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'The Kids' are not all right (Latest Hollywood film reaches even further than Brokeback Mountain)
New York Post ^ | 07/15/2010 | Andrea Peyser

Posted on 07/15/2010 7:46:12 PM PDT by SeekAndFind

Shh! Hollywood is having a teaching moment -- this time in the bedroom, where, if you're straight, chances are you've been doing it wrong.

In the first frames of the new flick "The Kids Are All Right," two boys snort coke. Next, a dad tackles his teenage son so ferociously, the child can't breathe.

That boy soon tries to relieve himself on a dog. Gross. And a man with exceptional appetites proves that Cialis, not to mention heterosexual relations, is for losers.

That is how the most self-righteously moralistic movie to hit the big screen since "Forrest Gump" preaches an undeniable Hollywood truth: Men, and boys who will be men, are not just bad. They're corrupt, amoral horndogs.

And women, especially neurotic, lesbian mommies who drive Volvos, watch gay male porn (go figure!) and get plastered before lunch, are perfect.

These are the life choices presented in Lisa Cholodenko's "The Kids," sort of a cross between "Leave it to Beaver" and "Kittens With Whips." Choose your lifestyle wisely, moviegoers. For this film is set to go down in history as the first major motion picture to make a family led by gay women -- A-lister Annette Bening, as the control-freak doctor Nic, "wed" to A-lister Julianne Moore, as the weepy, infantilized Jules -- seem not just normal, but close to godly.

It reaches further than the gay-cowboy romp "Brokeback Mountain," whose characters maintained a sense of otherness while shielding the kids from their shenanigans. In this movie, exposing kids is the entire point.

And this is how Hollywood does an end run around morality.

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


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: cinematrash; filth; gay; hollywood; homosexualagenda; homosexuality; moralabsolutes


the fictional characters in "The Kids." They produced seemingly normal Joni, 18, named for Joni Mitchell, and Laser, 15, evidently named by the wolves who raised him. The movie concerns the kids' hunt for their "sperm donor" -- a term used in place of "biological father" to diminish guys. The donor, Paul, is played by a scruffy and delectable Mark Ruffalo.

Inevitably, the kids, who have almost no friends and no discernible religion, find they don't need Dad either. They're tragically disappointed when Paul conducts a villainous affair with the neglected Jules. Oddly, straight sex brings the only hot and natural relief to this movie's stifling awkwardness.

But, for reasons never explained, Jules dumps Paul and animalistic sex, and resumes being emotionally abused by Nic.

The movie was released Friday in Manhattan and Los Angeles to stellar reviews. A.O. Scott of The New York Times made "The Kids" sound like a cross between "It's a Wonderful Life'' and "Looking for Mr. Goodbar," raving about the "close to perfect" performances.
1 posted on 07/15/2010 7:46:15 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

Saw the preview tonight. Damned near threw up.


2 posted on 07/15/2010 7:49:43 PM PDT by Grunthor (I like you but when the zombies chase us, I'm tripping you.)
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To: SeekAndFind
Hollywood needs to be taxed more....


3 posted on 07/15/2010 7:50:52 PM PDT by Dallas59 (President Robert Gibbs 2009-2013)
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To: SeekAndFind

Hollyweird is a cesspool and the American people have had enough. November is coming.


4 posted on 07/15/2010 7:51:18 PM PDT by Signalman
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To: SeekAndFind

I’ve seen the preview many times while at the theater. It’s absolutely disgusting and at the theater I have gone to the reactions from the audience is pretty much YUCK and this movie is downright stupid


5 posted on 07/15/2010 7:52:31 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Grunthor

Worse than the movie itself: there’s actually an audience for this.


6 posted on 07/15/2010 7:56:34 PM PDT by Southside_Chicago_Republican ("During times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act." --Orwell)
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To: Sarah Barracuda

More libtard Gay junk.....

Julianne Moore is a whacked out Atheist..

Annette Benning is turning into Chaz Bono.


