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Apparently not many did. I saw the previews ans thought, "not another hollywood anti-war movie." Apparently most everybody else thought the same thing:

Stop-Loss' a Total Loss?

Wednesday, April 02, 2008

By Greg Gutfeld



The new anti-war film "Stop-Loss" took in about $12 last weekend. I haven't seen it — as you know my weekends are jammed with massage therapy and community service. But I know it's a movie about a soldier whose service is involuntarily extended in a war that's unpopular among people who eat at Spago.

So whose fault is it for the film's failure? According to someone at Paramount, "It's a function of the marketplace not being ready to address this conflict in a dramatic way because the war itself is something that's unresolved yet."

Meaning: Paramount already thinks the war is lost. But because you don't, you're too dumb to enjoy the picture.

You gotta admire that gumption: It's the audiences fault when a picture doesn't connect.

Look, we don't need war movies to remind us that war is bad — we know that. Plus, mainstream media is already doing a bang-up job ramming home that idea, even to the point of ignoring good or encouraging news about the conflict.

But I guess what bothers me most about the flick is being lectured by people who are fundamentally more flawed than the rest of us. Really, is the act of stop-loss worse on a personal level than cheating on your wife and mother of your two kids with your saucy little co-star? I'd ask Ryan Philippe that, but I'm already over him. He's no Orlando Bloom.

And if you disagree with me, then you sir are worse than Hitler.

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well you didnt give me a link, so i dont know where that article is from.

even so, is the irony lost on you that you are posting a MEDIA article, lampooning the MEDIA? wherever the article is from, its a media source. due to the huge media conglomerates most 'local' papers are owned by the paycheck this guy receives is likely from those hollywood spago visitors that are mentioned.

just my 2 cents.

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just my 2 cents.

And not even worth that.

Do you need a link? Look up the author.


Hmm, FoxNews? Thank You for making my point.


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