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Act of Valor Trumps Hollywood’s Asinine Squalor
Townhall.com ^ | February 26, 2012 | Doug Giles

Posted on 02/26/2012 4:00:36 AM PST by Kaslin

Finally, a 21st century movie that doesn’t portray our military as corrupt, stupid, confused torturers who murder innocent babies.

Act of Valor, which opened this weekend, features active (and anonymous) Navy SEALs in the re-creation of real events that showcase our crème de la crème rescuing our operatives and crushing our enemies in an OMG type of way.

I’ve got two words for the manner in which our boys were depicted in this flick … Sa-lute!

If I were a wannabe enemy of the U.S.A. (foreign or domestic) I’d be crapping my cargo pants (or tunic) after viewing Act of Valor—chiefly because our special forces are some bad mamajambas who have the tools and the tenacity to jack you up.

Yep, be afraid, villains, as our troops are effective ministers of God poised, ready and willing with stealth and style to inflict the wrath of God on those who do evil. I’m talkin’ Romans 13:1-5 style. Look it up if you don’t know what I’m talking about.

Another thing that I truly enjoyed about this film was the unambiguous patriotism of the soldiers and their families. Yep, no whining about their missions from their families or the SEALs who sacrificed their lives and limbs for God and country. It almost felt like I was in America again as I watched this movie. It was weird—but a good weird.

Even though it’s shocking to see our troops displayed in a magnificent manner within this Occuculture that loathes them, it was not a shocker to me; I have had the good fortune to spend time with many of our special ops and other soldiers in hunting camps from Alaska to Texas and have found them just as the movie displayed them: consummate class acts without a hint of the BS Hollyweird has smeared them with over the last decade.

I can’t say enough good things about this movie. In the theater in which my wife and I watched it we spotted several older gents and couples who sat in their seats and silently wept as the credits rolled. It was sacred.

I’m sure all the scabs and the venomous wood lice of the Left are going to crawl out from under the rocks where they dwell and bash this war pic, but that’s alright. Our SEALs and others have afforded you the right to be stupid and bray your insanity by keeping bad guys at bay, both at home and abroad, and thereby giving you the wherewithal to play your silly and ungrateful games against our fair land.

Lastly, parents, take your teenagers to see Act of Valor. Maybe, just maybe, some of the courage, patriotism and dignity depicted in this film will erase the film this crappy culture has slimed your kid with.

God bless America, our warriors who protect her, and those involved with this movie. Amen.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Editorial
KEYWORDS: actofvalor; hollywood; moviereview; specialforces; usnavy
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To: Future Snake Eater; who knows what evil?; tarheelswamprat
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/6/61/Birth_of_a_Nation_theatrical_poster.jpg/220px-Birth_of_a_Nation_theatrical_poster.jpg

And The Tomatometer gave Birth of a Nation 100%, so I question the validity of Rotten tomatoes.

51 posted on 02/26/2012 6:34:53 AM PST by KC_Lion (I will NEVER vote for Romney, the GOP will go the way of the Whigs if they nominate him)
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To: Kaslin

bump


52 posted on 02/26/2012 6:39:58 AM PST by Christian4Bush (PSA. As of 2/26/12, 254/329 days 'til we vote out/take out the trash. (11/6/12, 1/20/13))
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To: Kaslin

Of course the conservatives have been taught only to shriek their howls of disapproval, while the left just sits there and tut tuts so they can pretend to moral superiority. But destroying any lefty is as easy as asking the right questions. EG; “Would you want your children to be more like the SEALs or Seth Rogan?”


53 posted on 02/26/2012 6:43:09 AM PST by junta ("Peace is a racket", testimony from crime boss Barrack Hussein Obama.)
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To: KC_Lion

So did president Wilson.


