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Boycott Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith - US Patriotic Groups!

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posted on May, 23 2005 @ 05:22 AM
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amusingly as stated, this episode was prety much written back in the 70's
i guess lucas must be a phycic or time traveler to have written it against the currant administration and their policies. what a joke.

one of the biggest simmularities that i have seen since i was young (and yes i AM old enough to remember the original being in theaters
barely). was that it seemed to be based upon the natzis of ww2, more than anything else. right down to the uniform styleings that were used, as well as the term "storm trooper".

you know to see this movie in such a light would sudgest that they are seeing the simularities of today. so instead of questioning what is happening they are quick to boycot it as "unpatriotic". interesting, are they realy that blind? just seeing simularities should send warning signals about the currant happenings. but no they are so enamored in the currant view that they jump to the conclusion that since it reflects happenings simmiler to what we see today, that it was written as an afront to it. heck anyone who truely watched the first three movies the three "prequils" are exactly what would have caused the "first three".
WAKE UP AND SMELL THE COFFIE PEOPLE, if you see the simularity of something that was basicaly written years ago, then perhaps if you don't like it you should try to effect changes. not damm it as a radical commentary of what has been going on today.




posted on May, 23 2005 @ 11:02 AM
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Originally posted by GradyPhilpott
Can you be serious? That is over thirty hours of just film time, not to mention the money.


Hey, I was doing my part to get it the highest grossing opening weekend ever. Too bad it was all for naught. Damn you Spider-Man! Anyway, I did say that it was an entire week's pay.



posted on May, 23 2005 @ 03:02 PM
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Are these people serious, oh brother....its just a movie.


I loved it! I saw it on the 18th then 2 more times lol The acting was better in this one but really the best of the prequels!



posted on May, 23 2005 @ 03:04 PM
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Boy, I really wish these patriots were concerned about the myriad problems we have in America rather than focusing attention and media time to something as convoluted as this.

If they are Christians, which they are probably in some larger percentage, they would have known that they can not truly know the heart of another man, and in that could not be certain of intent. Especially with no trend to attach credibility to.

This is another non-issue that plagues our troubled country and takes time and attention away from our problems, although both sides are key in that move.



posted on May, 23 2005 @ 05:23 PM
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Originally posted by cmdrkeenkid
Hey, I was doing my part to get it the highest grossing opening weekend ever. Too bad it was all for naught. Damn you Spider-Man! Anyway, I did say that it was an entire week's pay.


160mil ain't bad for four days, not at all. Spidey was for 3, significantly less. Stupid idea, really, to open it on a Thursday...



posted on May, 23 2005 @ 09:30 PM
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I dunno, these dorks think Bush IS America, or even that Bush is God...


They don't understand that patriotism is love for one's country, not for one's government!

In fact, it's because I love America that I did NOT vote for Bush. Or Kerry.

I hate when these neo-cons play the "you must hate America" card. Um, no, I'm not the one who hates it...take a good look in the mirror....



posted on May, 23 2005 @ 09:30 PM
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This to me, this is almost comical! It is entertainment, plain and simple, that is all. When did we decide to start boycotting movies over dialogue or content? I thought that was left to the religious organizations to handle these types of demonstrations. I don’t buy into the claim that Lucas wrote all the dialogue for these movies over thirty years ago, but come on, who really cares. It’s his film, he’s the “artist”, so if he wants to convey a message then more power to him. I’ve seen the movie, and it really isn’t that obvious as many claim. In fact as a Star Wars fan, I was more concerned with the infamous, forced, NOOOOOOOO than worrying about a political agenda. For Gods sake, just enjoy the movie, and for that matter life. Relax, and quit searching for things to bitch about. It really isn’t that bad…really.



posted on May, 26 2005 @ 10:41 PM
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Know what I say to those neocons?

The truth hurts, doesn't it?

Oh waahhh...so the movie calls attention to the fact that W is a dictator wannabe. Not intentionally from what I understand. I remember a long time ago my mother (a Star Wars fan) telling me that Lucas had the first three episodes already written out--and she told me this 20 years ago!

Yeah, to a neocon, Bush is their god, and anything that points out any of his faults (and there be many) is blasphemy....



posted on May, 27 2005 @ 03:59 AM
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Oleneo,


Originally posted by the_oleneo
The great thing about the United States is that any American have the freedom to watch or not to watch and can tell others to watch or not to watch at all. It's called the freedom to express informed opinions and it's up to others to take it or not.

PABAAH is entitled to disagree with Hollywood's silly left-leaning approaches to films, IMO.


Just as the rest of us are free to ridicule them for it.

That is the flip side of free speach. If you say something then someone else is free to give their point of view on it. Should you wish to limit their ability to do so then you by default oppose free speach.

I support PABAAH's right to boycott the movie and to give their opinion. However, should they attempt to have it banned etc then they have stepped over the line.

Cheers

BHR



posted on May, 27 2005 @ 09:34 PM
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The argument about the script being written 20 or 30 years ago is just stupid. Are you trying to say in the 3 or 4 years they've been working on the movie they can't change a couple of lines around?
I can't take you guys serious if you truly believe that.

