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hfojvt Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-13-07 10:59 AM
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68. there have been several
but this may be the one he is thinking of
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  -Its Just a Movie!: Film, Politics, and (Anti- and Over-) Intellectualism on DU alcibiades_mystery  Mar-12-07 11:48 AM   #0 
  - How about a critique of 300  cgrindley   Mar-12-07 12:09 PM   #1 
  - That's a critique, certainly  alcibiades_mystery   Mar-12-07 12:54 PM   #5 
  - Well, here is a critique from someone who actually watched this movie in another thread...  JackRiddler   Mar-14-07 08:58 PM   #76 
  - Do you have a link to the Post about film 300? Didn't see the discussion.  KoKo01   Mar-12-07 12:10 PM   #2 
  - there have been several  hfojvt   Mar-13-07 10:59 AM   #68 
     - n/t  geardaddy   Mar-13-07 11:20 AM   #69 
  - I think there might be something to the 300 stuff  quinnox   Mar-12-07 12:17 PM   #3 
  - There's certainly something to it at one level  alcibiades_mystery   Mar-12-07 12:53 PM   #4 
  - Or..  MrBadExample   Mar-12-07 10:07 PM   #15 
  - That's historically accurate -- the Spartans did leave babies with disabilities  Katherine Brengle   Mar-12-07 10:39 PM   #18 
  - Not only the Spartans  alcibiades_mystery   Mar-12-07 10:41 PM   #20 
     - As brutal as it is, I can understand it in historical context --  Katherine Brengle   Mar-12-07 10:44 PM   #21 
        - I'll go you one further  alcibiades_mystery   Mar-12-07 10:51 PM   #24 
  - Umm  Pavulon   Mar-12-07 10:45 PM   #22 
  - You can also enjoy a movie while maintaining a critical stance on its politics  alcibiades_mystery   Mar-12-07 10:52 PM   #25 
  - Perhaps that is becuse the Spartains did throw  nadinbrzezinski   Mar-12-07 11:36 PM   #35 
  - Herodotus is racist, hates dark people and deformed babies  Show_Me _The_Truth   Mar-13-07 12:33 PM   #73 
  - The Spartans were not nice people  intaglio   Mar-13-07 03:14 AM   #57 
  - As a philosophy instructor once told us  deutsey   Mar-12-07 01:01 PM   #6 
  - That's correct  alcibiades_mystery   Mar-12-07 01:04 PM   #7 
  - And you do it quite well, too  deutsey   Mar-12-07 01:05 PM   #8 
  - Everything everyone does or says is an ARGUMENT.  Hissyspit   Mar-13-07 12:52 AM   #50 
  - That sounds like meaningless Postmodernist drivel.  Odin2005   Mar-13-07 07:49 AM   #59 
     - I say it is postmodernist /nihilist to assert that stories  rman   Mar-13-07 07:56 AM   #61 
     - That's kind of what my take on Po/Mo is  deutsey   Mar-13-07 10:46 AM   #67 
     - How so?  alcibiades_mystery   Mar-13-07 08:07 AM   #63 
     - No, I think it's just a fact  deutsey   Mar-13-07 10:45 AM   #66 
  - Notice that the three most vigorous threads on this subject remain  alcibiades_mystery   Mar-12-07 01:19 PM   #9 
  - Yyyup.  Lilith Velkor   Mar-12-07 08:20 PM   #12 
  - A Concrete example of how these categories produce different questions  alcibiades_mystery   Mar-12-07 01:39 PM   #10 
  - Okay.  ellisonz   Mar-13-07 12:00 AM   #41 
     - I did not defend it, on cinematic merit or otherwise  alcibiades_mystery   Mar-13-07 12:52 AM   #51 
        - Yes, I'm just arguing for eminence of History...  ellisonz   Mar-13-07 01:34 AM   #52 
           - I still don't think that you're responding to me  alcibiades_mystery   Mar-13-07 01:48 AM   #53 
              - I'm being expansive. Figured you deserved some feedback.  ellisonz   Mar-13-07 02:04 AM   #54 
                 - Oh, that's our difference  alcibiades_mystery   Mar-13-07 02:17 AM   #55 
                    - I'm judgmental, can't help it.  ellisonz   Mar-13-07 02:27 AM   #56 
                       - 1) I haven't seen 300  alcibiades_mystery   Mar-13-07 06:10 AM   #58 
