"Matthew Vincent" <warl...@es.co.nz> wrote in messagenews:firstname.lastname@example.org...
> Bil <bil_irv...@ntlworld.com> wrote:Yeah, that's what bugged me. Reminds me in a way of what I've always hated
> >>Yeah, quite frankly I think the site is full of shit. The
> >Jeez, give the guy a break! It's an *opinion*.
> An opinion that's presented as fact, for the most part.
about Oliver Stone's JFK. Although I've never bought the Warren
Commission's report, I felt Stone really stepped over the line from
speculative fiction. It's been years since I saw it, but I remember being
annoyed at the way his *theory* seemed to be presented as *fact*. And yet,
when he was criticized for it, his answer in effect was 'It's only a movie.'
That was particularly galling because it seemed like a cop-out, and an
attempt to have it both ways. Perhaps my memory is hazy on this... But
anyway, that was when I pretty much got over Mr. Stone and his
controversy-for-the-sake-of-it style of film-making. Natural Born Killers
was such a tedious stomach-turner that I actually turned the video off
halfway through and returned it. Still don't know what happened. Still
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