Runaway Jury vs. The Contender

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    From a purely artistic standpoint, "Runaway Jury (John Cusak, Gene Hackman, and Dustin Hoffman)" is one of the finer movies I've seen in years. Unfortunately, and-of course-quite predictably-every nuance of the filmmakers' art is used to advance the left- wing political agenda.

    A brisk pace and fascinating plot keep the film from tipping it's ideological hand in the early going. Soon enough, though, "Runaway Jury" becomes little more than a well-dressed, two hour harangue against guns, gun owners, gun dealers, gun manufacturers, and the Second Amendment.

    It's not so bad with movies like Rob Reiner's piece of shit, "The Contender". That thing is so nakedly biased, any thinking person would double over laughing or reaching for a vomit bag. It is a wonderfully unintentional farce.

    But, the very fact that "Runaway Jury" is so well done, gives it bias of a more insidious nature. Too bad. Hooray for Hollywood.
     
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    The acting performances in Run Away Jury were superb. Hackman and Cusak were great. However you are quite right Musicman, the agenda promotion in the movie was just to much. Even my wife who is not politically envolved was upset at the message.
    We went to the gun range the following day to cleanse ourselves.:D
     
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    That's too damn good!
     

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