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Why Conservatives Should Applaud the Movies of 2012

John C6 Wrote: Dec 27, 2012 6:55 PM
Gentle Readers, Dear Brent, #1: Batman isn't a vigilante: Bruce Wayne works directly for Commissioner Gordon, and #2: Dude: It's a comic book! #3: ;) John Lepant Brighton CO
Dave M Wrote: Dec 27, 2012 9:53 PM
There you go John- I don't apply much critical thinking to movies anyway. They are escapism. I either like them or I don't. Incidentally I think both Batman movies i saw (1,2) sucked. The only movie the columnist mentioned I am even interested in seeing is "Lincoln".
Brent150 Wrote: Dec 27, 2012 7:02 PM
1. Batman is not on the payroll of the GPD, and does not answer to the commissioner, though he does try to work with him. Commissioner Gordan doesn't even know Batman's real identity until the final reel of the last film = Vigilante.
2. It's an Epic motion picture trilogy - based on comic books.
3. I'm TOTALLY overthinking it.

It isn’t unusual for an unsuspecting viewer to walk into a movie theater expecting two hours of mindless entertainment only to be surprised by a liberal political message that overshadows the proceedings. For instance, “Avatar” (2009) -- the highest-grossing movie of all time -- arrived in theaters with an environmental message that presented a false choice between environmental protection and the success of big business. 2012 also offered up its share of liberal-leaning films including “The Campaign,” “Big Miracle,” “The Obama Effect,” “Step-Up Revolution” and “Peace Love & Misunderstanding.” Fortunately, though, those smaller films were out-classed and out-numbered by many other...