7 posted on 07/15/2010 7:57:56 PM PDT by TaraP (He never offered our victories without fighting but he said help would always come in time)
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To: TaraP

Yeah it’s just a really stupid movie and for Mark Ruffalo who sorta has talent to do garbage like this, says a lot about where his career is going. It’s just pure garbage, I saw that right away after watching the preview for 2 minutes I almost gagged


8 posted on 07/15/2010 7:59:50 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: SeekAndFind

Hollywood has certainly tried to depict “normal” American families as repressed, alcohol/drug using, incestuous, suicidal groups. The ones who attend church are always hiding “sin” and the ones who seem “odd” are really the supportive, intelligent ones doing better than their suburban neighbors. By destroying the family, the need and support of one... liberalism separates us into individuals. Individuals need families... plain and simple. One is far more easily controlled if they are are alone in the world. Just a thought


9 posted on 07/15/2010 8:00:06 PM PDT by momtothree
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To: SeekAndFind

Think I’ll stick with the Who documentary of the variant spelling.


10 posted on 07/15/2010 8:00:37 PM PDT by william clark (Ecclesiastes 10:2)
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To: SeekAndFind
The movie was released Friday in Manhattan and Los Angeles to stellar reviews.

More often than not, stellar reviews mean the movie in question is immoral trash.

11 posted on 07/15/2010 8:03:18 PM PDT by Colonel Kangaroo
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To: Sarah Barracuda

I loved, loved, loved Mark Ruffalo, but then I found out too much about him. I still love him but not as much and he’s taken some odd and bizarre roles.


12 posted on 07/15/2010 8:12:56 PM PDT by altura
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13 posted on 07/15/2010 8:13:40 PM PDT by leapfrog0202 ("the American presidency is not supposed to be a journey of personal discover" Sarah Palin)
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To: SeekAndFind

All I can say is that I guarantee that no one in my family will ever see this. I’ll stick with old movies, never spending money on new ones, if this garbage keeps up. Actually, strike that last part, I’ll just stick with the old movies. Hollywood’s best days are long, long behind it.


14 posted on 07/15/2010 8:16:49 PM PDT by sayuncledave
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To: SeekAndFind

They think a lot of people are going to watch this LOL.


15 posted on 07/15/2010 8:22:16 PM PDT by Trillian
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To: TaraP
Annette Benning is turning into Chaz Bono

Actually her daughter IS just like Chaz. Really.

16 posted on 07/15/2010 8:22:59 PM PDT by Siena Dreaming
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To: sayuncledave; All

‘It’s all part of the big plan”

REALLY...it IS!!


17 posted on 07/15/2010 8:24:36 PM PDT by Rca2000 ( " Call me a prude? maybe...but then,if there were more "prudes" we would not be in this mess now.)
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To: Siena Dreaming

Yikes! Bizarro world anymore...


18 posted on 07/15/2010 8:27:57 PM PDT by TaraP (He never offered our victories without fighting but he said help would always come in time)
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To: SeekAndFind

Hollywood dog sh*t.


19 posted on 07/15/2010 8:29:36 PM PDT by Blind Eye Jones
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To: SeekAndFind
It reaches further than the gay-cowboy romp "Brokeback Mountain,"

Like terrorists, Unholy-wood will always go one step further than has ever been gone before. They define that as genius and give each other awards for it. What's off limits today won't be off limits tomorrow. There is no asymptote. Fifty years from now they'll probably find some judge to agree that demonstrating all forms of gay sex during show and tell is constitutionally protected speech -- unless we put an end to the madness.

20 posted on 07/15/2010 8:31:10 PM PDT by LibWhacker (America awake!)
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To: momtothree

Yes, united we stand, divided we fall.

Hollywood is filled with amoral Marxists. Marxism is all about destroying the family unit. Women hate men, men are ostracized and demeaned and made irrelevant. Kids have poor role models, if any, so they are insecure and grasp for anyone or anybody who makes them feel important.

Adults are too busy copulating (keep em too busy to watch the politicians) to teach children right from wrong==Oh, but that’s good because that might imply that there is a God. Can’t have a God in utopia here on earth.


21 posted on 07/15/2010 8:31:56 PM PDT by savagesusie
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To: SeekAndFind

I wanna know what the devil the reviewer had against “Forrest Gump?” The morals of Gump were CLEARLY superior to the piece of garbage this column describes — “Gump” didn’t HAVE to be “self-righteous” or “moralistic” to SEE that!


22 posted on 07/15/2010 8:41:50 PM PDT by patriot preacher (To be a good American Citizen and a Christian IS NOT a contradiction. (www.mygration.blogspot.com))
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To: SeekAndFind

Thanks fot the warnings.


