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Posted on 03/29/2008 7:12:49 AM PDT by NRPM
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I was hoping for this. Thank you American viewing public!
I saw the previews for this and was amused at the transparency of their effort to push propaganda.
The link works but I mistyped the source. It’s http://www.deadlinehollywooddaily.com
Hollywood keeps a-tryin’, and Hollywood keeps a-dyin’ (propaganda, that is).
Available on Blu-Ray and DVD in time for Mother’s Day...
Could you imagine this movie being made during World War 2?
My son and I watched 3:10 to Yuma on PPV last night. Had to shut it off about 2/3 of the way through. Can you imagine a western where the good guy is beguiled by the bad guy and is afraid to use his gun?
WHAT in God’s name are these Pansies thinking?
Film Noir was pretty bleak stuff, but it was after the war.
I simply must wonder if these studios are at all interested in earning any money at all? And why do their shareholders put up with the creation of such turkeys?
“... Paramount wasn’t expecting much because no Iraq war-themed movie has yet to perform at the box office....”
These idiots still don’t get it. It’s not because it’s an Iraq war-themed movie .. IT’S BECAUSE IT’S A SLAP IN THE FACE OF OUR COURAGEOUS MILITARY - AND THAT’S ALL HOLLYWOOD’S WAR-THEMED MOVIES ARE ABOUT - STICKING IT TO OUR MILITARY.
During WWII - there was no such type of movie - and I think my Dad took our family to all of them. When the enemy bit the dust - the whole theater would stand up and cheer.
Hollywood is just too full of itself.
I didn’t know about the MTV connection until I read the article.
That does tell you just about everything you need to know!
(love your tagline!)
These are the same pansies that go to anti-war rallies, scream and cry that “Bush lied and people died”. These are the same pansies whose dad’s and grandads fought in WWII. They tried to give their kids more than they had. It backfired and created loose, immoral, liberal pansies who beget even more pansies.
Director] Peirce wants to leave us with something heavy to ponder, but I’ll be damned if I can figure out what that is.
My husband got me a book for my birthday. It’s a book about rabbits. Specifically, meat rabbits. It’s a propaganda book from the early 1940s...but still very informative.
I read it and sometimes yearn for that time. The pride the author had in his country and his meager effort to improve the lives of the folks on the Home Front, many of whom had very little to eat and no meat at all, is so bittersweet to me. The motive of the book is to grow and process meat rabbits so other meat products can be saved for use in the War Effort.
Why doesn’t Hollywood make movies about people like this man? They’d make a fortune.
Good. I earnestly hope these SOB’s lose money on this film.
Didn’t one old time Hollywood mogul once say, if you want to send a message, used Western Union (meaning that movies should be for entertainment and escape). Today’s film makes want to send “messages”. Unfortunately not all of us want agree with what they are sending.
Here's Kyle Smith's devastating review. Smith, a Gulf War I veteran, is fast becoming my favorite movie critic:
"Stop-Loss" is as phony as a re-enactment with finger puppets.
"Stop-Loss" is a highly patriotic film, if you happen to dream of the restored caliphate as you sleep in your Osama bin Laden pajamas.
Its message is that the good guys are US soldiers who decide to desert, such as a sergeant played by Ryan Phillippe. (Another soldier, played by Channing Tatum of "Step Up," is the villain: He wants to re-enlist.)
I can’t imagine why nobody wants to watch it. Hell, Rolling Stone says it’s great.
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