February 27, 2009, - 1:02 pm
By Debbie Schlussel
As longtime readers know, I’ve been on the case of the movie “Crossing Over,” which I call “ICE The Movie,” for a long time. I have and read the original script–before they removed the Muslim honor killing scene after protest from Muslims–and I’ve received written threats from Writer/Director Wayne Kramer’s lawyer and the lawyer for the Weinstein Brothers’ studio (The Weinstein Company). I posted the honor killing scene exclusively on this site, despite the Weinsteins’ and Kramer’s lawyers’ threats.
As I also noted, the movie–starring Harrison Ford as an ICE agent (and at 66, he’s a little old for the role, since ICE agents must retire by their 57th birthdays)–sat on the shelf for nearly two years, repeatedly delaying its debut date. It’s that bad. And its defamation of ICE is legion, as is the way the movie gets ICE policy wrong. I’ve discussed all of that on this site. Note the reference to the “immigration gestapo” in the movie trailer below.
As I also discussed on this site, I believe that writer/director Wayne Kramer–a Jewish South African immigrant–committed immigration fraud, just like Gavin–a Jewish South African immigrant (who was changed to a British immigrant, after I wrote about this)–a character in this movie. Kramer said, in a New Zealand interview, that the movie is largely autobiographical and that he lived it every step of the way, and then claimed–in his lawyer’s threatening letter to me that it wasn’t. Still waiting for a gutsy ICE agent to start investigating Kramer, as I’m confident–based on his statements regarding himself and the movie–that he, indeed, lied to stay here and become a citizen.
Today, “Crossing Over” debuts in limited release (in New York and Los Angeles), and its getting trashed by even liberal movie critics, including the Wall Street Journal’s Joe Morgenstern, USA Today’s Claudia Puig, and AP’s Christy Lemire. Having read the script, I concur.
And–as I’ve noted on this site–aside from the script and movie comprising crappy propaganda against our enforcement of immigration law, it’s pan-Islamic propaganda. I only wish we did enforce the law that strictly. But, unfortunately, we don’t–as the movie claims–deport hijab-encrusted Islamic kids who write and read essays to the class about how we should sympathize with the 9/11 hijackers and see them as humans and fathers.
In fact, as I’ve also noted repeatedly on this site and in the New York Post, top ICE officials–like then ICE Chieftess Julie L. Myers a/k/a “The ICE Princess” and Michigan/Ohio ICE Special Agent in Charge Brian Moskowitz a/k/a “Abu Moskowitz”–regularly feted organizations who openly support Islamic terrorism.
Watch this scene of an ICE raid from “Crossing Over,” as well as the trailer for the movie, posted below. Even those lie, because, in fact, it’s ICE policy never to separate an illegal alien mother who is the sole caregiver, from her child–a main storyline in the movie, which results in the mother’s death. Would never happen. Just like most of the events in this movie (other than the Citizenship and Immigration Services employee–Ray Liotta–exchanging promises of a green card for sex from an illegal alien; that’s happened lotsa times, sadly). Read more of the defamatory, lying script of this movie here.
“Crossing Over” is scheduled to reach nationwide release around the U.S. by the end of March, but I wouldn’t bet on that. Like I said, having read the script, I can tell this is FOUR MARXES-PLUS cinematic screed.