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Atlas Shrugged Pt 1 DVD out Nov 8
Atlas Shrugged ^ | 9/2/11 | raccoonradio

Posted on 09/02/2011 11:46:17 AM PDT by raccoonradio

It's the twilight, he thought. I hate the twilight...He glanced back. The white rectangle stood above the roofs, saying in immovable finality: September 2.

Oh: Atlas Shrugged on DVD Nov. 19. Liberals hate it. That's all you need know.


TOPICS: Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: atlasshrugged; aynrand; dvd

1 posted on 09/02/2011 11:46:18 AM PDT by raccoonradio
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To: raccoonradio

WooHoo! It’s been on my Netlix que...just waiting ever so patiently.
Thanx


2 posted on 09/02/2011 11:48:13 AM PDT by ozark hilljilly (Sanitized for your protection)
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To: raccoonradio
This really was a solid movie. I think there was quite a large campaign to tell everyone that this was a crappy movie, with a crappy story, crappy acting and crappy production values.

Many more people should have gone to see it, but the word was out that it was a bomb.

I will definitely buy the DVD, and I hope that they will decide to make Part 2.

3 posted on 09/02/2011 11:48:54 AM PDT by ClearCase_guy (The USSR spent itself into bankruptcy and collapsed -- and aren't we on the same path now?)
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To: raccoonradio
>> Liberals hate it. That's all you need know. <<

Ah, the reasoning used in 2006 to get freepers to donate to Joe LIEberman.

4 posted on 09/02/2011 11:49:20 AM PDT by BillyBoy (Impeach Obama? Yes We Can!)
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To: Publius

AS ping.


5 posted on 09/02/2011 11:50:20 AM PDT by BuckeyeTexan (Man is not free unless government is limited. ~Ronald Reagan)
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To: ClearCase_guy

Pt 2 should be out in the fall of 2012 (just around the time of you know what), Proud Producers say.
When this film “bombed” (after ignorant slamming by the drive-by media), my facebook all had liberals doing their schadenfreude bit. We may still get the last laugh.


6 posted on 09/02/2011 11:51:21 AM PDT by raccoonradio
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To: raccoonradio

I am going to buy several copies of this movie, for each and every democrat family member and conservative family member. I am going to be “Atlas Gifts” this christmas season!


7 posted on 09/02/2011 11:53:34 AM PDT by GraceG
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To: raccoonradio

Can you pre-order on Amazon yet?

I wanna buy from there just to piss off California!


8 posted on 09/02/2011 11:54:38 AM PDT by GraceG
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To: GraceG

I checked amazon; nothing yet but may change. It may still be in “sign in to be informed when this will be released” mode.
I assume amazon and local/national retailers will stock it.


9 posted on 09/02/2011 11:56:31 AM PDT by raccoonradio
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To: raccoonradio

Saw it on the big screen and really enjoyed it...would love to see part two.


10 posted on 09/02/2011 11:57:30 AM PDT by Pharmboy (What always made the state a hell has been that man tried to make it heaven-Hoelderlin)
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To: raccoonradio; Admin Moderator

oops, I mean Nov 8 is release date. Admin mod, could you change title to Atlas Shrugged Pt 1 DVD out Nov 8 if
possible? thanks!

>>DVD’s will begin arriving on release day, November 8th, 2011.


11 posted on 09/02/2011 11:58:55 AM PDT by raccoonradio
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To: Pharmboy

same here, first showing of the first day—and at a theatre just one town from me


12 posted on 09/02/2011 12:02:21 PM PDT by raccoonradio
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To: raccoonradio

Is this a definite maybe on the release? I thought it was supposed to come out on tax day - 2012.
I personally can’t wait & I hate going to the movies.


13 posted on 09/02/2011 12:09:01 PM PDT by certrtwngnut
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To: raccoonradio

Saw it in a theater and the place was packed.


14 posted on 09/02/2011 12:09:54 PM PDT by netmilsmom (Happiness is a choice)
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To: GraceG

I am going to be “Atlas Gifts” this christmas season!

Santa Shruggs. !


15 posted on 09/02/2011 12:15:43 PM PDT by maine yankee (I got my Governor at 'Marden's')
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To: ClearCase_guy

“This really was a solid movie”

It wasn’t as bad as people said, but it’s at the level of okay TV movie at best.


