Sunday, October 08, 2006

What Happen to Freedom of Speech?


Major chains refuse to play Bush death film
By Nicole Sperling and Anne Thompson
Reuters
Friday, October 6, 2006; 12:41 AM

LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Newmarket Films set itself an unusual challenge when it decided to release the controversial faux investigative documentary "Death of a President" just six weeks after acquiring the movie at the Toronto International Film Festival last month.
But it might face an even more formidable obstacle because several major theater chains are refusing to play the film, which mixes real news footage with dramatized segments depicting the fictional 2007 death of President Bush.

5 comments:

T.C. said...

See I have a REAL problem with that...it just goes to show how much of a political machine coporate America really is..its all tied in together, and any that goes against the status quo will NOT get far at all...
Anything with a soul and something to say that goes AGAINST those in office, those with the money, those who "think" they have the power...will be squashed....

BluJewel said...

Agree with t.c. There is no such thing as free speach in this country. If they could, they wouldn't try so damn hard to censor everything. The powers that be can't handle the truth. Think of the line Jack Nicholson delivered in that movie, which of course I can't recall the freaking title where he said, "...the truth, you can't handle the truth..." It's that simple.

Damon Z said...

I guess the freedom of speech was defeated by the free market. Movie chaines fear a conservative backla$h and figure the invesment is not worth the risk...

A woman on the move said...

LET’S ALL BOYCOTT!
I wanna see the movie, LOL

beautyinbaltimore said...

I really want to see this film. I hate that some movie chains have refused to play this film.

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