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'2016' Oscar Snub Has Filmmakers Claiming Political Bias
Hollywood Reporter ^ | 12-4-2012 | Paul Bond

Posted on 12/05/2012 11:14:02 AM PST by smoothsailing

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1 posted on 12/05/2012 11:14:10 AM PST by smoothsailing
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2 posted on 12/05/2012 11:17:22 AM PST by smoothsailing
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To: smoothsailing

I saw “2016” on Netflix recently. Wasn’t too bowled over by it. Partly because I already knew most of what he went over, so there weren’t any surprises. Even so, it felt kind of flat and much too low key.


3 posted on 12/05/2012 11:18:38 AM PST by rbg81
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To: smoothsailing

I saw “2016” on Netflix recently. Wasn’t too bowled over by it. Partly because I already knew most of what he went over, so there weren’t any surprises. Even so, it felt kind of flat and much too low key.


4 posted on 12/05/2012 11:18:38 AM PST by rbg81
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To: smoothsailing

It should have at least been nominated for the Best Non-Fiction documentary. Oh wait...


5 posted on 12/05/2012 11:21:17 AM PST by FlingWingFlyer (Don't tax me bro! Tax that guy over there!)
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To: smoothsailing

In the eyes of a liberal, criticizing the state is blasphemy.


6 posted on 12/05/2012 11:21:26 AM PST by ZirconEncrustedTweezers (Democrats are evil. Republicans are stupid.)
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What I find surprising is that they’re surprised that their anti-leftist film didn’t get kudos from the film industry.


7 posted on 12/05/2012 11:24:49 AM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: smoothsailing

I haven’t watched an Academy Award ceremony since the Obamadork was getting his first quota-baby entrance into college.


8 posted on 12/05/2012 11:25:17 AM PST by Da Coyote
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To: smoothsailing

By ignoring 2016, the top-performing box-office hit of 2012.

lol. A bit of an exaggeration there for sure.


9 posted on 12/05/2012 11:27:04 AM PST by napscoordinator (GOP Candidate 2020 - "Bloomberg 2020 - We vote for whatever crap the GOP puts in front of us.")
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In terms of Best Picture, I'd agree. But I assume 2016 would be nominated for Best Documentary, historically an unexciting catagory.

Considering "Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry", "Bully","Detropia" and "Ethel" made the list, I would think the one documentary that probably out grossed the next ten combined would've at least been nominated.

10 posted on 12/05/2012 11:27:59 AM PST by skeeter
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To: Da Coyote

Seriously you should watch “The Artist”...absolutely worth every award it received. I didn’t want to go and I went kicking and screaming...My wife told me to knock it off...lol. I ended up LOVING it.....


11 posted on 12/05/2012 11:29:03 AM PST by napscoordinator (GOP Candidate 2020 - "Bloomberg 2020 - We vote for whatever crap the GOP puts in front of us.")
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To: smoothsailing

Obama won(maybe), so Hollywood will trash conservatives, and make even more leftist films over the next 4 years.


12 posted on 12/05/2012 11:32:01 AM PST by stephenjohnbanker
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To: smoothsailing

By just the thought of a new film criticizing George W Bush has already received several awards.....


13 posted on 12/05/2012 11:35:54 AM PST by jughandle
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To: MrB

I don’t think Molen and D’Souza are surprised. I think they’re disgusted.


14 posted on 12/05/2012 11:43:14 AM PST by smoothsailing
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I'm shocked.................

15 posted on 12/05/2012 11:46:02 AM PST by Red Badger (Lincoln freed the slaves. Obama just got them ALL back......................)
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To: napscoordinator
Not an exaggeration at all, given D'Souza is talking about film documentaries. Context, naps, context.
16 posted on 12/05/2012 11:51:02 AM PST by smoothsailing
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To: rbg81

When it comes to documentaries, “flat” and “low key” are more credible, than (say) “strident” and “hysterical”.


17 posted on 12/05/2012 11:54:56 AM PST by USFRIENDINVICTORIA
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To: smoothsailing
That is a shame, but I hear the movie is up for the Noble Peace Prize in the film flim-flam category.

FMCDH(BITS)

18 posted on 12/05/2012 11:58:48 AM PST by nothingnew (I fear for my Republic due to marxist influence in our government. Open eyes/see)
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To: MrB

Did you read the article? Molen said it confirms his suspicion about treatment of anything from a conservative perspective in Hollywood, while D’Souza expressed gratitude to the “Academy’ for confirmeing for ordinary Americans its leftist bias.


19 posted on 12/05/2012 12:00:39 PM PST by EDINVA
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To: napscoordinator
By ignoring 2016, the top-performing box-office hit of 2012. lol. A bit of an exaggeration there for sure.

I'm sure he meant, in the Documentary category. I"m pretty sure in Documentaries, it was a top-performing box-office hit.

20 posted on 12/05/2012 12:07:56 PM PST by LibertarianLiz
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