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Liberal Blockbuster Busts
FrontPage Magazine, by Ben Shapiro

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Posted By:smcchk, 7/24/2013 9:41:10 PM

Hollywood is in trouble. Some of that is thanks to the shifting methods of distribution and production in moviemaking; it’s cheaper than ever to make movies, and it’s cheaper than ever to sit home and watch them. That means that studios are interested in churning out huge-budget films that simply demand to be seen on the big screen, rather than streamed via Netflix six months later. Which is fine. The problem is that of late, Hollywood’s big budget flicks are missing more often than they’re hitting. And that is thanks to Hollywood’s continual desire to slap Americans

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Reply 1 - Posted by: NorthernDog, 7/24/2013 9:50:44 PM     (No. 9441156)

Try watching movies made in the 1940s, 50s, and 60s. There are hundreds of good ones out there. Many are better than anything being made today.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Iamfree, 7/24/2013 9:59:07 PM     (No. 9441163)

Great article, and I mostly agree, but I really liked Pacific Rim. It had great messages, and pollution was only mentioned one time and not as the reason for the monsters coming out of the ocean. I think the author´s assessment of that film was unfair.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Pros7767, 7/24/2013 10:00:24 PM     (No. 9441164)

I refuse to support anyone in Hollywood, unless I know they are conservatives. Most are despicable pigs, hellbent on destroying this country with socialism by supporting the Liar in Chief.

The faster Hollywood collapses, the better off this country will be.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: woofwoofwoof, 7/24/2013 10:04:20 PM     (No. 9441167)

The movies are tedious and unoriginal, the effects blinding and blasting, but much worse than that are the actors, writers, and producers who are almost all loud, rude, crude leftwads.

Like at least half of America now, I want to AVOID all Hollywood products unless the reviews come in absolutely golden.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: strike3, 7/24/2013 10:22:40 PM     (No. 9441189)

The less money the hollyweirds make, the less they can donate to obama´s communist causes. I´m all for that.

They have proven one thing though, even the stupid can get rich.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: jinx, 7/24/2013 10:23:43 PM     (No. 9441192)

Car chases and vampires and explosions and robots are no longer shocking or fun to watch. Hollywood writers have run out of ideas and are either doing poor remakes or copying what others have done. We need not only good plots but interesting characters. We also need good actors not just celebrities. Hollywood is boring everyone but itself. Right now the BIG ideas revolve around mental illness and drug addicts. Hollywood is trying to make mental illness normal. It is not. I don´t go to movies any more.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: JHSMom02, 7/24/2013 10:24:32 PM     (No. 9441194)

When liberal actors learn that most Americans do NOT appreciate being preached liberal twaddle by a bunch of rich brats who got that way on our dollars, maybe they´ll stop the preaching and stick to acting. And maybe we´ll go back to the movies. Until then, I hope they realize they aren´t going to make money off of us anymore.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: wordsmith82, 7/24/2013 10:25:30 PM     (No. 9441196)

I´m in my sixties, and I´ve been enjoying seeking out and viewing movies that came out in the year I was born.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: reddfroge, 7/24/2013 10:35:29 PM     (No. 9441211)

oh, how about EVERTHING out of Hollyworld has a Liberal adgenda....I don´t buy into it anymore

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Truth Czar, 7/25/2013 12:17:48 AM     (No. 9441290)

Only within the last few years have I foregone seeing movies with "stars" who frequently express their idiotic personal views. Why pay money to see people who make me sick?
As Jeremiah Wright would say, "The chickens have come home to roost."

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Reply 11 - Posted by: a man over thirty, 7/25/2013 12:54:48 AM     (No. 9441302)

I have a mental list of Hollywood leftist idiots that I will not spend a dime to see in a movie.
Streisand and Sarandon, of course, and Penn and Redford, etc, - you can pretty much guess the rest.
Saves me a lot of coin at the box office.
They want to spout political stupidity, fine.
I tune them out just like I tune out the Teleprompter-in-Chief.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Rubinski, 7/25/2013 1:01:51 AM     (No. 9441303)

Me too, #11. I keep track.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: stonepony, 7/25/2013 1:13:26 AM     (No. 9441308)

some days the news is bad. some days the news is good....

This is a good news day.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Trigger2, 7/25/2013 5:11:16 AM     (No. 9441382)

It boils down to this: Why would anybody waste their hard earned money to support a libtard movie?

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Reply 15 - Posted by: lylacat, 7/25/2013 11:26:15 AM     (No. 9441932)

My family used to enjoy movies, and we would frequent various movie houses about twice a week. A few years ago, we just all got tired to the Hollywood liberal arrogance, and we decided to just give up going to their movies and giving them any of our money. I have to say, we have not missed them one bit. They really are an arrogant sickening collection of morons. I even cancelled my Capital One card when they started using that creep, Baldwin, as their ad guy. Can´t stand him.

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