Barb Wire

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    A visionary movie or cheap thrill?

    Barb Wire (film) - Wikipedia

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    In this old movie, apart from the very sexy girl in the center, it is portrayed, how a contemporary western democracy turns into fascism. All in the name of the majority, the electoral majority.

    This movie was of a budget of $23m, but cashed in only $3.8m. Is this a proof that people in the west are now ready to transition themselves from parliamentary democracy into fascism?
     
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    Do I understand you correctly? Are you suggesting that the failure of a low-grade fictional film might be proof that the public is willing to transition into the sort of dystopian society depicted in that film?
     
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    We don't know what grades the movies and for what political agenda. Barb Wire had merit in its environmental scripting.
     
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    its too bad that film did not become a blockbuster.I really liked it.Hope wonder women will perform better when it is soon released.
     
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    Looks like it is decided politically, which movie should make it and which shouldn't. Hollywood is a political power, with the impact of a ruling political party.
     
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    It was a pretty bad movie, but in '96 Anderson was a goddess!


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    you cant compare Wonder Woman with Barbed Wire.....BW had what a 20,000 budget?....
     
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    Oh! I remember that movie.

    Super cheese-ola.
     

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