54 posted on 02/26/2012 6:44:44 AM PST by junta ("Peace is a racket", testimony from crime boss Barrack Hussein Obama.)
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To: Kaslin

I watched the movie yesterday with my family. My wife took it kind of hard because our oldest has just recently deployed to Afghaniland. Even though our son isn’t in the SEALS or any other special forces unit, he is an infantryman and the possibility to be killed is great. I think the narration at the end about living your life to the fullest was inspiring. The other thing I wondered was when the final scene was taking place in Mexico was that is the place our troops need to be, clearing out the murdurous scum there. As for Afghanistan, bomb it to the ground and remove our troops, it aint worth another drop of American blood in my opinion.


55 posted on 02/26/2012 6:49:54 AM PST by ScubieNuc (When there is no justice in the laws, justice is left to the outlaws.)
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To: Kaslin

I watched the movie yesterday with my family. My wife took it kind of hard because our oldest has just recently deployed to Afghaniland. Even though our son isn’t in the SEALS or any other special forces unit, he is an infantryman and the possibility to be killed is great. I think the narration at the end about living your life to the fullest was inspiring. The other thing I wondered was when the final scene was taking place in Mexico was that is the place our troops need to be, clearing out the murdurous scum there. As for Afghanistan, bomb it to the ground and remove our troops, it aint worth another drop of American blood in my opinion.


56 posted on 02/26/2012 6:50:07 AM PST by ScubieNuc (When there is no justice in the laws, justice is left to the outlaws.)
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To: Future Snake Eater
The biggest complaint I read about the movie was that the SEALs are portrayed as people without personality flaws (”so we never really get to know who they are”). I don’t know if that’s a fair critique or not. I’ll be going to see the film on Wednesday.

Some people turn their nose up at anything good. They are convinced all of life is evil and anything positive is simply deception.

There is a real need for our art to be better than we are, to inspire us to reach our full potential rather than wallow in the mire of our most selfish desires.

57 posted on 02/26/2012 6:56:50 AM PST by hopespringseternal
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To: Future Snake Eater

“28% on the Tomatometer”

Seriously, you take their word for anything? When it comes to movies reviews I listen to other conservatives, and I have heard nothing but great things about this movie from those who have seen it.


58 posted on 02/26/2012 6:57:42 AM PST by NavyCanDo
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To: Future Snake Eater

Given the mindset of most professional movie critics, Act of Valor should take its 28 percent Tomatometer rating as a badge of honor.

I saw the movie. Very glad I did. May go see it again.


59 posted on 02/26/2012 6:58:46 AM PST by Lucas McCain (The day may come when the courage of men will fail, but not this day.)
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To: ScubieNuc

“Mexico is the place our troops need to be, clearing out the murdurous scum there. As for Afghanistan, bomb it to the ground and remove our troops, it aint worth another drop of American blood in my opinion.”

100% Agree.


60 posted on 02/26/2012 7:01:25 AM PST by NavyCanDo
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To: silverleaf

A Russian drug smuggler living in South America is helping the main terrorist, a Chechen islamic jihadi get suicide bombers into the US via Mexico. They were childood friends who played soccer.

The Russian is captured, and the interrogator points out the irony that the Russian has a Jewish last name, but is helping an islamic terrorist.

Some other post on FR had someone trying to make this out to be some sort of gross anti-Semitism. That notion is completely absurd.


61 posted on 02/26/2012 7:17:22 AM PST by MikeSteelBe (Austrian Hitler was, as the Halfrican Hitler does.)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

Along with independent moviemakers, some foreign studios have put out some outstanding 5-star movies in the last few years that hardly get any notice over here, but would make any Freepers “gotta see” movie list.

Such as:

Max Manus-Man of War

As Far as my feet will Carry Me

Sophie Scholl – The Final Days

(all available on Netflix)


62 posted on 02/26/2012 7:20:20 AM PST by NavyCanDo
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To: Kaslin
http://news.yahoo.com/stephen-baldwin-kevin-mccullough-launch-defense-act-valor-221019173.html

Actor Stephen Baldwin & CEO Kevin McCullough, principals of XtreMEDIA (http://www.X3Media.net), a New York City based media company, are speaking out in defense of this weekend’s “Act of Valor” movie produced by Bandito Bros., and distributed by Relativity Media.

