The Movie: 2016

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    After reports of it grossing the most of any documentary of its type in its first days in the theaters, Mr. Foxfyre and I went to see the movie yesterday. After reading a lot of Dinesh D'Souza in recent years, it was pretty much what I expected. It was not at all what Mr. Foxfyre was expecting.

    The amazing thing is we went to an eight-theater complex at 2:25 in the afternoon. The 2016 theater was completely full--sold out--and packed. The others, several showing pretty decent movies, not so much.

    So has anybody else seen the movie? Any comments on what you think about it? The themes and conclusions built into it?
     
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    After further research, I may have to amend the opening post to say that so far, "2016" is the second highest grossing film of its type.

    Some early reviews:

     
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    I love how he defends the movie by saying it focuses on some conspiracy theories to the exclusion of others.
     
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    No, he really didn't even mention all the conspiracy theories in the movie. What he did report in the movie is all verifiable and well documented except for his conclusion which is of course left up to the audience to decide if it is credible or not.
     
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    I hope to see it this Friday at the theatre by my house, but I'm going to have to wait until tomorrow to see the showtimes at said theater.
     
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    Well report back after you see it NC. Would be interested in your impression of it.
     
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    I have watched several trailers for this...and have no idea what it is about.
    The trailers are vary vague.
     
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    I haven't seen any of the trailers, but it really is necessary to see the movie to understand what it is about or to make sense of the conclusion D'Souza presents at the end.

    The movie itself is Obama's life that we all know, the facts surrounding that which are available to know for those who want to know, and the forces that are included in D'Souza's conclusion based on the facts presented in the documentary.
     
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    Foxfyre; I'm going tomorrow afternoon and I'm asking my son (a Ron Paul supporter) to join me, but what did you mean that, "It was not at all what Mr. Foxfyre was expecting?"
     
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    He mentioned that he thought it would show America in decay, Wrigly Field grown up in weeds, and stuff like that. :)

    It doesn't. But I will be interested in you and your son's opinion about the conclusion D'Souza offered in the closing minutes of the documentary. Please report back.
     

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