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Subject: Re: 12 STRONG: The Left is Upset (Again)
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In article <p4lok2$eob$2@dont-email.me>,
 Rhino<no_offline_contact@example.com> wrote:

> On 2018-01-28 4:20 PM, anim8rfsk wrote:
> > In article<atropos-FADE79.12261328012018@news.giganews.com>,
> >   BTR1701<atropos@mac.com> wrote:
> > 
> >> This guy has some serious issues to work through. His obvious issues
> >> with the military aside, he can't even stand that Hemsworth is
> >> good-looking. "Greviously handsome"? WTF?
> >>
> >> Oh, and contrary to the writer's claim, Hemsworth's Marines did a lot
> >> more than decimate the Taliban forces. They annihilated them.
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> -----------------
> >> https://theintercept.com/2018/01/27/12-strong-war-movies-masculinity
> >>
> >> Peter Maass
> >> January 27 2018
> >>
> >> The Hollywood Reporter published a surprising story earlier this month
> >> about film studios turning away from movies about sex. A biopic about
> >> Hugh Hefner is stalled, gone for the moment is a James Franco film about
> >> a 15-year-old Russian prostitute, and a remake of A STAR IS BORN is
> >> being re-thought, too.
> >>
> >> "As Hollywood begins to navigate the #MeToo landscape," Tatiana Siegel
> >> reported, "one of the first casualties appears to be big-screen erotica.
> >> In the wake of the Harvey Weinstein scandal, studios are steering clear
> >> of sex." Alyssa Rosenberg, writing in the Washington Post, hopes that
> >> Hollywood's embarrassed executives are navigating "the end of a very
> >> narrow way of thinking about what's alluring." Instead of movies that
> >> objectify women, she suggests more films that portray sex and sexuality
> >> in intelligent ways.
> >>
> >> This reckoning is long overdue. And it can be extended to another genre
> >> that has distorted how men behave: war movies. Hollywood has shown
> >> itself capable of making excellent war movies (think THREE KINGS, PATHS
> >> OF GLORY, and THE BEST YEARS OF OUR LIVES), but most are problematic.
> >> Some of the biggest war movies of the post-9/11 era don't just show
> >> violence in ways that are often gratuitous and occasionally racist. They
> >> model a cliched form of masculinity that veers from simplistic to
> >> monstrous.
> > 
> > How gay is the guy that wrote this?
> > 
> >> For instance, you can see Rambo and John Wayne return to life in the
> >> latest war blockbuster, 12 STRONG, which was produced by Jerry
> >> Bruckheimer, who also brought us BLACK HAWK DOWN. 12 STRONG is an
> >> extravaganza about a Special Forces team that fought the Taliban in
> >> Afghanistan in the weeks and months after 9/11. During the movie's
> >> pivotal scene, the leader of the Green Berets, played by Chris Hemsworth
> >> (the grievously handsome star of the THOR franchise),
> > 
> > Ah.  That gay.
> > 
> >> decimates a hive
> > 
> > Can we throw him out of the bar yet?
> > 
> >> of Taliban fighters with his rifle ablaze as he gallops ahead on his
> >> fearless horse (yes, he's riding a horse).
> > 
> > Ah.  That gay.
> > 
> >   In the same way that
> >> Hemsworth's assault weapon goes rat-tat-tat and the bad guys fall like
> >> bulleted dominoes,
> > 
> > Ah.  That gay.
> > 
> >   the scene itself checks off one born-in-Hollywood
> >> cliché after another: of the rugged gunslinger, the warrior in camo,
> >> good versus evil, the modern vanquishing the profane, a man at his
> >> fullest.
> >>
> >> Whenever I write about the real-world impact of war movies-- and I've
> >> gone to bat against AMERICAN SNIPER, ZERO DARK THIRTY and 13 HOURS-- I
> >> always get responses along the lines of "Relax, these are just movies.
> >> Don't take them so seriously. They're harmless." That's when it becomes
> >> necessary to say that movies can create or reinforce narratives of
> >> history and gender that influence what people think and what they do.
> >> Boys and men develop their notions of masculinity from a variety of
> >> sources that include the films they watch (the extent to which this is
> >> true is, of course, open to debate). The time has come for Hollywood to
> >> turn away from war movies that, while satisfying to both a studio's
> >> bottom line and a flag-waving concept of patriotism, perpetuate a model
> >> of masculinity that does violence to us all.
> > 
> > I can't believe how much I hate this clown.
> > 
> > At least he's good looking
> > https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/c/c2/Peter_maas...
> > 9.jpg/220px-Peter_maass_2009.jpg
> > 
> Wikipedia says he graduated from UC Berkeley. I'm guessing that has a 
> lot to do with his views. I'm surprised to see he's married to a woman. 
> I wonder who wears the pants in their house?

Read her Wiki page.  She's the stereotype slut from a Woody Allen movie.

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