New York, NY (PRWEB) February 24, 2012

Responding to attacks largely from voices on the political left, by pundits and writers who have by most measure not seen the film, Actor Stephen Baldwin & CEO Kevin McCullough, principals of XtreMEDIA (http://www.X3Media.net), a New York City based media company, are speaking out in defense of this weekend’s “Act of Valor” movie produced by Bandito Bros., and distributed by Relativity Media.

“For bloggers, opinion writers, and journalists who have seen only the trailer to label this film ‘propaganda’ or ‘pro-war’ or anything of that ilk, is irresponsible and absurd,” said CEO/Principal Kevin McCullough. “It is first and foremost an amazing piece of entertainment, followed by a close second as a resounding statement of honor towards those who do these dangerous jobs to keep us free.”

“The makers of this film, made this film, because they really haven’t felt good about how the military has been depicted in Hollywood in 30-40 years,” said Stephen Baldwin, President/Principal. “One of the major things we attempt to do through our radio show (Baldwin/McCullough *LIVE*) is to do anything we can to show support for our troops.” “The filmmaker’s Q & A following the screening was also very telling. Their primary motivation for making this apolitical movie about the life of Navy Seals was primarily to pay honor and tribute to the sacrifice these extraordinary individuals make in order for all the rest of us to walk around free.” added McCullough.

“This story is a story that is all about the brotherhood of being Navy Seals,” said Baldwin, “This film had me riveted on the edge of my seat, and I’m an actor!”

Stephen Baldwin & Kevin McCullough are not being compensated for any of the public relations and media attention they have generated towards the opening of this film.

“This is a passion for us, my brother in law is active duty Navy being deployed in F18s directly into the dangers we face today,” surmised McCullough. “For the political, theological, or cultural left to attempt to destroy this apolitical story by a secret whispering campaign of disdain, is in a word, un-American.”

63 posted on 02/26/2012 7:44:42 AM PST by Pollster1 (Natural born citizen of the USA, with the birth certificate to prove it)
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To: Kaslin
I don’t mind if someone uses the F word occasionally, but if someone uses it continuously and constantly, I wonder about their mentality

No wonder here, they are idiots. If you ever hear me say that, it means I am PO'd beyond measure since I never say it.

Dropping it every sentence kind of lessens the impact, great going Seth, you're a lousy actor (not funny either which is an enormous sin if you can't act) and God knows what kind of human he is.

64 posted on 02/26/2012 7:49:23 AM PST by Lx (Do you like it, do you like it. Scott? I call it Mr. and Mrs. Tennerman chili.)
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To: Future Snake Eater

“portrayed as people without personality flaws”

Hollywood truly hates heroes who are not deeply flawed.

(The Clinton administration also had this attitude, and Bill and Hillary would not let anyone near them who *did not* have a bad personal failing known to them. They felt they could not *trust* honest and upright people. Plus, they wanted something to destroy them with if they turned on the Clintons.)

(Oddly enough, they shared this same sensibility with Adolf Hitler, who surrounded himself with freaks and deviants.)

In any event, Hollywood craves to tear down heroes, not build them up, using the excuse that there *are* no heroes, and to portray the heroic is just propaganda. So they use “deconstruction”, negative propaganda, to do this.

This is why the remake of The Alamo was such an incredible flop. Audiences wanted the heroes of the Alamo portrayed as the heroes they were, *not* to have them depicted as bigoted, cruel, stupid and cowardly, as Hollywood depicted them.

This mood even extends out of the US. Not too long ago, a Mexican film director made a movie about an almost mythical Mexican hero, and he pulled out all the stops to make him look noble and magnificent. The Mexican movie critics were terribly bitter at him, and utterly hated the movie, giving it terrible reviews and said it was full of lies.

