February 17, 2006, - 9:58 am
By Debbie Schlussel
Two movies out today offer a stark contrast between good and bad cinema (hint: the dog movie wins out over the anti-White, anti-cops ghetto movie):
* “Eight Below“–Fabulous adventure movie which mostly takes place in Antarctica. The survival story of eight sled dogs who saved a scientist (Bruce Greenwood) and his guide (Paul Walker), the caring guide’s quest to save them amidst the bitter winter, and how the dogs survive alone in the Antarctic until they are rescued. A slice of what life is like in the world’s coldest environ.
Exciting and charming. If I had kids, I’d take them to this movie. Makes you want to get one of these dogs (Huskies and Malamutes) as a pet. Shows how resourceful and smart the dogs are as they struggle to survive and care for each other. But make no mistake, this is not a PETA (or as we call them, “PUTA”) or animal rights movie. There are stark scenes where the dogs kill birds for food and fight with a leopard seal to eat a dead whale’s carcass. Animals need to eat animals in order to survive.
* “Freedomland“–You’ve heard of Earl Dittman? He’s the fake movie critic studios “quote” on their movie ads when no-one likes their dreadful film. Well, they’ve dragged out earl Dittman for TV ads for this clunker. Just simply awful. And a race-baiting, hate-on-White-people, White-cops-are-racist, Black-cops-are-Uncle-Toms flick to boot. No wonder sneak previews were being hosted by Black radio stations in Detroit.
Here’s the plot: Crazy white woman (Julianne Moore) lies about her son being carjacked by Blacks in the projects, starts riots in the projects, and after major searches by law enforcement (including a detective played by Samuel L. Jackson) and the community, comes clean. Her son died in her care and she made it all up. Depressing, racist, boring, dumb. Hard to believe they are marketing this movie as a “thriller.” Absolutely NOTHING thrilling about it. Also provides cause for Revlon cosmetics to re-think their marketing campaign including Ms. Moore as one of the “world’s most beautiful women.” Not even close (in this movie). Ditto for her acting skills. They’re ugly.
If you waste your time at this horrid movie, remember: You were forewarned.
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