Skip to comments.That Film’s Real Message? It Could Be: ‘Buy a Ticket’ (Liberals upset about 300 movie)
Posted on 03/05/2007 8:57:24 AM PST by Proud_USA_Republican
LOS ANGELES, March 4 Three weeks ago a handful of reporters at an international press junket here for the Warner Brothers movie 300, about the battle of Thermopylae some 2,500 years ago, cornered the director Zack Snyder with an unanticipated question.
Is George Bush Leonidas or Xerxes? one of them asked.
The questioner, by Mr. Snyders recollection, insisted that Mr. Bush was Xerxes, the Persian emperor who led his force against Greeks city states in 480 B.C., unleashing an army on a small country guarded by fanatical guerilla fighters so he could finish a job his father had left undone. More likely, another reporter chimed in, Mr. Bush was Leonidas, the Spartan king who would defend freedom at any cost.
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Cool, I was considering going to see it anyway.
It movie presents someone defending western civilization. That enough to upset a good chunk of Germany.
Well I have been waiting for months for it to hit the movies so I could see it. And if it is Pro-Bush great.
I'm in! Do you have a URL for the GermanLib story?
Do Marxist and liberals see everything as a Pro-Bush / Anti-Bush lens?
Their lives are so shallow and worthless.
Yes. But, suppose a (R) wins in '08. Then they will change the lyrics to their mantras to be (Insert Name Here)'s Fault.........
As regards this movie, since it is based on a Frank Miller comic, it will probably be highly stylized. Frank Miller was the writer behind some of the better Batman comics (on which the recent reboot was based). It won't be historical, but it may be entertaining.
I'm having the same problem with Ghost Rider. Does the super-hero with the big flaming head symbolize John Edwards, and so its pro-Dem propaganda? [And does that kind of veiled analogy require someone to be sent to rehab?]
Or is his macho, tough, kill-'em-all attitude a sly criticism of Bush's war policy?
I think Ghost Rider actually sold his soul to the devil, so I guess you have to go with the Hollywood anti-Bush theme.
Agreed.... not much pulls me to the theatre these days, but planned on this one too.
My husband got to see a sneak preview of it yesterday, and he came home RAVING about it. He said it great, but really graphic (and this is a Marine talking). He said the whole theater was cheering at some points, and that it was visually stunning to watch.
He loves Gladiator, LoTR, Kingdom of Heaven type movies, and he said this one is his new fave.
"unleashing an army on a small country guarded by fanatical guerilla fighters"
GUERILLA FIGHTERS????? WTF???? Taken from their mothers at the age of FIVE and trained for one thing and one thing alone for the entirety of their lives -- close-in, heavy infantry combat -- that was a Spartan. Nothing on Earth could possibly be farther from a "guerilla fighter".
There's plenty of people on this side of the aisle that have the same kind of tunnel vision. I like the director's reaction.
Hence it refers to the US military and the Republican Party. Defending civilization against the onslaught of IslamoFascism and democrat party traitors.
These losers have one-track minds that are focused like a pedophiles. Everything "Bush" is a paraphilia for these freaks. They simply can't think of anything else.
i want to see this,i love the ancient greeks & roman eras
heres an interview with Frank Miller
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