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  •  I'm so glad this film is, cinematically speaking, (3+ / 0-)
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    a crap fest. Reviews are already up at Rotten Tomatos, and (surprise, surprise) nobody seems to like it, at least on the first page of review summaries, except the guy from the Murdoch-owned New York Post.

    But my fave review is this one, from Silas Lesnik at ComingSoon.com.

    Look, the problem with adapting "Atlas Shrugged" in the first place is that it's just not a great story. It's a conceit for Rand's politics and a literal adaptation only preaches to the choir

    For relevant sci-fi and fantasy, go to http://www.betty-cross-author.net/

    by Kimball Cross on Fri Apr 15, 2011 at 11:48:38 AM PDT

    •  "...atheist choir." (0+ / 0-)

      But yes, he's pretty close.

      The thugs who took their patrons' money and bought out whole Fundie denominations must love the madness of Rand's take on Narcissism.

      Pretending that she's right with religion -- perfect.

      Financial capitalism's criminals + Angry White Males + KKK wannabes + Personality Disorder delusionals + George Will =EQ= The GOPer Base

      by vets74 on Fri Apr 15, 2011 at 01:34:39 PM PDT

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