But the Mexican public *loved* the movie, because it showed them a Mexican hero they could be proud of. No scandal, no personal failings, no war crimes, etc. An ideal hero.


65 posted on 02/26/2012 8:02:16 AM PST by yefragetuwrabrumuy
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To: Kaslin

To ALL,

On the 22nd of February, the US Supreme Court heard arguments about the Stolen Valor Act. I truly hope that every justice gets a complimentary DVD of this movie ASAP.

I suspect that the number of fake SEALs is going to go through the roof. The VeriSeal organization has long been getting 200 fakes for every real SEAL they verify.

America needs the Stolen Valor Act to nail these scum.


66 posted on 02/26/2012 8:09:52 AM PST by yefragetuwrabrumuy
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To: Sirius Lee
"And really, how likely is it that a recruit with personality flaws is going to make it into the program, let alone make it through BUD/S?"

The question is unanswerable.

67 posted on 02/26/2012 8:23:59 AM PST by Enterprise ("Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." Voltaire)
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To: silverleaf
"Is it true the main terrorist in the movie is a Jew?"

NO! And I don't want to give away too much of the movie to elaborate.

68 posted on 02/26/2012 8:26:12 AM PST by Enterprise ("Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." Voltaire)
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To: Kaslin

Saw it yesterday. Great movie. Somewhat like Black Hawk down, but the actors were obviously not Hollywood actors. Made it even better.


69 posted on 02/26/2012 9:13:26 AM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (Government is the religion of the fascists.)
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To: Enterprise

Jesse Ventura made it through BUD/S.

Seems it’s not without the realm of possibility.


70 posted on 02/26/2012 9:20:53 AM PST by Henry Hnyellar
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To: Kaslin
Such utter garbage. "Act of Valor" should really be called Act of Goebbels for its having a slavic Jew (Christo) as head of a Islamic, fillipino terror group.

The movie is a combination of a principle in "Mein Kampf" plus the theatre of absurd.

Muslims would not make a Jew head of their terrorist gang or head of Muslim terrorism. That is not how Islam works. The stuntmen/producers of this movie did not have the guts to focus in on Islamic terror so they made a Jew the top baddie. This movie will help spread antisemitism sublinamally as the Jew is the one behind Islamic terror(?).

That woman whom I can't mention on this website had a score rating for this so-called "Act of Valor." She gave it

FOUR GOEBBELS PLUS A BIN LADEN PLUS AN ARAFAT



71 posted on 02/26/2012 9:45:58 AM PST by Stepan12
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To: yefragetuwrabrumuy
Hollywood truly hates heroes who are not deeply flawed.

I don't think it's really that sinister. It's just more interesting and more realistic. People aren't perfect, even great people.

That's why I found the "John Adams" series to be so fascinating. The Founding Fathers weren't gods; they were flawed people, too, grasping for a solution to a very big problem, and a number of them didn't even agree that we did the right thing any step of the way (I'm mainly thinking of Jefferson here).

I've been around the military for most of my life, and there are some fantastic people in it, but they have their issues. Most people don't know any Spec Ops guys in general or SEALs in particular. They want to know what they're like, and it could be distancing for some to see them portrayed as a group of Adonises. Others may like it as an aspiration of something to be.

It really just depends on who's watching and what they're looking for, I guess.

72 posted on 02/26/2012 9:49:03 AM PST by Future Snake Eater (Don't stop. Keep moving!)
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To: Kaslin
IMHO there is one very big side affect from this movie.

Any attempt by Obama and his liberal-progressive-socilaist support network to produce a pro-Obama movie based on the Bin Laden raid of last year should be canceled.

How could a movie produced by Hollywood compare to the real thing? Even Hollywood's best stunt men said they could do what the real SEALs do in training much less on real operations.

