Atlas Shrugged Movie

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    It's finally coming out on the 15th of April!!! Part 1 is anyways. I read the book and it was great, but the movie looks to be just on par with the book. If you love capitalism and you love supporting the people who drive the worlds economic engine, you will love this movie. It shows how leftists try and infiltrate and sabotage businesses and bring down the people who produce and create jobs, and it shows how they try to do it in the name of the "People" and the entitlement class.
    Here is the trailer.
    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6W07bFa4TzM"]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6W07bFa4TzM[/ame]
     
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    If the movie is anything like the book, it's going to be an epic snoozefest. It's all caricature with very little, if anything, resembling reality.
     
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    i think it may change the face of american politics.
     
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    The protagonists were definitely two-dimensional cartoons.

    Rand, however, had her antagonists nailed....Authoritarian thugs and looters are as two-dimensional in real life as they are in her dreary novels.
     
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    Atlas Shrugged

    or "How I learned to Love the Commune"

    Waste of celluloid.
     
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    It goes for all the characters. Your analysis is purely political. There's no litereray evidence she changed how she portrayed the two sides.
     
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    I'll pass. Having read the book - and other Ayn Rand novels - as well as The Jungle I'll wait for the double bill so both sides of the issue can be fully appreciated.
     
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    Well at last we can agree, Dick Cheney is the archetype two-dimensional man by your definition.
     

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