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    Re: Charles Darwin film 'too controversial for religious America'

    I absolutely positively refused to pay to see Angels & Demons....


    ...not because it offended my early years as a catholic, but because they ****ed the DaVinci Code like a two dollar whore.

    But yeah, the notion that the movie wouldn't sell because its too "controversial" is idoitic. There's undoubtably someone that would carry the movie if they really honestly wanted to try.

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    Re: Charles Darwin film 'too controversial for religious America'

    Quote Originally Posted by OxymoronP View Post
    Just because it disagrees with your view on Jesus doesn automatically make it offensive.
    Being that "offensive" is subjective, we could talk in circles about this all day. I found it rather offensive. You may not.

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    Re: Charles Darwin film 'too controversial for religious America'

    Quote Originally Posted by jallman View Post
    Being that "offensive" is subjective, we could talk in circles about this all day. I found it rather offensive. You may not.
    Fair enough.


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    Re: Charles Darwin film 'too controversial for religious America'

    Quote Originally Posted by Zyphlin View Post
    I absolutely positively refused to pay to see Angels & Demons....


    ...not because it offended my early years as a catholic, but because they ****ed the DaVinci Code like a two dollar whore.

    But yeah, the notion that the movie wouldn't sell because its too "controversial" is idoitic. There's undoubtably someone that would carry the movie if they really honestly wanted to try.
    I only watched the first one because Audrey Tautou was in it.

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    Re: Charles Darwin film 'too controversial for religious America'

    Quote Originally Posted by Dr_Patrick View Post
    I only watched the first one because Audrey Tautou was in it.
    She is one beautiful little cookie. Amelie Poulin est magnifique!
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    Re: Charles Darwin film 'too controversial for religious America'

    Quote Originally Posted by Dr_Patrick View Post
    I only watched the first one because Audrey Tautou was in it.
    Same here! She's so hot.

    I thought the movie itself was a failure, especially the casting of Tom Hanks as Robert Langdon. The only part of the movie I did enjoy was the cross over scenes between the old and new worlds (Newton's funeral). I thought those were done well in contrast to the rest of the movie. I did think Paul Bettany depicted Silas perfectly, at least my interpretation of him.
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    Re: Charles Darwin film 'too controversial for religious America'

    Quote Originally Posted by Hatuey View Post
    She is one beautiful little cookie. Amelie Poulin est magnifique!
    Oh I loved Amelie! Jean-Pierre Jeunet is a genius!! If you liked Amelie, do yourself a favor and check out the films Delicatessen and City of the Lost Children.

    If Hollywood were to ever commit the cardinal sin of remaking Breakfast at Tiffany's, the only thing that would possibly redeem it is casting her as Holly Golightly. She is a modern day Audrey Hepburn.
    Last edited by Dr_Patrick; 09-15-09 at 02:37 PM.

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    Re: Charles Darwin film 'too controversial for religious America'

    Quote Originally Posted by Dr_Patrick View Post
    The comments were obviously made by someone who has a very stereotypical view of American culture. When your film is most likely too crappy to get good distribution, it's often easier to blame something else entirely rather than looking at yourself.
    Yes. Ask Oasis.
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    Re: Charles Darwin film 'too controversial for religious America'

    Quote Originally Posted by Harshaw View Post
    Yes. Ask Oasis.
    Ugh Oasis.

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    Re: Charles Darwin film 'too controversial for religious America'

    Quote Originally Posted by Harshaw View Post
    Because it's not why Jesus was put on Earth.
    That doesn't mean it couldn't occur. He could have still accomplished his goal and take a wife.

    I'm not saying it did happen. I'm just saying it would have no negative impact on his divinity. Unless of course there is something sinful with loving someone, getting married and having children.
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