I haven't bought a DVD in years - none of Hollywood's best were worth a plugged wooden nickel. But, this one will become part of my personal collection.

Wonder what its box office return will be? Also wonder where it will appear in the 2013 Oscar list?

73 posted on 02/26/2012 9:54:16 AM PST by Nip (TANSTAAFL and BOHICA)
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To: Kaslin

I took my Gf and my son to go see it yesterday.We saw it in a multplex cinema in a very conservative town with a high population of Vets.

A great movie.I expect the muslim loving liberal brown nosers will start attacking it from every angle, can’t have the sheeple of America starting to grow some patriotic balls now can they?


74 posted on 02/26/2012 9:59:13 AM PST by Eye of Unk (Liberals need not reply.)
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To: Stepan12

You couldn’t be more wrong. Have you seen it? I saw it yesterday and you are way off base.


75 posted on 02/26/2012 10:03:48 AM PST by Jay Thomas (If not for my faith in Christ, I would despair.)
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To: Borges

ping


76 posted on 02/26/2012 10:04:42 AM PST by EveningStar
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To: Kaslin

I loved Act of Valor. Great movie!!!!!!

Very emotional at the end.


77 posted on 02/26/2012 10:09:16 AM PST by moviefan8
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To: NavyCanDo

I saw one a few months ago that was among one of the most moving flicks I have ever seen in my life. A Russian flick called “The Thief” or “Vor” which I guess is Russian for it. A great movie on the importance of a father figure in a kids life which is why I guess I never heard of it being that it goes against the liberals propaganda on the beauty of single motherhood. The movie is about 15 years old and it was completely buried, at least it was to me and I watch a ton of flicks. Thanks for the heads up on those other ones you mentioned, I’ll look them up. Just finished watching every movie Charlie Chaplin ever made, at least most of them I think. All the major ones at least. I don’t know why I never saw any of his stuff before.


78 posted on 02/26/2012 10:29:15 AM PST by GrandJediMasterYoda (How ironic that Ann Coulter should write a book called Treason.)
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To: Stepan12

You’re kidding right? They have a Jew as head of a Islamo group? WTF?


79 posted on 02/26/2012 10:32:31 AM PST by GrandJediMasterYoda (How ironic that Ann Coulter should write a book called Treason.)
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To: Kaslin

Act of Valor

Domestic Total as of Feb. 26, 2012: $24,700,000 (Opening Weekend)

Distributor: Relativity Release Date: February 24, 2012
Genre: Thriller Runtime: 1 hrs. 51 min.
MPAA Rating: R Production Budget: $12 million


80 posted on 02/26/2012 10:39:56 AM PST by My Favorite Headache (In a world where I feel so small, I can't stop thinking big. Vote Newt!)
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To: moviefan8

Numbers are in...

1 N Act of Valor Rela. $24,700,000 - 3,039 - $8,128 $24,700,000 $12 1
2 N Tyler Perry’s Good Deeds LGF $16,000,000 - 2,132 - $7,505 $16,000,000 - 1
3 4 Journey 2: The Mysterious Island WB $13,475,000 -32.1% 3,350 -150 $4,022 $76,731,000 $79 3
4 1 Safe House Uni. $11,400,000 -51.8% 3,052 -69 $3,735 $98,100,000 $85 3
5 2 The Vow SGem $10,000,000 -56.6% 3,038 +80 $3,292 $103,007,000 $30 3
6 3 Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance Sony $8,800,000 -60.2% 3,174 - $2,773 $37,832,000 $57 2
7 5 This Means War Fox $8,500,000 -51.2% 3,189 - $2,665 $33,571,000 $65 2
8 N Wanderlust Uni. $6,600,000 - 2,002 - $3,297 $6,600,000 - 1
9 N Gone Sum. $5,000,000 - 2,186 - $2,287 $5,000,000 - 1
10 9 The Secret World of Arrietty BV $4,503,000 -30.1% 1,522 - $2,959 $14,660,000 - 2
11 7 Chronicle (2012) Fox $3,705,000 -51.4% 1,797 -759 $2,062 $58,005,000 $12 4
12 6 Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (in 3D) Fox $3,100,000 -61.1% 1,618 -1,037 $1,916 $40,370,000 - 3
13 12 The Artist Wein. $3,000,000 +23.4% 966 +158 $3,106 $31,874,000 $15 14
14 8 The Woman in Black CBS $2,730,000 -59.1% 1,727 -832 $1,581 $50,459,000 - 4
15 11 The Descendants FoxS $2,200,000 -25.0% 889 -354 $2,475 $78,527,000 - 15


