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Christian Bale takes Hollywood to a new low, thanking 'Satan'
« on: January 07, 2019, 11:30:26 AM »
January 7, 2019
Christian Bale takes Hollywood to a new low, thanking 'Satan'
By Monica Showalter

Well, here we have it: a new low from Hollywood.

Actor Christian Bale, in his Golden Globe award acceptance speech, decided to thank "Satan" in his acknowledgments, apparently for inspiring his portrayal of former vice president Dick Cheney in the movie Vice, as the Hollywood chi-chi crowd cheered.

According to a report in Variety:

    Christian Bale had one unconventional figure to thank in his acceptance speech after winning best actor in a comedy or musical for "Vice" at Sunday night's Golden Globes.

    "Thank you to Satan for giving me inspiration for playing this role," he said about his character of Dick Cheney in the political satire.


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Re: Christian Bale takes Hollywood to a new low, thanking 'Satan'
« Reply #1 on: January 07, 2019, 11:39:57 AM »
The 10 biggest box-office bombs of 2018

https://www.bizjournals.com/losangeles/news/2018/12/31/the-10-biggest-box-office-bombs-of-2018.html

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1. “Vice” (Annapurna)*


    Estimated budget: $60 million
    Worldwide box office: $18 million
    Deficit: $42 million

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Re: Christian Bale takes Hollywood to a new low, thanking 'Satan'
« Reply #2 on: January 07, 2019, 11:48:42 AM »
The 10 biggest box-office bombs of 2018

https://www.bizjournals.com/losangeles/news/2018/12/31/the-10-biggest-box-office-bombs-of-2018.html

They don't care how much money they lose, they will keep shoving this crap right down our throats.
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Re: Christian Bale takes Hollywood to a new low, thanking 'Satan'
« Reply #3 on: January 07, 2019, 11:58:27 AM »
I doubt God was amused. Actually, no one should have been amused.
I have decided to officially and formally not apologize. I'm not sorry at all, even slightly.

    Indeed, I especially want to convey my absence of remorse to anyone who was offended by what I said. If you are the sort of person who gets twisted into knots when someone articulates a point of view that differs from your own, then you are exactly the sort of person who should never receive an apology for a differing point of view — if I were offering one, which, again, I'm not.

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Re: Christian Bale takes Hollywood to a new low, thanking 'Satan'
« Reply #4 on: January 07, 2019, 12:57:33 PM »
They don't care how much money they lose, they will keep shoving this crap right down our throats.
The well-worn axiom that Hollyweird only cares about making money was thoroughly disproved during the last Iraq War when HW churned out numerous anti-war flicks only to have every one of them bomb at the box office (pun intended.)
A pro-war flick that just focused on one battle like the Marines taking Fallujah would have probably been a huge box office winner. HW did not make that film.
Clint Eastwood's "American Sniper",  a  movie mostly about the Iraq War that presented American soldiers in a positive light, did boffo box office.


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