16 posted on 09/02/2011 12:19:24 PM PDT by Tublecane
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To: raccoonradio

bump


17 posted on 09/02/2011 12:21:25 PM PDT by gibsosa
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To: raccoonradio

Saw the movie twice, once on opening day and then another time. Read the book since then. Can’t wait to buy the DVD.


18 posted on 09/02/2011 12:37:16 PM PDT by Borax Queen
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To: certrtwngnut

DVD of Pt 1 Nov 8 and Pt 2 in theatres in Nov of 12 right from the film’s producers

Pt 2 site (bare bones) http://www.atlasshruggedpart2.com/

Supposedly prod. on part 2 to begin this month


19 posted on 09/02/2011 12:38:07 PM PDT by raccoonradio
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To: raccoonradio

Thanks, just pre- ordered


20 posted on 09/02/2011 12:56:22 PM PDT by PMAS
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To: raccoonradio

Timely. Corporations are sitting on hordes of cash right now instead of hiring or investing. The economic movers have definitely gone Galt. The best thing Obama could do for the economy is to quietly go away.


21 posted on 09/02/2011 12:59:45 PM PDT by Armando Guerra
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To: ADemocratNoMore; Aggie Mama; alarm rider; alexander_busek; AlligatorEyes; AmericanGirlRising; ...

Good news. The move is coming out in DVD format.


22 posted on 09/02/2011 1:16:52 PM PDT by Publius
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To: Publius

Cool! I hope it becomes a sleeper phenomenon!


23 posted on 09/02/2011 1:24:24 PM PDT by Larry Lucido
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To: ozark hilljilly

Waiting patiently????Are you NUTS? I intend to get in line Tuesday morning after I enjoy the long weekend.
It is still mild out so the tent will be comfortable.
Maybe I’ll even re-read the book itself for the 9th time.


24 posted on 09/02/2011 1:30:31 PM PDT by CaptainAmiigaf (NY TIMES: "We print the news as it fits our views")
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To: CaptainAmiigaf

LOL! No, no, no. I mean the title has been patiently waiting in my Netflix queue, since it came out. I wish I could get it yesterday! It wasn’t playing anywhere near me, so I have to wait on Netflix. I might make an exception and actually purchase a copy when it comes out, but I have time to ponder and save up for it. (yes, even an extra 20 bucks for me requires saving up for.)


25 posted on 09/02/2011 1:42:40 PM PDT by ozark hilljilly (Sanitized for your protection)
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To: ClearCase_guy

I spoke with the distributor, Rocky Mountain Pics, a few days ago and he thinks they are definitely making part 2. I had hoped to get the trailer for “Rockin’ the Wall” on this, but we’re too late. Maybe we’ll get our new documentary, “Other Walls 2 Fall,” on part 2.


26 posted on 09/02/2011 1:51:08 PM PDT by LS ("Castles made of sand, fall in the sea . . . eventually." (Hendrix))
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To: raccoonradio; EternalVigilance
>> When this film “bombed” (after ignorant slamming by the drive-by media) <<

The Passion of the Christ was ridiculed and ignored by the MSM, too. It cost $30 million to make and grossed $611,899,420 because Christians watched in droves anyway.

By contrast, Atlas Shrugged cost $20 million to make and earned $4,627,375, despite being marketed as a "tea party film" and being hyped endlessly on forums like this.

Maybe it's just conservatives and tea party supporters aren't buying the Ayn Rand kool-aid.

27 posted on 09/02/2011 2:38:36 PM PDT by BillyBoy (Impeach Obama? Yes We Can!)
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To: ClearCase_guy

THat’s the good side of a movie bombing. If a movie does really bad in theatres, it shows up a lot quicker on DVD.


28 posted on 09/02/2011 2:59:57 PM PDT by CharlesWayneCT
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To: raccoonradio
September 2nd might have been a more appropriate release date.

Today is the anniversary date that the story begins.

29 posted on 09/02/2011 3:03:42 PM PDT by Radix ("..Democrats are holding a meeting today to decide whether to overturn the results of the election.")
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To: raccoonradio

Kewl! That’s my birthday and I now know what I’m giving myself this year...LOL


30 posted on 09/02/2011 3:12:08 PM PDT by 2nd amendment mama ( www.2asisters.org | Self defense is a basic human right!)
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To: raccoonradio

Yay! I just checked my e-mail and got the notice about it!


31 posted on 09/02/2011 4:20:15 PM PDT by sneakers (EAT YOUR PEAS!)
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To: LS
. . . he thinks they are definitely . . .

