Box Office: Democrats Go to More Movies Than Republicans by P. McClintock (August 2019)

Box Office: Democrats Go to More Movies Than Republicans by P. McClintock (August 2019)

Box Office: Democrats Go to More Movies Than Republicans by P. McClintock

The statistic is part of a seven-year survey released by exit-polling service PostTrak.

Democrats go to the movies twice as much as Republicans, a new study finds.

The statistic was among many tidbits included in a seven-year survey celebrating the 1,000th movie surveyed by industry leader PostTrak, the exit-polling service founded by Rentrak (now owned by Comscore) and Screen Engine.

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Conservative Derangement Syndrome Summer 2019


Conservative Derangement Syndrome Summer 2019

A.K.A.: How Liberal Celebrities Are Ensuring Republican Success in the 2020 POTUS Election

(Post Updated Below with Additional Links)

Some examples of Conservative Derangement Syndrome from Celebrities from Summer 2019:

Motley Crue drummer Tommy Lee takes aim at Trump supporters 

Tommy Lee is goading President Trump supporters not to go away mad, but to just go away.
On Wednesday, the Motley Crue drummer retweeted a 2018 Reddit scorched-earth post that slammed many facets of American conservatism and Trump fans.

‘Trumpsters’ blast Tommy Lee for lengthy rant about president

by Chris Perez,
August 8, 2019

Tommy Lee was getting blasted by Trump supporters on Thursday — and became one of the top trending topics on Twitter at one point — after posting a lengthy rant on his page about the president.

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‘The Hunt’ Movie Depicts Liberal Elites Hunting and Killing Politically Conservative People – Update: The Studio Has Pulled the Movie

‘The Hunt’ Movie Depicts Liberal Elites Hunting and Killing Politically Conservative People  – Update: The Studio Has Pulled the Movie

(Post update below)

Hollywood Pulls Ads for Movie About Liberal Elites Hunting ‘MAGA Types’

“The Hunt” Movie Trailer Features Elites Hunting “Deplorables” For Sport 

Hollywood blockbuster that satirizes killing of ‘deplorables’ causes outrage: ‘Demented and evil’

Excerpts:

by Brian Flood, Aug 8, 2019

A controversial movie about privileged vacationers hunting “deplorables” for sport is ruffling feathers more than a month before its scheduled release and after tragic mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio.

“The Hunt” is billed as a satire that follows wealthy thrill-seekers taking a private jet to a five-star resort where they embark on a “deeply rewarding” expedition that involves hunting down and killing designated humans. The Hollywood Reporter reported on Tuesday that “Universal is re-evaluating its strategy for the certain-to-be-controversial satire” following the shootings after ESPN reportedly pulled a trailer for the film that had been previously cleared to air on the sports network.

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Actor Jussie Smollett’s 2019 Hate Crime Hoax

Actor Jussie Smollett’s 2019 Hate Crime Hoax

When I first read about the allegations – actor Smollett, formerly of the television show “Empire,” claimed to have been attacked by two white men wearing MAGA (“Make America Great Again”) hats in Chicago, who he claims assaulted him and yelled at him, “This is MAGA country!” – I didn’t jump in to comment either way.

I initially felt there was something “off” and too strange about Smollett’s account to be true, but I wasn’t totally sure. I was willing to wait a few days to see what, if anything, the Chicago police department would say, before weighing in and offering my opinion.

As the days went by, more and more details emerged, to the point the Chicago police department had a press conference where they laid out a lot of the evidence and details that revealed that there was no hate crime: Smollette had hired two of his friends to pretend to attack him. Smollett is still maintaining his innocence, but it looks to me as though he is guilty, that he staged the whole affair.

Before the cops came out and said much of anything, liberal celebrities were all over Twitter defending him, and blaming anyone who voted for Trump (I myself sat out the 2016 election, so I did not vote for Trump) – liberal celebrities were blaming anyone who voted for Trump. They were depicting anyone who voted for Trump as being racist and being anti-homosexual.

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“Miscast,” “Wasted,” and “Impressive Resume'” – The Cliches and Inaccuracies in Entertainment Coverage or Movie Reviews about Actor Chris O’Dowd

“Miscast,” “Wasted,” and “Impressive Resume'” – The Cliches and Inaccuracies in Entertainment Coverage or Movie Reviews about Actor Chris O’Dowd

In writing several blog posts about actor Chris O’Dowd, a person who annoys me for reasons I’ve detailed elsewhere on this blog (he also turned out to be very disappointing), including but not limited to explaining in this blog post, I noticed a pattern in movie reviews, articles, or interviews, that mention him.

One of the most inaccurate, baffling, and annoying commonalities I see turn up in coverage about O’Dowd would be a reference to his “Impressive CV” (with “C.V.” being the European equivalent to the American term “resume'”), or authors who refer to him, actor-wise, as being “in demand.”

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Seven Times Hollywood Celebrities Wished Violence Against Trump in 2018 by J. Caruso

Seven Times Hollywood Celebrities Wished Violence Against Trump in 2018 by J. Caruso

Seven Times Hollywood Celebrities Wished Violence Against Trump in 2018

Excerpts:

Once again, several Hollywood celebrities spent the year fantasizing about violence against President Donald Trump, his family, members of his administration, and his supporters.

While down from the more than dozen celebrities who imagined violence against Trump in 2017, the Hollywood hate was still savage from the likes of Jim Carrey, John Legend, and Rosie O’Donnell.

