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Wed Sep 12, 2012, 04:30 PM

This movie is like "The Protocols of the Elders of Zion" meets "The Satanic Verses"

Jewish/Israeli filmmaker? A budget of $5 million dollars funded by "100 Jewish donors"?

C'mon! Is this not setting anyone else's bullshit meter off? This thing reeks of a false flag. It reminds me of the infamous FBI-produced Black Panther Coloring Book, or the Protocols of the Elders of Zion or- fuck, just about take your pick.

This shit isn't a movie. Look at it, skip through it. But look at at it. This thing is designed to be as inflammatory as possible to Muslims and to the movie's "creator" is doing everything to convince the world he is a Jew/Israeli and this was funded by Jews.


You know what this looks like? This looks like something a fundamentalist Christian would make. One who hates Muslims and wants to pin the fallout on the Jews. Someone who wants to intentionally cause violence and hatred between the two groups.

Look at this article from the HuffPo about an hour ago:
Bacile had no internet presence and was a member of no social media networks prior to this incident. There are no early casting calls or production notices for the film. Nor does the film have a page on IMDB, the film database. No actors or crew members have been named or identified, and only a couple of the film's apparent backers -- fringe figures like pastor Terry Jones, Morris Sadek of the Coptic Church and Steve Klein, a "consultant" on the film who self-released an anti-Islamic book in 2010 -- have come forward to reveal themselves.

What we know about Bacile and his film comes solely from his own mouth. During an interview he gave Tuesday from an undisclosed location, Bacile said he was an Israeli-American real estate developer who raised $5 million from 100 Jewish donors, none of whom he identified. He doesn't appear to have a California real estate license, according to a review of online real estate databases.

Using a "thick" accent, Bacile said he used 60 actors and 45 crew members and that the project was shot in 2011 over three months in California. He called Islam a "cancer" and railed on the lack of security at the American embassies. He also said he planned to go into hiding as protests escalated.

--snip--

Though Bacile is a mystery, we do know a bit more about Steve Klein, who told the Associated Press on Wednesday that he was a "consultant" on Bacile's film. According to the Southern Poverty Law Center, the former Marine was part of the controversial California "Church at Kawea," near Fresno, and a member of a "secretive cohort of militant fundamentalists" preparing for war against Muslims in spring 2012. He believed that California was riddled with Muslim Brotherhood sleeper cells "who are awaiting the trigger date and will begin randomly killing as many of us as they can."


You should read the full article on this! The link is above the excerpt.

This thing doesn't look like a "movie". It looks like false-flag agitprop psyops I-have-no-idea-what-the-fuck.

But the one thing it doesn't look like...is the thing it purports to be.

PB

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Reply This movie is like "The Protocols of the Elders of Zion" meets "The Satanic Verses" (Original post)
Poll_Blind Sep 2012 OP
winstars Sep 2012 #1
Poll_Blind Sep 2012 #5
cthulu2016 Sep 2012 #2
TwilightGardener Sep 2012 #3
just1voice Sep 2012 #7
Kindly Refrain Sep 2012 #4
WCGreen Sep 2012 #9
lame54 Sep 2012 #6
kestrel91316 Sep 2012 #8
leveymg Sep 2012 #10
freshwest Sep 2012 #11
arcane1 Sep 2012 #12
nancyfladem Sep 2012 #13
cali Sep 2012 #14
Poll_Blind Sep 2012 #24
Jennicut Sep 2012 #15
Tommy_Carcetti Sep 2012 #16
Junkdrawer Sep 2012 #17
Brickbat Sep 2012 #18
cali Sep 2012 #20
Brickbat Sep 2012 #21
Warren DeMontague Sep 2012 #19
Junkdrawer Sep 2012 #22
jorno67 Sep 2012 #23

Response to Poll_Blind (Original post)

Wed Sep 12, 2012, 04:32 PM

1. Rat fucking-2012 style n/t

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Response to winstars (Reply #1)

Wed Sep 12, 2012, 04:35 PM

5. Exactly. For people who don't know what ratfucking is, link in message.

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Response to Poll_Blind (Original post)

Wed Sep 12, 2012, 04:32 PM

2. And what, pray tell, is your problem with "The Satanic Verses"?

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Response to Poll_Blind (Original post)

Wed Sep 12, 2012, 04:33 PM

3. Made it through 32 seconds. Just absurd.

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Response to TwilightGardener (Reply #3)

Wed Sep 12, 2012, 04:44 PM

7. Beat me, I turned it off after 25 seconds

 

I can't believe it's even being called a movie, it's clearly some amateur propaganda piece.

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Response to Poll_Blind (Original post)

Wed Sep 12, 2012, 04:34 PM

4. It looks like something made at Regent University or Liberty University.

 

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Response to Kindly Refrain (Reply #4)

Wed Sep 12, 2012, 04:47 PM

9. Or a Junior high school parady

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Response to Poll_Blind (Original post)

Wed Sep 12, 2012, 04:37 PM

6. Now I get it...

he just watched The Producers

he raised $5 million and set out to make the worst film possible

but now it's getting too much attention

how will he ever pay off all those backers

I got it - blow up the internet

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Response to Poll_Blind (Original post)

Wed Sep 12, 2012, 04:46 PM

8. This thing is just laughably, horribly, awful and amateurish. Or it WOULD be

laughable if it hadn't resulted in the deaths of 4 American diplomatic staff.

I mean, the production quality is junior high level. And all the actors are obviously American, with that squeaky clean WASP look.

Yep, Liberty University or some such made this. Definitely Christian fundie dreck.