  - Kick  alcibiades_mystery   Mar-12-07 05:41 PM   #11 
  - This is an excellent set of categories and I thank you for the Aristotelian map... (but)  JackRiddler   Mar-12-07 08:56 PM   #13 
  - I didn't miss the message of V for Vendetta at all  alcibiades_mystery   Mar-12-07 09:20 PM   #14 
  - Fantastic post!  seasonedblue   Mar-12-07 10:20 PM   #16 
  - Maybe you'll change your mind once you read this:  alcibiades_mystery   Mar-12-07 10:27 PM   #17 
     - Still fantastic,  seasonedblue   Mar-12-07 11:28 PM   #32 
  - and this applies to the "South Park is just a cartoon" meme as well  Adenoid_Hynkel   Mar-12-07 10:41 PM   #19 
  - Nominated for new Research Forum open thread: Basic Concepts  omega minimo   Mar-12-07 10:47 PM   #23 
  - And since you linked to my post  nadinbrzezinski   Mar-12-07 10:54 PM   #26 
  - I suspect you still haven't read my post  alcibiades_mystery   Mar-12-07 11:12 PM   #27 
     - I have  nadinbrzezinski   Mar-12-07 11:21 PM   #30 
     - I fail to see why you keep mentioning "postmodernism" and "deconstruction"  alcibiades_mystery   Mar-12-07 11:46 PM   #36 
        - What you did in your categories  nadinbrzezinski   Mar-12-07 11:55 PM   #39 
           - Since I actually named the thinkers I was referring to each category  alcibiades_mystery   Mar-13-07 12:07 AM   #42 
           - I suppose[pose you will since I will not continue to play your game  nadinbrzezinski   Mar-13-07 12:21 AM   #44 
              - Since you conflated the two continuously, I felt the need to correct you  alcibiades_mystery   Mar-13-07 12:40 AM   #47 
           - PoMo Deconstructionist BS has, unfortunately, infected public discourse.  Odin2005   Mar-13-07 08:08 AM   #64 
              - "Deconstruct something in terms of patriarchy"  alcibiades_mystery   Mar-13-07 08:10 AM   #65 
     - What do you teach?  1932   Mar-12-07 11:56 PM   #40 
        - I'll PM that  alcibiades_mystery   Mar-13-07 12:08 AM   #43 
  - Is it really this much of a mess????  The Straight Story   Mar-12-07 11:16 PM   #28 
  - Anticipated and answered  alcibiades_mystery   Mar-12-07 11:19 PM   #29 
  - That really doesn't say jack  The Straight Story   Mar-12-07 11:29 PM   #33 
     - Actually, it responds directly to your post, in advance  alcibiades_mystery   Mar-12-07 11:52 PM   #37 
        - If it wasn't so long maybe I might :)  The Straight Story   Mar-13-07 12:25 AM   #45 
           - Overall, it does not  alcibiades_mystery   Mar-13-07 12:43 AM   #49 
  - "My life is not so dull that I need to read something into everything"  Hissyspit   Mar-13-07 12:41 AM   #48 
  - Sure, there are movies with no message  rman   Mar-13-07 07:53 AM   #60 
     - One of my points in this thread  alcibiades_mystery   Mar-13-07 08:02 AM   #62 
  - at last! I don't have to be ashamed about having enjoyed "DC 9/11" anymore!  Lisa   Mar-12-07 11:27 PM   #31 
  - K&R Great post  Alcibiades   Mar-12-07 11:32 PM   #34 
  - Yes, all of what you say is true  alcibiades_mystery   Mar-12-07 11:55 PM   #38 
  - THANK YOU. Some of the anti-intellectualism in the earlier posts would make  Hissyspit   Mar-13-07 12:29 AM   #46 
  - K & R for a good read.  Cerridwen   Mar-13-07 11:45 AM   #70 
  - Nope. It Is In Fact Just A Movie. It Is For Entertainment Purposes Only.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Mar-13-07 11:48 AM   #71 
     - Does one need to analyze a political commercial for it to have a political effect?  alcibiades_mystery   Mar-13-07 12:22 PM   #72 
        - Sorry, But I Consider That To Be Hogwash.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Mar-13-07 02:30 PM   #74 
           - I disagree with you.  1932   Mar-14-07 12:04 AM   #75 
 

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