Below is the worst of the worst.

3. Jim Carrey Draws Donald Trump Burning At the Stake

Actor Jim Carrey depicted President Trump being burned at the stake in a drawing posted to his social media page in August.

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Sayoc Sent Pipe Bombs in Mail to Celebrities, Including Robert DeNiro, Jim Carrey, Ron Howard

Pipe Bombs Sent in Mail to Celebrities Including Robert DeNiro, Jim Carrey, Ron Howard

I certainly do not condone anyone sending pipe bombs to any celebrity, but, I cannot help but wonder, if these celebrities had not been so frequently vocal about their political opinions if they would not have been targeted?

I’ve been saying on this blog since I began it about a year or more ago that I do not agree with celebrities such as sports stars, singers, or actors, going public with their political views, especially if they do so frequently or rudely (and many of the celebrities, who almost always skew liberal, do in fact share their political views quite often and in a very rude or condescending manner).

I wonder if this nut job sending pipe bombs to people he perceived as political rivals (which would include a few movie directors and actors), will give these Hollywood anti-conservatives pause to re-consider going on so often about how much they hate conservatives and Republicans?

I hope it does. It’s sad it would take such a drastic event such as this to bring it about, though.

Jim Carrey, Ron Howard Among Celebrities Threatened on Twitter by Mail Bomb Suspect

October 2018

Twitter accounts linked to the man arrested for allegedly sending mail bombs to an ever-growing list of Trump critics previously threatened a number of celebrities and politicians on Twitter. In at least one case, the social media company seems to have refused to take steps against such a threat.

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2018 Emmys host Michael Che says the only white people who thank Jesus at award shows are Republicans, ‘ex-crackheads’

2018 Emmys host Michael Che says the only white people who thank Jesus at award shows are Republicans, ‘ex-crackheads’

Emmys host Michael Che says the only white people who thank Jesus at award shows are Republicans, ‘ex-crackheads’

The 70th Annual Emmy Awards kicked off with a slew of political jokes and jabs as expected. But one remark from co-host Michael Che left many viewers upset.

During Che’s opening monologue with his fellow “Saturday Night Live” star Colin Jost, Che explained that his mother would not be watching the show on Monday night.

“My mother is not watching,” Che said. “She says she doesn’t like watching white award shows because you guys don’t thank Jesus enough.”

He continued, “That’s true. The only white people that thank Jesus are Republicans and ex-crackheads.”

Emmy Host Michael Che: ‘The Only White People that Thank Jesus Are Republicans and Ex-Crackheads’

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Emmy Awards co-host Michael Che kicked off the show with political commentary and disparaging jokes, and Christians were not spared.

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Hollywood: Please Stop Marketing Some of Your Movies as Being “Feminist”

Hollywood: Please Stop Marketing Some of Your Movies as Being “Feminist”

I’m a conservative, but unlike many other conservatives, I don’t get upset by having more diversity in casting in movies – within reason and depending on how it’s handled, at least.

If Hollywood wants to include more women, black people, Asians, or Hispanics in movies, I have no problem with it, and I welcome it.

I do actually tire of seeing primarily white, 30 year old guys play the lead in most movies, and it’s been this way for decades now.

(Note: I do not hate white men. I’m just saying it gets tiresome seeing mostly nothing but white guys on screen constantly.)

My one area of exception: I do think, however, the Trans activists and LGBT crowd go way too far out though in their anger over LGBT diversity in movies – such as getting upset over a cis, hetero actress playing a transman in a movie. (See Amid Backlash, Scarlett Johansson Drops Transgender Role as an example.)

At any rate, I’m by no means opposed to having more women or black people in films – as a matter of fact, I think movies can look very strange if everyone is white and male, because I live in a world that has more types of people in it, one that is populated by more than 30-something white men.

While I believe it’s wonderful to include more women in movies, I think Hollywood should be careful about how they go about doing this, otherwise they end up shooting themselves in the foot and creating a sexist backlash – which is what happened in the case of the Paul Feig Ghostbusters.

Creating Backlash By Marketing a Movie as Being “Feminist”

If a studio wants to include more women in roles, and does in fact cast more women, especially in these gender swap movies, the best way to go about it is to not call attention to it, which may seem counter-intuitive, especially if you think advertising a movie as being “feminist” or “pro-woman” will attract more women audience members.

If that is what you assume, you would be wrong, and I don’t care how many focus groups you’ve run on this subject.

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Actor Chris O’Dowd Criticizes Sexually Abusive Movie Producer Harvey Weinstein But He’s Got An Inconsistent Record About Women’s Issues

Actor Chris O’Dowd Criticizes Sexually Abusive Movie Producer Harvey Weinstein But He’s Got An Inconsistent Record About Women’s Issues

I was looking up information about the Irish abortion referendum debates recently, which is how I came across actor Chris O’Dowd’s name in the news and on some of my social media accounts.

O’Dowd is somewhat hypocritical or inconsistent on a few different topics. This is yet another one.

Here is the link I came across:

Irish actor Chris O’Dowd brands disgraced Harvey Weinstein a ‘pig’ and wishes he could ‘time travel a head-butt’ after working with producer several years ago – The Sun, by 

Excerpts from that article, which is dated October 2017:

The comedic actor [O’Dowd] said he was completely unaware of the string of sexual harassment claims against the 65-year-old when he worked with him a number of years ago

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