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Response to Poll_Blind (Original post)

Wed Sep 12, 2012, 04:50 PM

10. Interesting. Definitely agitprop. But, it still looks like a Sheldon Adelson-funded project

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or something made with RW campaign slush money.

This doesn't appear to be full version. The first scenes in the version I saw are set in present-day Egypt (I'd guess it was actually CA) took some cash to make. Some of the actors are ethnic and the outdoor location, costumes and props look half-way professional. The later scenes that purport to flash back to tell the story of the life of Mohamed are so laughably cheaply made it looks to have been made by a porn film studio with free special effects software.

It would be hysterically funny, if it weren't so evil.

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Response to Poll_Blind (Original post)

Wed Sep 12, 2012, 05:24 PM

11. Looks like it was made by the KKK. That's the most obvious, stupid thing I've ever wasted time on.

The thing is like a cartoon, a bunch of ignorant yahoos. I can't believe this cost $5M. It doesn't flatter any ethnic or religious group. It looks like a production Stormfront or David Duke would make.

Who would put this on the air or in theaters overseas, and why would anyone go to see it? Didn't Pamela Geller get Egyptians going after Hillary Clinton with her blog?

I found a libertarian website saying he'll vote for Romney, blabbing about this film. When these idiots take over, the entire planet will be too stupid, so just kill me now.

http://libertarian-neocon.blogspot.com/2012/09/the-muhammad-movie-that-is-causing.html

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Response to Poll_Blind (Original post)

Wed Sep 12, 2012, 05:28 PM

12. That's the full movie???

5 minutes long, for $5 million???

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Response to Poll_Blind (Original post)

Wed Sep 12, 2012, 05:40 PM

13. "The Passion of the Christ" meets "Wag the Dog"....

Only without the gore of the former and wit and prescience of the latter.

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Response to Poll_Blind (Original post)

Wed Sep 12, 2012, 05:48 PM

14. Man, I can't compare it to anything I've ever seen or read. It's that bad

It's below amateur level. You really nailed it with this sentence:

This thing doesn't look like a "movie". It looks like false-flag agitprop psyops I-have-no-idea-what-the-fuck.

I'm completely flummoxed.

WTF?

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Response to cali (Reply #14)

Wed Sep 12, 2012, 06:51 PM

24. I think...this thing might be almost 100% dog-whistle. Think about it: When we watch this, it...

...hardly makes any sense, right? I think that's the key. Those scenes don't make sense when we watch them. But obviously some or all of those scenes are re-enactments of specific portions of the Quran. Sections, stories that no Christian or Jew would be familiar with. Only a Muslim or maybe even a devout Muslim would be able to immediately recognize the bastardizations being retold there.

So if form follows function, what's the function of this? The communication isn't recognizable to a non-Muslim. There are no subtitles or anything else which indicate what is happening or giving any kind of structural clue about what's going on. The scenes and what those scenes are referring to is something only Muslims would be familiar with. There is no attempt to "educate" in any sense. There isn't even an attempt to explain.

Why? IMO, it's because the payload of this video isn't even meant to be digestible by non-Muslims.

To anyone who doesn't recognize the characters, it's a semi-meaningless bunch of scenes with people running around reciting nonsensical but intentionally specific dialog.

Same thing could be done with Judaism: You could make a similar movie (I dunno, with Moses?) and have him breaking the 613 Mitzvot left and right and for most people, they're going to see Moses doing "bad" or nonsensical things but they wouldn't get the significance like an Orthodox Jew would. To an Orthodox Jew it would be extremely inflammatory because they'd be intimately familiar with every one of those laws.

PB

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Response to Poll_Blind (Original post)

Wed Sep 12, 2012, 05:57 PM

15. One thing is for sure, it is cheaply made.

WTF is up with the ultra fake green screen backgrounds? Very strange "movie."

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Response to Poll_Blind (Original post)

Wed Sep 12, 2012, 05:57 PM

16. When I first heard the story, I was expecting something like "The Last Temptation of Christ"

I.e., an artfully done piece that may take a controversial view on a central religious figure.

But this is just amateur shit. And while maybe in the context of Americans we can excuse amateurish shit that mocks one's deeply held personal beliefs, when it comes off as a bunch of Americans mocking other people's deeply held personal beliefs, it just doesn't help our image one bit.

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Response to Poll_Blind (Original post)

Wed Sep 12, 2012, 06:02 PM

17. Production Budget Revealed:

Cellphone camera : 29.95 + 2 Yr. Contract
Green-screen post production: 39.95
Plastic surgery to create
new identities for cast: 4,999,940.10

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Response to Poll_Blind (Original post)

Wed Sep 12, 2012, 06:04 PM

18. Honestly, it's so laughably bad it's hard to find offense.

It's a crime against movie-making. I think Allah can handle this one himself.

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Response to Brickbat (Reply #18)

Wed Sep 12, 2012, 06:11 PM

20. I heard on NPR that it was widely rumored in the middle east

that this piece of shit was being shown all over American TV to mark 9/11.

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Response to cali (Reply #20)

Wed Sep 12, 2012, 06:15 PM

21. I heard that too.

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Response to Poll_Blind (Original post)

Wed Sep 12, 2012, 06:09 PM

19. It needs some Benny Hill music.

Although its more low budg than Benny Hill.

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Response to Poll_Blind (Original post)

Wed Sep 12, 2012, 06:20 PM

22. I'm thinking "Springtime for Mohammad and Mecca."

100 little old Jewish ladies were sold 10,000 percent of the stock.

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Response to Poll_Blind (Original post)

Wed Sep 12, 2012, 06:34 PM

23. I want so badly to mock this piece of shit...

but it ignited the violence that killed 4 Americans...so it's no longer something to laugh at.

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