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Dinesh D'Souza's America: Review
citizen5408.com ^ | June 20, 2014 | Greg C.

Posted on 06/19/2014 11:38:17 PM PDT by FreedomFighter1013

...America is partly a imagining of a world without America, but more powerfully it is a virtual courtroom drama as the filmmakers lay out, then carefully refute the Lefts' moral indictments of America: to wit: that America stole the land from Native Americans and Mexico and stole the labor of slaves and the resources from the third world to build its remarkable wealth.

Part of the strength of the film is that it uses interviews with leading intellectuals on the Left, including Noam Chomsky, Ward Churchill, Michael Eric Dyson and Alan Dershowitz. It also featured a good deal of archival video of the malevolently charismatic (and incredibly Machiavellian) Saul Alinsky and some fan-boy gushing over Howard Zinn by Woody Harrelson and...

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TOPICS: Announcements; Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: america; dsouza; movies
Thoroughly enjoyed it.
1 posted on 06/19/2014 11:38:17 PM PDT by FreedomFighter1013
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To: FreedomFighter1013

Ward Churchill, the fake American Indian, is a “leading intellectual”?


2 posted on 06/20/2014 2:12:40 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: FreedomFighter1013

Where can we go to find out the schedule of showing times, theatres, etc.?


3 posted on 06/20/2014 2:18:02 AM PDT by CincyRichieRich (Refuse to remain silent.)
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I found the website. It comes out on July 2. Theaters should be posted then, or I guess, the day before?

Hope that helps, I just googled America Movie.


4 posted on 06/20/2014 3:15:20 AM PDT by Gefn (More cowbell)
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To: FreedomFighter1013

Lions gate is interesting: 10 years ago the gears coming up on screen signaled a totally b-grade movie, but they steadily improved their film selection and production and to me, now, the gears=quality.


5 posted on 06/20/2014 4:42:39 AM PDT by LS ('Castles made of sand, fall in the sea . . . eventually.' Hendrix)
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To: CincyRichieRich

http://www.americathemovie.com/


6 posted on 06/20/2014 12:13:42 PM PDT by iowamark (I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

“Ward Churchill, the fake American Indian, is a “leading intellectual?”

On the left. A leading intellectual on the left.

You know, a moron.


7 posted on 06/21/2014 6:44:47 PM PDT by dsc (Any attempt to move a government to the left is a crime against humanity.)
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To: FreedomFighter1013

I just saw it. This movie is a refreshing reprieve from the depressing Obamanation. The speech Bono gives about America near the end is itself worth the price of admission alone. (Who would have thought?). Normally I have problems with different versions of the Star Spangled Banner but the version they play during the credits will keep you in your seat until it’s done playing.


8 posted on 07/02/2014 4:45:44 PM PDT by Nateman (If liberals are not screaming you are doing it wrong!)
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To: FreedomFighter1013
Part of the strength of the film is that it uses interviews with leading intellectuals on the Left, including Noam Chomsky, Ward Churchill, Michael Eric Dyson and Alan Dershowitz. It also featured a good deal of archival video of the malevolently charismatic (and incredibly Machiavellian) Saul Alinsky and some fan-boy gushing over Howard Zinn by Woody Harrelson and...

Please!!! Totally lost me right then and there!!!

9 posted on 07/02/2014 4:50:01 PM PDT by Osage Orange (I have strong feelings about gun control. If there's a gun around, I want to be controlling it.)
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You are obviously too shallow a person to appreciate Woody Harrelson's intelligent and insightful musings.

/sarc

10 posted on 07/03/2014 10:28:08 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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I can't wait for the usual incisive reviews by freepers who will see the film over the long holiday weekend.

Leni

11 posted on 07/03/2014 10:35:00 PM PDT by MinuteGal
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To: Nateman

I think you spoke for me! We sat to the very end of the credits and the storm tossed version of the Star Spangled Banner was very good!

I learned several things I had never explored. Winning a war and giving back 1/2 of the land was a new concept to me!

Statistics about slaves and white forced labor was also presented in a comparison I had never considered.

It made me think. Can you ask for more?


12 posted on 07/04/2014 6:59:20 PM PDT by 3D-JOY
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To: FreedomFighter1013

bleeping bias at Movies.com !!!

America is playing near me (I will see it this evening), and it opened at #12 in this weekend’s box office, but the Movies.com site lists FIFTY “movies near you” (based upon my zip code in Philly area) without even showing that America is available in this area.

i.e., they are doing all they can to ignore it while they promote numerous less popular films, all of which are meaningless pap.

Scumbags!!


13 posted on 07/06/2014 9:30:44 AM PDT by Enchante
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To: MinuteGal

It’s an excellent, well made movie.


14 posted on 07/21/2014 4:27:52 PM PDT by Guenevere
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