Can we be sure?

32 posted on 09/02/2011 4:36:50 PM PDT by Misterioso (The worst law is better than bureaucratic tyranny. (Ludwig von Mises)
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To: Misterioso; All

Day news of DVD release came out: Sept 2 (when book starts)

Day DVD will be released: Nov 8, 2011 (off yr ELECTION DAY.
2012 elec will be 11/6)


33 posted on 09/03/2011 7:34:20 PM PDT by raccoonradio
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To: BuckeyeTexan

Yes!!!


34 posted on 09/05/2011 8:34:59 PM PDT by CPT Clay (Pick up your weapon and follow me.)
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To: Pride in the USA

Coming soon to DVD. YAY!


35 posted on 09/05/2011 8:53:27 PM PDT by lonevoice (schizophrenic hostage taking hobbit terrorist)
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To: raccoonradio

Thanks for the info. I’ve added a note to my calendar to remind me to buy it then.


36 posted on 09/06/2011 9:36:14 AM PDT by OB1kNOb (To some, George Orwell's story, "1984" is a cautionary tale. To others, it's a "how to" manual.)
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To: raccoonradio

Arrived today, watched it already.

I think most of the bad reviews that aren’t ideology driven are related to the fact that those loved the novel had a vision of the characters that was as strong as their attachment to the book. As a result, anything that doesn’t match that vision grates.

I, apparently, had a vision that matched that of the producers. I think Taylor’s a wonderful Dagny and I think Grant’s fine too. I didn’t see any obvious cheapness in the production, and I thought the effects were adequate. In short, I thoroughly enjoyed it. Trying to find the balance between Ayn’s constant preaching and the temptation to just do a simplistic soap-opera-type narrative is a very difficult task, and I think they walked that line very well.

All in all, worth the wait, and I look forward to part 2.


37 posted on 11/08/2011 5:40:27 PM PST by ArmstedFragg (hoaxy dopey changey)
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To: ArmstedFragg

I saw it in the theater, and my blu-ray just arrived today. I also downloaded it from iTunes and just now finished watching it on my iPod.

I got so much more the second time. Will watch it again this weekend with my Dad, who finally just finished the book.

I really like it. I love the casting. Apart from Dagny not having black hair, I have no quibbles. I do think, though, that it would be very difficult for somebody that hasn’t read the book. But I think the producers decided that this was OK. This movie is for fans.


38 posted on 11/08/2011 5:59:36 PM PST by Ramius (personally, I give us... one chance in three. More tea?)
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To: Ramius

I agree that fans will pick up more on the first viewing. I think it’s a really good adaptation, which is defined as one that stands alone for those who didn’t read the book, while not leaving those who know it saying, “what happened to my book”?

I also saw Dagny as dark haired. Bridget Moynahan would have worked well for me. Which reminds me, there’s a great Bill Goldman (if memory serves) story about writing a screenplay in which he described the character as brunette, and having the studio take a pass because they wanted something for their blonde actress. Repeated attempts to convince them that all he had to do was change the description of the character fell on deaf ears.


39 posted on 11/08/2011 7:17:52 PM PST by ArmstedFragg (hoaxy dopey changey)
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To: ArmstedFragg

I’m pretty sure that Dagny was described as having jet-black straight hair. It would have been easy enough to outfit Taylor Schilling with black hair, and for whatever reason they chose not to. I can live with it. Schilling did a splendid job in the role.

I think casting Grant Bowler as Rearden was excellent.


40 posted on 11/08/2011 8:32:20 PM PST by Ramius (personally, I give us... one chance in three. More tea?)
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To: raccoonradio

BUMP TO THE TOP!!!

I’ll be buying a copy today! If nothing else for support of the entire idea of the book.


41 posted on 11/09/2011 8:31:03 AM PST by CodeToad (Islam needs to be banned in the US and treated as a criminal enterprise.)
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To: CodeToad

I’m fully invested in the franchise now... Got the bracelet, the blu-ray, the iTunes video, and the soundtrack... Haven’t got the t-shirt, but likely will. I’m voting with my dollars, for sure.

I’m anxious for part 2... and 3...


42 posted on 11/09/2011 5:33:28 PM PST by Ramius (personally, I give us... one chance in three. More tea?)
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To: raccoonradio

Just picked it up at Redbox, and am finally watching it!


43 posted on 12/11/2011 6:37:50 PM PST by andyk (Tax credits == Welfare)
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