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Old 12-12-2005, 06:13 PM   #1
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Has anyone else seen this? It's an exceptionally well-made movie, and quite frightening.
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on my list for this week.

just passing the time until Brokeback Mountain ...
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Sounds like a good "the CIA is the enemy" movie!
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Sounds like a good "the CIA is the enemy" movie!




so let's dismiss it and not watch it and evaluate it on it's own merits.
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Looks really interesting. I'm waiting to get my free passes at work this week.
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can't wait to see some great liberal propaganda

It looks awesome!!!!!
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so let's dismiss it and not watch it and evaluate it on it's own merits.
I'm not sure I was dismissing the movie. But, whatever.
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I'm not sure I was dismissing the movie. But, whatever.
I interpreted it as that you were interested in it, because it's a conspiracy film. Is that a correct assumption?

As for myself, looks like an interesting concept, but I kind of bombard myself with enough politics here. My film tastes tend to be rather apolitical.

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The movie was great! Hopefully this opens some peoples eyes to how complex and crazy the world of oil politics is to everyone. Somewhere I saw some liberal Democrat was offended because it was "damaging to the United States" or whatever. I think America already projects a negative image worldwide. Maybe people here need to see just how bad it is and hopefully do something to help the cause. Arrogant Americans I hear from my buddies from overseas when I talk of world politics and other issues.
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Somewhere I saw some liberal Democrat was offended because it was "damaging to the United States" or whatever.
I frankly find this statement to be wholly illogical. "Liberal Democrats" already admit our global image has been tarnished worldwide. Sure it wasn't a "conservative Republican" who was offended by perceived unpatriotic anti-Americanism? That would make more sense, but feel free to elaborate.

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It is about as crazy as people labelling neoconservatives pro-Saudi
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The contents of the movie will frighten and offend conservatives and liberals alike, but the quality of the movie will not offend. It is excellently made.
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My film tastes tend to be rather apolitical.
You might want to avoid it, then. It's relentlessly political. Grimly, pessimistically political. No rays of hope anywhere. No dawning of a new era, no recovery of innocence, no renunciations.
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You might want to avoid it, then. It's relentlessly political. Grimly, pessimistically political. No rays of hope anywhere. No dawning of a new era, no recovery of innocence, no renunciations.
On that note, read my latest journal entry. I promise it'll be a riot.

On this note, good night everyone.

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It's a great movie.

Yes, the CIA is made out to look bad.
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