On Tuesday 20 July 2004 11:05, Greg Andle wrote: > in that region. And people who support Moore and this movie, IMHO, are > about as braindead as a head of cabbage. F 9/11 should have been classed > as fiction adapted from real world events...not a documentary. I thought I had read somewhere that it was... wasn't it? wasn't there some kind of disclaimer which stated that it was meant to be fictional but based on real events? I could be totally wrong but I am sure I saw something like that somewhere. For the record I haven't seen the film which is why I haven't actually commented on it. > > That's my 3 shillings worth > > On Tue, 2004-07-20 at 10:55, James Ponza wrote: > > Does anyone else find it interesting that, regardless of the content of > > the movie, or the rightness or wrongness of Moore's position, there is > > more of an uproar (in the mainstream media) over percieved lies in this > > piece of mass marketing than there was over George W. Bush's marketing of > > the Iraq War? > > > > So if Moore lies who does it hurt? And if George W. Bush lies who does > > THAT hurt? I think there is quite a gulf between them (so to speak ;) One > > man's lies have the power to kill thousands of people. Art (if we assume > > film is a form of art) doesn't always have to represent absolute accuracy > > in its portrayal - sometimes it's designed to just make people question > > and think about things... as opposed to mass media, which is designed to > > stop people from thinking or questioning. Both are probably factual to > > about the same degree, but the difference is in their intent. > > Manipulation for personal gain on the one hand, and manipulation to > > induce a desire to learn the truth on the other. > > > > On the other hand, I am hungover and can't remember how my sentences or > > even thoughts began so if this makes no sense - you know why :P > > > > On Tuesday 20 July 2004 10:32, Stuart Cooper wrote: > > > > but Disney and > > > > it's right wing Republican buddies were doing > > > > everything to stop this > > > > movie being seen by the American public.. > > > > > > Ummm Disney told Mike Moore 12 months ago it > > > wouldn't be distributing the film. Moore kicked > > > up some crap story to get publicity > > > and was caught out 24 hours later when people > > > pointed out he'd known for a year what the > > > distribution rights for the past year. > > > > > > Several right wing republicans have defended > > > Moore's right to screen the film while > > > at the same time vigorously debating it. > > > > > > If you want to cry censorship kindly provide > > > an actual example. I can't see any example > > > of Disney or right wingers trying to stop > > > the movie being seen by Americans. > > > > > > > If Michael Moore used an Isreali right wing group to > > > > distribute his > > > > movie would you still be complaining. > > > > > > We've already established that he's not using > > > Disney. > > > > > > Stuart. > > > > > > Find local movie times and trailers on Yahoo! Movies. > > > http://au.movies.yahoo.com > > Greg Andle > Underground Revolution > Contact Me > ---------------------------- > Why's it have to be this way? > Need Hosting? > Free Blogs with no banners. > > > > -------------------------------Safe > Stamp----------------------------------- Your Anti-virus Service scanned > this email. It is safe from known viruses. For more information regarding > this service, please contact your service provider.
Why's it have to be this way?