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'Star Trek' Actor: Sequel Critiques Bush/Cheney Foreign Policy (Benedict Cumberbatch)
Breitbart - Big Hollywood ^ | May 14, 2013 | Christian Toto

Posted on 05/15/2013 8:49:07 AM PDT by EveningStar

Will the new Star Trek sequel boldly go where much of Hollywood has gone before--bashing President George W. Bush?

Benedict Cumberbatch, the British actor who plays the mysterious villain in Star Trek Into Darkness, told BBC America that the new film's futuristic setting didn't stop it from reflecting on recent global events.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: benedictcumberbatch; bush; cheney; shutupandact; startrek; startrekintodarkness

1 posted on 05/15/2013 8:49:07 AM PDT by EveningStar
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To: EveningStar

Wasn’t planning on seeing it. Now I know I won’t see it.


2 posted on 05/15/2013 8:50:14 AM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: EveningStar

More worthless trash from Trashywood.


3 posted on 05/15/2013 8:51:42 AM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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To: EveningStar

The one review I read for this film isn’t positive.

IMHO, another one for the discount bins at Walmart


4 posted on 05/15/2013 8:52:03 AM PDT by MamaDearest
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To: EveningStar
...didn't stop it from reflecting on recent global events.

Bush and Chenney have been out of office for 4-1/2 years.

5 posted on 05/15/2013 8:52:08 AM PDT by mountn man (The Pleasure You Get From Life Is Equal To The Attitude You Put Into It)
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To: EveningStar

“The Stupid is strong with this one.”

Oh, wait, wrong movie. Still stupid, though.


6 posted on 05/15/2013 8:52:16 AM PDT by ottbmare (The OTTB Mare--now a Marine Mom)
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To: EveningStar
Sequel Critiques Bush/Cheney Foreign Policy

How long does it have to continue before it is finally called the "Obama/Biden Foreign Policy"?
7 posted on 05/15/2013 8:53:24 AM PDT by Sopater (Is it not lawful for me to do what I will with mine own? - Matthew 20:15a)
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To: EveningStar

Always warms my heart to see the entertainment industry, which practices the most abominable morals in recorded history, preach to the rest of us about their moral superiority.


8 posted on 05/15/2013 8:54:38 AM PDT by LucianOfSamasota (Tanstaafl - its not just for breakfast anymore...)
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To: EveningStar

I’d like to thank everyone who didn’t let the secret out that Bush is no longer President and hasn’t been for a long while. I thought that with all of the leaks and scandals that leftists would eventually find that out but it seems some are still in the dark.


9 posted on 05/15/2013 8:54:55 AM PDT by Hillarys Gate Cult (Liberals make unrealistic demands on reality and reality doesn't oblige them.)
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To: EveningStar

Wait and see the will eventually get around to Sarah Palin and her living descendants in the future placing them as to blame and shame positions.


10 posted on 05/15/2013 8:55:26 AM PDT by Spartan302 (Spartans never quit, they come back later with more warriors.)
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To: EveningStar
To Mr. Cumberbatch: Congratulations, a**hole, you just blew off 30% of your potential audience, many of whom will look for your name in cast lists to avoid seeing your pansy face. Could have expected this from the actor who played the closet fairy spy in Tinker, Taylor.
11 posted on 05/15/2013 8:56:08 AM PDT by katana (Just my opinions)
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To: EveningStar

Sadly more than a few freepers will find this appealing.


12 posted on 05/15/2013 8:57:36 AM PDT by lonestar67 (I remember when unemployment was 4.7 percent)
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To: EveningStar

A stupid British actor theorizing. That’s all this is.

I have good friends in the US Military who have already seen it...and loved it. Apparently there was an early release for some US Bases.

I intend to see it and expect it will be a very good sci-fi fiction movie.

I could care less what some British actor who is in the film thinks...besides, hehehe, he probably gets completely waisted in the movie anyway. I’ll let you know Saturday after I see it.


13 posted on 05/15/2013 8:58:59 AM PDT by Jeff Head
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To: EveningStar

Didn’t know if I wanted to see this or not. Now I know I don’t.


14 posted on 05/15/2013 8:59:07 AM PDT by pgkdan (Some taglines never go away....)
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To: EveningStar

That’s too bad. I really liked Cumberbatch in Parades End and Tinker, Tailor, Soldier Spy. I may have to re-think that.


15 posted on 05/15/2013 9:01:17 AM PDT by Old Teufel Hunden (t)
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To: Sopater

Up until recently I had believed that Obozo/Biteme were untouchable as to how badly they were running the country, and their foreign policy failures. More recently things are looking more hopeful that these cretins will be held to account.


16 posted on 05/15/2013 9:01:39 AM PDT by SoldierDad (Proud dad of an Army Soldier who has survived 24 months of Combat deployment.)
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To: BenLurkin

I’m a fan of Star Trek - but I won’t be paying good money for this movie.


17 posted on 05/15/2013 9:03:33 AM PDT by SoldierDad (Proud dad of an Army Soldier who has survived 24 months of Combat deployment.)
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To: EveningStar

And yet they continue to have the nerve ask us for OUR money to support their leftist propaganda piece against us.


