Skip to comments.Coming Soon To A Theater Near You
Posted on 10/29/2017 6:35:30 AM PDT by NOBO2012
Well Im back and I see Raj and Little Mo did an excellent job keeping you apprised of developing stories in the political swamp. But Id like to turn our attention for a moment to the Hollywood sewer. George Clooney opened his latest directorial effort, Suburbicon, this week starring Matt Damon:
Suburbicon is a confused mishmash of a movie that attempts to blend two different storylines and fails to fully develop either in an engaging fashion. Chris Agar, Screen Rant
But its attempt to haphazardly take on a far weightier tale makes Suburbicon a much rarer, and more mesmerizing, kind of catastrophe. David Sims, The Atlantic
And those were reviews by people inclined to like the movie. Some were less subtle:
Suburbicon is not only unfunny, a bad sign for a black comedy, but deep-dyed dislikable. Joe Morgenstern, Wall Street Journal
It might have been better if George had tried harder to keep his anger at America and Americans for electing Donald J. Trump in check.
Clooney noted that he re-cut Suburbicon after the 2016 presidential election but long before this summers racist march in Charlottesville fired by his own ire and sense of betrayal, and his sense that the film needed to be angrier, less silly.
I havent seen the movie of course but from what I can make out from the reviews he nailed the angrier part but not the less silly. Rolling Stone zeroes in on the point at which the movie begins its death spiral:
Where the film goes wrong is its grafting on a subplot about racism that, however admirable, gives the film a hectoring tone that wreaks havoc with its blistering comic thrust.
Suburbicon is based on an old, unproduced Coen brothers script that Clooney picked up. I guess he didnt think that flyover Americans have had enough opportunity to buy theater tickets to watch movies that mock and judge them. But as the above tweet indicates, it seems an inopportune moment for the Hollywood elite to be lecturing us on morality. Its bad enough that Clooney and Damon in their private personas feel compelled to tell the rest of us how to live our desperate little lives, but they actually expect us to pay to watch their on-screen liberal propaganda diatribes as well.
We get it: racism is bad. But do you know whats worse? Injecting racism just to trigger liberal anger. Take the NFL for instance:
Coming soon to a theater near you. Thanks, Donald Trump
Posted from: MOTUS A.D.
$4M opening weekend. Off the screens in 3 weeks tops I bet
NFL teams will paint all their stands a team color to make it look like the stands are full.
Just like the NFL, I don’t watch their crap movies. We just watch old, old movies, many in black and white. Back when we had decent actors like John Wayne, Glenn Ford, Jimmy Stewart, etc. Men who stood for the Republic and served in the Big War (except John, his greatest disappointment of his life I once read).
So National Felon League, "How is your liberal fake racism bs going these days?
Hey Disney/ABC/ESPN how are your National Felon League tv audiences doing so far this year? How many dumb former jocks will be laid off in your next lay offs as your tv audience shrinks each week.
Well I’m 48 and while i’m done paying 10 bucks to get up and walk out of a movie ten minutes in, I like my A, B and C horror movies :)
And I can shut off any movie where one of TWO actors in it is gay or liberal or hates America. Or if the show just sucks. I pay one price for access to thousands.
Horror movies tend to be apolitical :)
But All About Eve, The Quiet Man, Citizen Kane, Jezebel, the first Cape Fear and many other old movies I do like very much
Before pro wrestling got big matches were typically held in small arenas like the old Sunnyside Gardens in Queens or the Hesterly Armory in Tampa. Such places that had at most a 2000 seat capacity. The cameras were positioned in such a way to make these venues appear larger and more crowded than they actually were. I can see the NFL try and pull the same trick.
There are few movies that hold any interest at this time.
I await the release of “LAST FLAG FLYING” which might hold some interest. It all depends.
“There are few movies that hold any interest at this time.”
the one movie I MIGHT pay to go see is Scorsese’s “The Irishman”, based on the book by mob assassin Frank Sheehan, “You Paint Houses Don’t You”, that includes the mob hit on Jimmy Hoffa, and reprises much of the cast of “Goodfellas” plus the addition of Al Pacino.
Robert DeNiro is not my particular cup of tea; less so than Samuel L. Jackson. Your choice would be acceptable if it weren’t for old liberal Robert. :-) Good plot made bad by liberal actors.
Watching new releases on the big screen doesnt make sense any more. It is absurdly expensive and unless there is a hugely compelling reason to go, it isn’t worth it.
Hollywood has run its course.
I wish our boycott was that effective, but it’s not.
He directed “Monuments Men,” which was a good book, and an interesting story, but Clooney did a horrible job directing. It was a mess.
The boycott is not a short-term thing, it will take a few years for it to bear fruit.
My wife and I are going to see "Let There Be Light" tomorrow. It will be the first movie I have attended at a theater since I took my son to see the first "Transformers" movie.
This movie was made outside of Hollywood so our money will not go to supporting any of the Hollywood filth.
Yes, really. That photo was taken a long time before game time. There are about 40 people on the field and lots of guys on the field are not players or officials.
The truth is important to me and I don’t want my side to Photoshop pictures.
This post appears to have legit photos:
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