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When the Movie Moguls
get the Message

American Thinker, by Russ Vaughn

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Posted By:Hooverdog, 2/26/2013 8:52:36 AM

To read most conservative websites you´d have to believe that Hollywood is the holy mecca of liberal hypocrisy, a swarming hive of limousine liberals, and the indulgence capital of the world. And I do happen to believe the truth of that, an assessment arrived at decades ago and acted upon by my absolute absence in movie theaters for those same decades. For conservatives, going to the movies long ago became a form of self-flagellation where one pays exorbitant prices for admission and confections

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Reply 1 - Posted by: nosillod, 2/26/2013 9:19:08 AM     (No. 9196749)

Movie making is all about ideology in Hollywood. Think about it. The Passion of the Christ makes a boatload of money. Normally, when one movie does well, tons of copycats show up. (Notice all the fairy tales that are being reinvented on TV and in the movies right now.) But no one has run out and made any big Christian movies since. Making money is subordinate to ideology. I would refocus Russ´s point slightly though. Let´s help them go bankrupt! They won´t change.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: zephyrgirl, 2/26/2013 9:37:50 AM     (No. 9196783)

Movie attendance has been steadily declining for years. I´m convinced it is because conservative middle America is staying home. Ticket price increases have masked this trend, but it is undeniable.



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Reply 3 - Posted by: lylacat, 2/26/2013 9:40:00 AM     (No. 9196790)

Many of us have quite going to movies for two reasons: We no longer want to give huge admission prices to a greedy group of people trying to promote their left wing agenda, and the movies today are really trashy with no redeeming quality.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: metalman2, 2/26/2013 9:55:03 AM     (No. 9196838)

The point of the article depends on the presumption that money means more to these people then liberalism. I don´t believe that´s the case. For a couple of decades the family oriented G rated movies have been the block busters and huge money makers. In general, their liberal stink bombs have cost them money. Yet they persist. In their opinion we are just too stupid to get it. I see no end to it regardless of money.




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Reply 5 - Posted by: Salt5792, 2/26/2013 10:05:53 AM     (No. 9196877)

Matt Damon´s fracking movie is a perfect example of Hollywood fanaticism.

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