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2016: Obama's America

Old 08-28-12, 10:59 PM
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2016: Obama's America

A documentary that examines the question, "If Barack Obama wins a second term, where will we be in 2016?"
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Old 08-29-12, 06:28 AM
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Heard a radio ad for it, but it sounds like crap to me. It will feed nicely into the Glenn Beck crowd, so it might make some money.

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liberal puts a movie out... greatest movie alive

conservative puts a movie out..... P.O.S.
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I'm a big fan of documentaries chronicling events that haven't happened yet, so count me in on this one!
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I'm a big fan of documentaries chronicling events that haven't happened yet, so count me in on this one!


Actually, me too.

Idiocracy is my favorite.
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liberal puts a movie out... greatest movie alive

conservative puts a movie out..... P.O.S.
This.
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Originally Posted by raven56706 View Post
liberal puts a movie out... greatest movie alive

conservative puts a movie out..... P.O.S.
Clint Eastwood has made some pretty damn good movies.
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Bridges of Madison County FTW!!!
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Originally Posted by raven56706 View Post
liberal puts a movie out... greatest movie alive

conservative puts a movie out..... P.O.S.
What are the big conservative movies of the past few years?

Atlas Shrugged Pt. 1? An American Carol? The collected ouvre of Kirk Cameron?

I'm genuinely curious, of that as well as your opinion of what some of the "great" recent conservative movies are?
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I'm not sure what the point of movies like this are (the left-wing equivalent would be Fahrenheit 9/11). The only people going to see this are those already in the bag for Romney, at which point it just becomes a circlejerk.

On the other hand, it seems to be very profitable, so more power to them.
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What are the big conservative movies of the past few years?

Atlas Shrugged Pt. 1? An American Carol? The collected ouvre of Kirk Cameron?

I'm genuinely curious, of that as well as your opinion of what some of the "great" recent conservative movies are?
The Dark Knight Rises, a film were a billionaire stops a class uprising.
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The Dark Knight Rises, a film were a billionaire stops a class uprising.
Liberal rubbish. The villain wasn't named Soros, after all...
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Originally Posted by raven56706 View Post
liberal puts a movie out... greatest movie alive

conservative puts a movie out..... P.O.S.
Yep, that's about right most of the time. The artistic community as a whole leans strongly to the left so just by numbers, there's a greater chance of a good liberal film being made than a good conservative film.

If it makes you feel any better, the Wall Street community leans to the right so it has it is much more likely that a good insider trading scandal will be committed by a conservative
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Has anyone here actually SEEN the movie or is this all just more mah-party-bah-gawd circle jerking again?
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Speaking of which, has anyone actually been involved in a circle jerk? I mean, it must have been common at one time or another. Did guys actually sit around and do this?It must have been before my time because we did all of our jerking in private, behind closed doors, and were deeply ashamed each and every time.

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I've pondered that question before. How did the whole idea of communal masturbation come about? Must have been a hippie thing.
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Nah, it was the Romans. If it has to do with sex, I generally blame The Roman Empire.
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Heard that this started at something like 200 theaters and after the first week or so actually expanded and has been making good money. Surprised the hell out of me.
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Wow! That's a lot of jerking going on.
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Originally Posted by raven56706 View Post
liberal puts a movie out... greatest movie alive

conservative puts a movie out..... P.O.S.
15% (2 of 13) of "top film critics" give a thumbs-up to 2016. http://www.rottentomatoes.com/...

94% (34 of 36) of top film critics gave a thumbs-up to An Inconvenient Truth. http://www.rottentomatoes.com/...

83% (38 of 46) of top film critics gave a thumbs-up to Fahrenheit 9/11. http://www.rottentomatoes.com/...

I saw it (with my mom of all people) and liked it.
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Heard that this started at something like 200 theaters and after the first week or so actually expanded and has been making good money. Surprised the hell out of me.
I'd be interested in knowing in what income districts and states those 200 theaters were located.
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15% (2 of 13) of "top film critics" give a thumbs-up to 2016. http://www.rottentomatoes.com/...

94% (34 of 36) of top film critics gave a thumbs-up to An Inconvenient Truth. http://www.rottentomatoes.com/...

83% (38 of 46) of top film critics gave a thumbs-up to Fahrenheit 9/11. http://www.rottentomatoes.com/...

I saw it (with my mom of all people) and liked it.
yep... i stand corrected.... Conservatives dont stand a chance.... i can bet if a movie were released and it were the ben hur of documenataries on Obama.... it would be still put down...
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Speaking of which, has anyone actually been involved in a circle jerk? I mean, it must have been common at one time or another. Did guys actually sit around and do this?It must have been before my time because we did all of our jerking in private, behind closed doors, and were deeply ashamed each and every time.
The first time I ever heard the term, before it was popular on the internet, was listening to some radio show and a mother called in about walking in on her son and his friends all masturbating together while watching a porn.
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The first time I ever heard the term, before it was popular on the internet, was listening to some radio show and a mother called in about walking in on her son and his friends all masturbating together while watching a porn.
There was a scene in Angela's Ashes similar to this (except it was sheep, not porn). There was so much shame involved in it when I was growing up (from peers, not parents) it was considered the equivalent to being gay if you did it (back when being gay was considered a bad thing). I couldn't imagine friends doing this near or around each other.
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I have a feeling that this movie will look pretty silly in about 4 years' time, and will be completely forgotten.
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