81 posted on 02/26/2012 10:40:45 AM PST by My Favorite Headache (In a world where I feel so small, I can't stop thinking big. Vote Newt!)
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To: nuconvert

There are some clear scenes of the result of torture (aftermath, not during) which underscore the brutality of the enemy.
They are not throughout the movie, just in a few spots and they are consistent with the story line at that time.
You can see far more brutality, blood and gore in any number of R rated movies with less relevance IMHO.
I would suggest if someone was squeamish (and I don’t knock that) that someone else they trust see the movie and give them a review.
I do suggest that parents see the movie before pre-teens or young teens.
The movie portrays the military in an honest light and I do think it is valuable for teens who have been exposed to Avatar to see this movie.
There is bravery, compassion and humanity in this movie, just like real people are (and of course there are non-actor real people in it, being like themselves).
I will see it again and buy the blu-ray when it comes out.
The movie is 2 and 1/2 hours long and I was surprised when it was at the end. It kept my unwavering interest.


82 posted on 02/26/2012 11:00:33 AM PST by GOPBiker (Thank a veteran, with a smile, every chance you get. You do more good than you can know.)
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To: KC_Lion

Why? ‘Birth of a Nation’ is a staggeringly important film that everyone should see.


83 posted on 02/26/2012 11:24:52 AM PST by Borges
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To: GOPBiker

Thank you for taking the time to reply as you did.
I appreciate it.


84 posted on 02/26/2012 11:25:35 AM PST by nuconvert ( Khomeini promised change too // Hail, Chairman O)
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To: Carbonsteel

Redacted wasn’t made by Hollywood.


85 posted on 02/26/2012 11:27:54 AM PST by Borges
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To: MikeSteelBe

Debbie Schlussel has called it ‘Goebbels style’ anti-semitic propaganda! Amazing.


86 posted on 02/26/2012 11:34:32 AM PST by Borges
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To: Borges

So is “Triumph of the Will” what matters is the message of the Film, and if its message is Racist or Anti-Semitic, than at least it is well shot Racism and Antisemitism.


87 posted on 02/26/2012 11:55:39 AM PST by KC_Lion (I will NEVER vote for Romney, the GOP will go the way of the Whigs if they nominate him)
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To: Enterprise

I haven’t paid too much attention to ticket receipts in the past but I wanted to look at this movie. The stories I dug up today at 2:00PM on Sunday afternoon says they took $9.1MM in in Friday and for the entire weekend the total is $24.7MM.

Now I can’t say I’m an expert but these numbers don’t add up and also how do the numbers come out at 2 on Sunday afternoon? Friday’s numbers I would have thought would have led to a figure more like $30 plus million.


88 posted on 02/26/2012 12:09:04 PM PST by Recon Dad (Gas & Petroleum Junkie)
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To: KC_Lion

It’s not just a matter of it being well shot but of it pioneering a medium. It’s where the movies began and people interested in the medium need to see it. D.W. Griffith was a frontier scout of the cinema.


89 posted on 02/26/2012 12:11:09 PM PST by Borges
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To: Recon Dad
Don't come back with any crap about the acting was bad or the bad guys were not real enough.