18 posted on 05/15/2013 9:03:49 AM PDT by Obadiah (High speed, low drag.)
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To: EveningStar
Yet they won't say one negative thing about The Dear Leader.


19 posted on 05/15/2013 9:13:23 AM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Someday our schools will teach the difference between "lose" and "loose")
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To: Old Teufel Hunden; katana

My 15-year-old daughter and her friends think he’s hot. Gets a shrug from me ... at least it’s not Justin Bieber or One Dimension ...


20 posted on 05/15/2013 9:16:34 AM PDT by Tax-chick (Sarah is right.)
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To: EveningStar

The new franchise is not Star Trek. They destroyed the Star Trek universe in the last movie.


21 posted on 05/15/2013 9:17:34 AM PDT by DManA
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To: EveningStar

Benedict Cumberbatch? Who is that? Another Hollywood type who thinks that because they’re in a movie what they say is really important? I’d rather get the opinion of Louie the mechanic.


22 posted on 05/15/2013 9:24:58 AM PDT by From The Deer Stand
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To: MamaDearest; All
Most of the reviews have been positive.
23 posted on 05/15/2013 9:25:07 AM PDT by EveningStar ("What color is the sky in your world?" -- Frasier Crane)
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To: Borges; DollyCali; Perdogg; KevinDavis

ping


24 posted on 05/15/2013 9:26:13 AM PDT by EveningStar ("What color is the sky in your world?" -- Frasier Crane)
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To: DManA

Not that it was a bad thing to destroy Rick Berman’s utopian mess that it was.


25 posted on 05/15/2013 9:28:41 AM PDT by miliantnutcase
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To: EveningStar

Even some hardcore Trekkers are turned off.


26 posted on 05/15/2013 9:31:57 AM PDT by TBP (Obama lies, Granny dies.)
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To: EveningStar

“Actors! Is there anything they don’t know?”


27 posted on 05/15/2013 9:32:31 AM PDT by Little Ray (How did I end up in this hand-basket, and why is it getting so hot?)
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To: EveningStar
Recent events? Sheesh - I remember when Star Trek reflected issues that were a bit fresher than five-plus years ago. Closer to eight years, really.

With that whopping error in time factoring, this guy's villain character must be the new, improved Trelane.

28 posted on 05/15/2013 9:33:29 AM PDT by Charles Martel (Endeavor to persevere...)
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To: Old Teufel Hunden

He also does well in the BBC’s recent incarnation of Sherlock.


29 posted on 05/15/2013 9:33:43 AM PDT by ItsOurTimeNow ("This ain't no party, this ain't no disco, this ain't no foolin' around.")
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To: Sopater
How long does it have to continue before it is finally called the "Obama/Biden Foreign Policy"?

They have to get one, first.

30 posted on 05/15/2013 9:38:13 AM PDT by ItsForTheChildren
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To: From The Deer Stand

You ever watch that movie “Team America”? The one with the puppets?

“As actors, it is our responsibility to read the newspapers, and then say what we read on television like it’s our own opinion.” LOL!

Or the best from Liv Tyler:

“If we focus our acting on global politics, we can change everything and stuff.”


31 posted on 05/15/2013 10:05:05 AM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Someday our schools will teach the difference between "lose" and "loose")
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To: EveningStar

This is the leftist douche playing Trek's best villain...

Sorry, Bennie, you're no Ricardo Montalban.

32 posted on 05/15/2013 10:10:23 AM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: EveningStar

Most of the characters in this latest movie series look gay. That makes the movie less believable.


33 posted on 05/15/2013 10:15:05 AM PDT by aimhigh (Guns do not kill people. Abortion kills people.)
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To: fieldmarshaldj

I dunno, this guys looks like some kind of re-imagined Sherlock Holmes to me.


34 posted on 05/15/2013 10:24:14 AM PDT by FlipWilson
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To: ItsForTheChildren

In the mean time, they’re pretty much sticking with the Bush/Cheney policy.


35 posted on 05/15/2013 10:28:01 AM PDT by Sopater (Is it not lawful for me to do what I will with mine own? - Matthew 20:15a)
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To: Sopater

“How long does it have to continue before it is finally called the “Obama/Biden Foreign Policy”

You mean total neglect? That makes for a pretty boring movie


36 posted on 05/15/2013 11:17:32 AM PDT by Hayzo
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To: Tax-chick

From what I understand, you’ll need to talk to them because he “bats for their team”, if you catch my drift.

He rides side-saddle, in other words.

/don’t care, never heard of him until the whole Star Trek thing.


37 posted on 05/15/2013 12:39:12 PM PDT by ro_dreaming (G.K. Chesterton, “Christianity has not been tried and found wanting. It’s been found hard and lef)
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To: ro_dreaming

They’re too young to care - he’s just a face and voice, might as well be CGI.


38 posted on 05/15/2013 12:40:59 PM PDT by Tax-chick (Sarah is right.)
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