Filligan wrote:Goddamn it. Come on. We're not supposed to be this stupid anymore.
Yeah, i know, you'd think we'd have learned by now, but we just keep sippin' the wine and drinkin' the kool aide. Doesn't matter what's right or wrong, just shut the fuck up, I know.
anomaly1 wrote:What makes this thread even funnier is that there were something like 70 or so corporate sponsorships for The Lorax, including having the character appear in ads for (non-hybrid) SUVs from Mazda. Hollywood? Hypocritical? Why I never!
Yeah, some corps been playing both sides against the middle for a long time. How you think GE got where it is, or the unions at GM or Wisconsin.
bojangles wrote:Money: that's something you can get behind isn't it Stewbal?
Not money make through theft or fraud. There are going to be corrupt corporations like there are corrupt people. There is just going to be more of it when corrupt politicians look the other way while holding their hands out under the table.
The overriding purpose of this movie appears to have been to make money. The fact that they chose source material with environmental themes probably means nothing more than they thought they could cash in on a trend and make more money.
Yeah, and I can't believe how so many have bought into this theme being jacked up 100 fold. I mean now their objecting to cutting down one tree, and the corporate weenie doesn't want trees to come back because they make oxygen...for free. And people are buying it, particularly the 7 year olds and their parents who don't want to cross the environmental lobby that're like Muslim religious police. What we have here is a religion, just as closed minded and relies just as heavily on blind faith as the worst Creationists.