23 posted on 07/15/2010 8:44:40 PM PDT by Nepeta
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To: LibWhacker

Even in the older movies there was a thread. This thread was ridiculed. The actors and actoress’ shown to be naive or shallow if they did harm to the larger understanding. That is the larger understanding dies off. Then there is nobody to explain this parady.
The people behind the scenes took a short term chance. This was never really the way it was but lives on in film. It is interesting but sad because all these actors just get old and die. The directors are gone.
They want you to “Get It” then that part is gone. They gave a shout but they didn’t know what was coming.


24 posted on 07/15/2010 8:59:57 PM PDT by noodler (!)
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To: SeekAndFind

Hollywood, go to h**l.


25 posted on 07/15/2010 9:04:19 PM PDT by jtal
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To: jtal

May have watched old movies or maybe not. They were made from a position of strength. That is there was already an understanding that we were superior. We had the luxury to look at the imperfect foibles,society from sitting upon a hill looking down. So much blood was expended. So much sacrifice. It was supposed to be over. Give the kids a break, let them run wild and enjoy life. Let them find that happiness and many did. Many marriages in relative peace and new engineers and fantastic people born.
It is only by this peace that so much mocking is able to be done. Then as folks go away it seems as fact.


26 posted on 07/15/2010 9:21:41 PM PDT by noodler (!)
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To: SeekAndFind

From Wikipedia

“Cholodenko is in a relationship with musician Wendy Melvoin.[2] Cholodenko gave birth to their son, Calder, by way of an anonymous sperm donor.[1] She also has two dogs, Rocket and Magnus.[3]”

Now how did I ever know this (gay) would be the case even before I googled her name?


27 posted on 07/15/2010 9:28:46 PM PDT by lastchance (Hug your babies.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Gee, can’t you guess what kind of person made this movie???

“The film The Kids Are All Right stars Annette Bening and Julianne Moore as a couple whose two teenage children have decided to track down their moms’ anonymous sperm donor — played by Mark Ruffalo.

The indie film was written and directed by Lisa Cholodenko, who came up with the plot for the suburban comedy five years ago, when she and her girlfriend decided to have a baby.

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Bonus: Cholodenko and her writing partner, Stuart Blumberg, were able to tell the sperm-donor story from both the recipient’s and the donor’s points of view, because Blumberg had donated anonymously
while in college.”

BTW

She looks and acts like Kagan.

I wonder who already controls America ???


28 posted on 07/15/2010 9:36:15 PM PDT by DontTreadOnMe2009 (So stop treading on me already!)
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To: SeekAndFind

Peeing on dogs is funny?


29 posted on 07/15/2010 9:36:40 PM PDT by DontTreadOnMe2009 (So stop treading on me already!)
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To: savagesusie

I will ping this out tomorrow.


30 posted on 07/15/2010 9:42:11 PM PDT by little jeremiah
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To: noodler

I’ll tell you something. If you want to speak of starvation or being stifled, this is like a horror movie to our friends in the old soviet bloc.
This had to cause brain aneurisms or heart attacks to think we had nothing better to do than watch stupid movies we didn’t know the evil. It was turned inside itself. It was to never be here or never be there.
Then when the wall was down... Then send in , allow in these perverts which is supposed to represent the West. Well it didn’t represent me or my friends.
The Fact is a Rus Is Very akin to a normal american.
If you like that notice “R” is capitol. That is what you don’t see and that is what you watch.


31 posted on 07/15/2010 9:43:18 PM PDT by noodler (!)
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To: Colonel Kangaroo
More often than not, stellar reviews mean the movie in question is immoral trash.

Ah, yes... The infamous "Leonard Maltin scale", whereby if Leonard Maltin gave it rave reviews, then sure as the sun rises in the morning, infowarrior would absolutely despise it, and vice versa. Good to see some things haven't changed (although the frequency of my moviegoing certainly has...)

the infowarrior

32 posted on 07/15/2010 11:19:34 PM PDT by infowarrior
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To: lastchance; SeekAndFind

As far as the movie goes, the main audience will be guys wanting to see Julianne Moore and Annette Benning have lesbian sex. Give credit where credit is due.

If Cholodenko is in a relationship with Wendy Melvoin you at least have to credit her with good taste in talented ladies. Wendy and Lisa carried Prince for years as the backbone in Prince and the Revolution. Linking to a Wendy and Lisa video that has one of the best guitar riffs. Wendy could really play.