It's just like people that refuse to believe that the U.S. Government is corrupt, they accept EVERYTHING as a coincidence and if you disagree you must be nuts.


It's the same people running our Government that's spewing this propaganda because they know if you give someone a book about their Government being corrupt it won't get read, if you give someone information about their Government being corrupt, it won't get taken seriously. But if you put it in a STAR WARS MOVIE, sadly it might get the message across. But of course most people are too ignorant to even see the connection anyway so it doesn't really matter. But Lucas is being the Patriot here, not the facist loving group that is trying to boycott Star Wars.




[edit on 27-5-2005 by NoJustice]



posted on May, 30 2005 @ 12:22 AM
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Uhh I thought the movie really parrelled the events that took place in Nazi Germany more then what is happening in America right now. Hell you could even say it's a futuristic tale of a Roman Republic. It was a great movie btw and people should just take it for what it is, an escape from reality.



posted on May, 30 2005 @ 08:43 AM
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Originally posted by sardion2000
Hell you could even say it's a futuristic tale of a Roman Republic. It was a great movie btw and people should just take it for what it is, an escape from reality.


Yeah, I thought it was much more like the Romans than any other time period. Aside from a long time ago.

I always wondered, where are the Star Wars people now? I mean, it's been a long time since those stories, presumably they've advanced some. I'd like to see what they can do.



posted on May, 30 2005 @ 11:26 AM
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Originally posted by Amorymeltzer


I always wondered, where are the Star Wars people now? I mean, it's been a long time since those stories, presumably they've advanced some. I'd like to see what they can do.



Hmmm.

Mark Hammel: Character voices for cartoons, such as the joker on batman. Just for fun, see if you can find a movie called "Corvette Summer". Bad movie, NICE CAR!

Harrison Ford: If you dont know, go see Hunt for Red October, or any of the other many movies he has done.

Carrie Fisher: Movie Star flop

Anthony Daniels: Movie Star Flop

The tall guy in the Chewy suit: Nadda

And Lando landed a gig with a certain malt liquor beverage company


Everyone else didnt matter much


[edit on 5/30/05 by Kidfinger]



posted on May, 30 2005 @ 11:13 PM
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More here:

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[edit on 30-5-2005 by OpenSecret2012]



posted on May, 31 2005 @ 12:26 AM
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Originally posted by elderban
You have to admit, the movie does ring of anti-Bushism. And if anyone saw THX-1138, you'd know that Lucas is anti-establishment.

Darth Sidius (Cheney) - Hides in the background and uses other people (Bush) to do the dirty work for him.

Darth Vader/Anakin (Bush) - Power hungry and easily used as a puppet by Darth Sidius (Cheney).

The Jedi Council (The American People or Those who are for Democracy) - The power of the "Force" is the power of many.

And, for Lucas to write in "Those who are not with me...", and ad the line that Obi Wan said afterwards about the Republic and Democracy only cried "anti-Bush".


not even close. ill give you a hint. the guy with two horns is aptly placed behind the false saviour of the republic, or the emperor palpatine. how convienent that the republicans didnt use this opportunity to compare it to the UN? i wonder why both strong left and right groups are against it?

i will say that if the conditions today didnt reflect a movie script written years ago , then no parallels could be drawn.



posted on May, 31 2005 @ 01:46 AM
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is it just me or was Star wars cocieved and written in the 70's...

no that cant be right...

IT IS ALL ABOUT BUSH!

Why is it that something has to be about or in reference to someone or something... why can't it just be a cool dude with a wicked imagination that made some kick ass films...

Get a life for hells sake. if you want to see a good film go see it if not, just shut up and read another post.... Policitcal crap runs the planet enough without it infiltrating this as well...

M@



posted on May, 31 2005 @ 01:59 AM
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Originally posted by TheShroudOfMemphis

Firstly,


Conservative group called Patriotic Americans Boycotting Anti-American Hollywood is calling for a boycott of the film.


do you guys ever feel the urge to just slap people or is it just me?



posted on May, 31 2005 @ 07:20 PM
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Originally posted by Ocelot
do you guys ever feel the urge to just slap people or is it just me?


Yeah. I call those people "Idiots." Really, that's just the best word for them.

KF: You left out Darth Vader! He's made a new career as a robber.



posted on Jun, 1 2005 @ 05:36 AM
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Originally posted by Amorymeltzer


KF: You left out Darth Vader! He's made a new career as a robber.


Well, I have a hard time writing anything sarcastic about the great James Earl Jones. He was the true DV!
That shmo in ROTJ was a major let down



posted on Jun, 2 2005 @ 07:09 PM
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So I went down and finally saw Ep 3. Special effects were amazing as can be expected. I really just think that the whole political background in this movie had to be so to expain the ongoings, and to say this is an anit-bush sentiment is just plain silly and one sided. Go see it. good film, but don't get sicked into thinking it is for or against current political regimes. it was part of the storyline so just get over it.

M@




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