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...
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Two comments on The Dark Knight Rises commentary here. 1. Rush Limbaugh never theorized that Bane was named after Bain Capital. He said that the left would play up the name coincidence. Proper research and attention to detail would have prevented this error. 2. "But she eventually realizes that the anarchy and destruction that ensues harms society as a whole." No, she did not care about "society as a whole." She specifically did not care about them: "You [Bruce Wayne] don't owe these people [Gotham City] anything." She began to oppose the Bain chaos because of what it did to Bruce Wayne the individual; she was falling in love with him. She invited him to abandon the city and come away with her. She only returned to save him.
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