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Old 07-01-2004, 01:58 AM   #1
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I just got back from seeing this movie/documentary. Quite a powerful look at this current American administration, its economic interests and consequences of said economic interests.

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George W. Bush: I call upon all nations to do everything they can to stop these terrorist killers. Thank you.
[brings up his golf club]
George W. Bush: Now, watch this drive.


I'm not anti Bush or anti-republican, but I am anti-idiot
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never heard of such a thing but I'm not a Michael Moore fan either...
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Not asking for a spoiler, but was it pretty far out or more relavant to reality as it unfolded?
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It is not a film about Bush, nor Iraq but rather the system. In the words of Godard, 'we spend so much time looking for the key to the problem; we need to begin looking for the lock
Don't let Disney blocking the distribution of this movie stop you people from seeing it, regardless if you like or loathe GWB or like or loathe Michael Moore. Dont forget what its about
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I haven't seen the movie yet... I've tried twice to go see it but both nights all shows were sold out.

I loved Moore'* last film (Bowling for Coliumbine).... a real eye opener.
(side note, has anyone see "Roger & Me"?)

I've got F 9/11 downloaded.... but I'm not going to watch it.
I want to see it in theatres.... Moore is going to get my $8 Cdn.... anything to help get Bush out of office. (sorry I am anti-bush...... in all forms... )
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I think he'* showing way too much circumstantial stuff. It'* all about bending what you got to make it look like what you have. Everything in the world is like that.
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BFC was great, exposed Americas fascination with fear. Fear was also a big part of this movie. Remember the poison pens? and the terror alert scale? How scared to we have to be today George?

Zais? Have you seen it?
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I haven't, i'd like to, but it'* not gonna open my eyes. I've learned too much about movies, and journalism in my studies to let them directly influence me.

My point was, there'* a lot that he doesn't show. He was golfing, and made a statement when asked. The president is one man, and certainly he can be allowed to golf at some point between 9/11 and the present right?
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Ya but does a leader hold a meeting maybe between inauguration and 9/11? come on...

Remember its NOT anti-Bush..its anti-system
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Want to see it, but we don't have one of the 900 theatres it openned in. Wait for the DVD I guess. But don't be fooled into thinkin' DuhBya is an idiot, he knows what he wants, and has some of the best "hired brains" to help him. You're right about it being a corrupt system, but they have some of the best PR people in the world wrapping their goals in the american flag on one hand and scarring the begeezus out of the soccer moms and NASCAR dads on the other. I just know I don't like the way the country is so polorized. In nearly 18 years of dispute resolution and bargaining, i found the best answers in the middle ground of cooperation.
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