A good example of how the great story telling in 2017 is on TV not on film.
If you want to muse on gender equality watch Handmaid’s Tale not Wonder Woman.
This show’s success is mostly Elisabeth Moss. She carries a high percentage of the scenes.
All the casting is superb.
Personally I feel the detailed cinematography and careful sound track are too precious. I wish filmmakers would concentrate on the story and stop showing off so much.
The pacing is too slow for me, as well.
Still … it’s must watch TV in 2017.
Click PLAY or watch a trailer on YouTube.
Gilead is a theocracy run by extremists from the American Religious right.
1. The parallels to Trump’s America are glaring and deliberate. …
2. It’s a parable about male privilege.
3. There will be changes from Atwood’s book.
4. The cinematography is both stunning and specific.
5. The Republic of Gilead parallels Puritanism. …
Why The Handmaid’s Tale Is Destined to Be 2017’s Dystopian Hit
related – 8 Questions We Really Want Answered in The Handmaid’s Tale’s Second Season
Who is this dangerous man? 😦
“Darkness is good,” Bannon told the publication.
He added: “Dick Cheney, Darth Vader, Satan. That’s power. …
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It was $10m of Mercer’s money that enabled Bannon to fund Breitbart – a rightwing news site, set up with the express intention of being a Huffington Post for the right. It has launched the careers of Milo Yiannopoulos and his like …
With links to Donald Trump, Steve Bannon and Nigel Farage, the rightwing US computer scientist is at the heart of a multimillion-dollar propaganda network
Robert Mercer: the big data billionaire waging war on mainstream media
related – NY Times – How One Family’s Deep Pockets Helped Reshape Donald Trump’s Campaign
Only 1 in 4 Americans voted against Donald Trump. I blame 75% of Americans for letting that psychopath get elected.
I’ve stopped following American politics. And don’t want to hear from anyone telling me he’s not as bad as you think. He is.
As always, I encourage you to unfriend me if you don’t like my point of view. That’s freedom from speech.
Click PLAY or watch Hillary sing Hallelujah on YouTube.
I was astonished in 2004 when the American people reelected G.W. Bush to a second term despite the unbelievably bad job he did as President.
Under his watch the world economy crashed.
Trump is much, much worse in my opinion.
What to do?
I’ll stop following American politics. Try to enjoy my remaining days on this Earth even more with the time gained.
I do blame Trump supporters for what’s about to happen over the next 4 years. 😦
Around half of voters decided to take a chance on an egomaniac psychopath liar. I’m shocked and surprised.
I disagree with pretty much everything Drumpf. The next 4 years will be a disaster for the USA and the world. 😦
Trump is nearly gone — retreating to one of his evil billionaire lairs.
But his fleeting success has inspired these A-holes.
… upcoming documentary “Hate Rising,” for which he traveled across the U.S. to speak with white supremacy groups, including Neo Nazis and Ku Klux Klan members, as well as Muslims, Latinos and children who have been victims of what The Southern Poverty Law Center calls “the Trump effect.” …
“The Trump effect” is full of negative connotations and it’s twofold. On one hand, it has given permission to white supremacists and Neo-Nazi groups to express their biases and prejudices. And on the other hand, it has created a lot of fear and anxiety …
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