Since that's almost word for word what I said in the thread about the movie yesterday, I'm going to assume that's what you are referring to. Can you honestly sit there and say that (looking the actors who played the bad guys up)Calderon, Cespedes, and Cottle turned in anything but sub-B grade performances?

If you like the movie for the message, that's fine, just say so. But please, let's not pretend that it's an artistic achievement because of politics.

I said Friday if you'll sit there and watch Stallone and Chuck Morris in a movie then these SEALS deserve Academy Awards for their performances.

Perhaps that's the difference between us. Outside of Rocky, I never could stand Stallone. Never cared for Chuck either. For that matter I never liked Arnold outside of his sci-fi movies. Segal was the only one I could watch, and that was only when he was showcasing real aikido, or working with Danial Inosanto on bringing real kali to the screen. I guess I'm not a fan of action movies.

90 posted on 02/26/2012 12:17:22 PM PST by Melas (u)
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To: Kaslin

We are heading out right now to see the Movie... Hope to avoid the crowds. 4pm show.


91 posted on 02/26/2012 12:19:12 PM PST by sig229 (The loonie left "FLUNKED" human nature 101)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

Thanks for the tip on “The Thief”

I think you will feel as drawn in on Sophie Scholl: The Final Days, as well. Few movies draw you in like that, and stay with you for many days after.


92 posted on 02/26/2012 1:01:33 PM PST by NavyCanDo
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To: Borges

I guess so, Hitler’s Munich Olympic Speech was the first Radio Broadcast powerful enough to be sent into space.


93 posted on 02/26/2012 1:56:11 PM PST by KC_Lion (I will NEVER vote for Romney, the GOP will go the way of the Whigs if they nominate him)
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To: wtc911

My husband and I got home a while ago from watching the movie. You know how the audience always talk during movies. In this one, there was total silence from the audience


94 posted on 02/26/2012 2:14:43 PM PST by Kaslin (Acronym for OBAMA: One Big Ass Mistake America)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

That is not correct. In the movie, a Jew is not the head of an Islamist terrorist group.


95 posted on 02/26/2012 2:43:07 PM PST by Enterprise ("Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." Voltaire)
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To: Stepan12
""Act of Valor" should really be called Act of Goebbels for its having a slavic Jew (Christo) as head of a Islamic, fillipino terror group."

See the movie and then come back and apologize to the rest of the posters for your ridiculous comment.

96 posted on 02/26/2012 2:47:55 PM PST by Enterprise ("Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." Voltaire)
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To: Kaslin

They shot it using six Canon EOS5 digital SLRs...the kind you can buy for under $3 grand at PC Richards.


97 posted on 02/26/2012 2:56:58 PM PST by wtc911 (Amigo - you've been had.)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

Looks like I’ll have to put The Thief on my wish list. The DVD or streaming does not seem to be available. I did see the trailer and it does look good.


98 posted on 02/26/2012 3:40:13 PM PST by NavyCanDo
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To: Enterprise

We saw it yesterday. There was a guy a few seats away from us who stood and saluted at the end of the movie.

I wish they would have put the fallen in a still frame rather than a crawl.

Rarely does a movie engage me the way Acto fo Valor did. I was exhausted at the end. Only a truely great movie can do that. I wouldn’t be against seeing it again.

Everyone should see it. I think Lefties should so that they can see what the real monsters do to women and innocents. But they probably can’t be honest enough to say they were wrong.


99 posted on 02/26/2012 3:51:54 PM PST by oneamericanvoice (Support freedom! Support the troops! Surrender is not an option!)
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To: RightOnline

Well, here’s your chance to send a message to Hollyweird. Your ticket supports a great pro-military, pro-America, pro-freedom movie. No doubt the Left will be bashing it soon, since it is doing so well. Take a stand for those that take a stand for us.


100 posted on 02/26/2012 3:58:23 PM PST by oneamericanvoice (Support freedom! Support the troops! Surrender is not an option!)
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