout it. It's not going to survive the editing room. But it is a little curious how these dumb bunnies of political correctness have characters that smoke cigarettes (gasp!) and shoot guns to defend themselves (double gasp!). It would be easy to call them hypocrites but they are just as hypocritical off screen as well.

78 posted on 10/18/2003 6:39:30 PM PDT by Tall_Texan ("Is Rush a Hypocrite?" http://righteverytime2.blogspot.com)
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To: Tall_Texan
Oh, yeah, I had completely forgotten about The Patriot. The only Mel Gibson movies I could think of were Conspiracy Theory and the one with Goldie Hawn, neither of which I've seen. Besides the Patriot, Braveheart, and two Lethal Weapon movies, all of which my brother is in, I don't think I've seen any Mel Gibson movies.
79 posted on 10/18/2003 6:42:49 PM PDT by halfdome
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To: jonalvy44
This is one of the absolute worse examples of propaganda. And they didn't even have the guts enough to let people know what this film was about. I'm just glad I dint't pay for this brainwashing session.

BTW, Lost in Translation was a great movie.
80 posted on 10/18/2003 6:58:08 PM PDT by briant
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To: briant
the support for this has been wonderful. i posted this info at the Hannity forum, and I think all of Alan Colmes minions are there instead. Funny how liberals are threatened by free speech.
81 posted on 10/19/2003 4:36:25 AM PDT by jonalvy44
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To: halfdome
I'd still need to see the full quote in context without the ellipses.

President Bush, Iraq and the National Media

In fact, what Asner said was that — of any historical figure — he would like to portray Stalin because "nobody has ever really touched Stalin... Many people... speak of the fact that he killed more people than Hitler — why does nobody touch him? It's strange."

Still sounds like a longing to understanding Stalin.

82 posted on 10/19/2003 11:50:17 AM PDT by weegee
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To: weegee
OK, I meant that Asner never said he "admired" Stalin, as was originally reported.
83 posted on 10/19/2003 12:08:58 PM PDT by halfdome
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To: jonalvy44
"Unknown soldier rocked..."

somewhere, in my parent's attic I think, is my copy of the FINAL issue of "Unknown Soldier". In it, he actually sneaks into Hitler's bunker in the waning days of the war. It's "actually" him that kills him.

84 posted on 10/19/2003 11:45:25 PM PDT by Long Cut ( "Diplomacy is wasted on Tyrants.")
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To: Long Cut
you should get it and frame it, the artwork is awesome on those. Plus, they are worth probably $30 or so in vg condition
85 posted on 10/20/2003 7:19:59 AM PDT by jonalvy44
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