Wendy & Lisa - Waterfall

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mdfAhCG3oDo


33 posted on 07/15/2010 11:26:33 PM PDT by tlb
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To: SeekAndFind

I saw the preview and felt sick. Who wants to watch this filth besides homosexuals and the left?

The New York Slimes:

“A generous, nearly note-perfect portrait of a modern family.”

A “modern” family. This is want the libs want. They want a breakdown of the traditional family. When you break down the family, you break down society. When you break down society, you leave the door open for more government control.


34 posted on 07/16/2010 3:42:04 AM PDT by Pinkbell
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To: Southside_Chicago_Republican

I’ll bet there will be a bigger audience for this as high schools and grammar schools make this mandatory viewing for their students. It should do very well in MA.


35 posted on 07/16/2010 5:02:33 AM PDT by goldi (')
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To: SeekAndFind

Hollywood can go to hell.


36 posted on 07/16/2010 5:09:57 AM PDT by reagan_fanatic (Never trust anyone who points their rear end at God while praying.)
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38 posted on 07/16/2010 8:43:35 AM PDT by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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To: wagglebee
It's unbelievable what Hollywood is puking out these days.
 
Very few FReepers caught my review of 'Cyrus" ther other day.
 
 'Cyrus' a hilarious take on the Oedipus complex

 

 
How weird is that? A Hollyweird movie based on an incestous family named Cyrus?
 

 


39 posted on 07/16/2010 8:51:25 AM PDT by Responsibility2nd (PALIN/MCCAIN IN 2012 - barf alert? sarc tag? -- can't decide)
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To: Responsibility2nd

I think Hollywood very satisfied that most of their money is now made on DVD sales and this is allowing them to get more immoral with what they produce because they know that perverts will buy it.

I remember 20 or 25 years ago when I would take a date to the movies, there might be some movies playing that I had no interest in seeing, but there weren’t any movies that made me look at my date and say, “what kind of sicko would go to that?”


40 posted on 07/16/2010 8:58:23 AM PDT by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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To: SeekAndFind

You think this is bad? Wait til Human Centipede hits the theaters.


41 posted on 07/16/2010 9:01:04 AM PDT by GSWarrior (Be wary of all politicians..... especially ones that you admire.)
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To: Responsibility2nd
How weird is that? A Hollyweird movie based on an incestous family named Cyrus?

"Can You Dig It?"

42 posted on 07/16/2010 9:02:21 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: GSWarrior
You think this is bad? Wait til Human Centipede hits the theaters.

The title of that movie says it all. Please... I've had enough for the day.
43 posted on 07/16/2010 9:41:28 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: altura

I really liked Shutter Island.


44 posted on 07/16/2010 9:49:13 AM PDT by JerseyDvl (Sometimes the road less traveled.... is less traveled for a reason.)
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To: Grunthor
The LEFT is intentionally aiming this filth at our kids to destroy our morality and make them as immoral as they are. Misery LOVES company. Boycott this stuff and boycott ANY actor in this that acts in other movies. Starve them financially. This has to STOP!
45 posted on 07/16/2010 10:25:49 AM PDT by nmh (Intelligent people recognize Intelligent Design (God).)
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To: SeekAndFind

...

“The movie industry is doing its best to undermine the American family,” said Patricia Whitehead, Connecticut mom of two girls. “Hollywood — we don’t care about the sick lives you lead behind closed doors. Just don’t bring children into it.”

This brazen attempt at trend-setting comes as national polls show Americans oppose gay marriage, half of us strongly. Support for it was at 47 percent in this year’s Washington Post/ABC News poll — but fully two-thirds favored civil unions, in which gay couples enjoy most rights of marrieds without having to stand under the chuppah.

It doesn’t take a genius to glean the truth: Folks are happy with gays living together. But bringing children into the equation is a deal-breaker.

Read more: http://www.nypost.com/p/news/national/the_kids_are_not_all_right_5Db3yWY6a2pTEUTXh49sLM#ixzz0troxZ31V


46 posted on 07/16/2010 10:27:39 AM PDT by nmh (Intelligent people recognize Intelligent Design (God).)
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To: Pinkbell

I hope it fails.


47 posted on 07/16/2010 9:31:39 PM PDT by altura
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