Christian Bale's New Movie, "VICE"

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Re: Christian Bale's New Movie, "VICE"

Post by JimVH » Sat Dec 29, 2018 9:04 am

I'd rather watch the Hallmark channel.

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Re: Christian Bale's New Movie, "VICE"

Post by Goose55 » Sat Dec 29, 2018 9:09 am

hugodrax wrote:
Sat Dec 29, 2018 9:02 am
hugodrax wrote:
Wed Nov 28, 2018 4:29 pm
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Never saw that film. Never want to.
Words right out of my mouth.
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Re: Christian Bale's New Movie, "VICE"

Post by hugodrax » Sat Dec 29, 2018 9:25 am

Goose55 wrote:
Sat Dec 29, 2018 9:09 am
hugodrax wrote:
Sat Dec 29, 2018 9:02 am
hugodrax wrote:
Wed Nov 28, 2018 4:29 pm
Jocose wrote:
Wed Nov 28, 2018 4:02 pm
Never saw that film. Never want to.
Words right out of my mouth.
Pictures speak louder than words.

Image

Wow. I didnt think it was possible to become less interested, but here we are. :lol:
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Re: Christian Bale's New Movie, "VICE"

Post by Goose55 » Sat Dec 29, 2018 9:32 am

I'll likely not see the film until I can stream it as I have no city trips planned anytime soon.
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Re: Christian Bale's New Movie, "VICE"

Post by Goose55 » Sat Dec 29, 2018 6:56 pm

Jocose wrote:
Wed Nov 28, 2018 4:02 pm
Never saw that film. Never want to.
You should. Might be edifying
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Re: Christian Bale's New Movie, "VICE"

Post by durangopipe » Sat Dec 29, 2018 9:07 pm

Love the movie poster:

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Re: Christian Bale's New Movie, "VICE"

Post by hugodrax » Sat Dec 29, 2018 9:08 pm

durangopipe wrote:
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Love the movie poster:

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Ooh. Gripping.
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Re: Christian Bale's New Movie, "VICE"

Post by durangopipe » Sat Dec 29, 2018 9:09 pm

hugodrax wrote:
Sat Dec 29, 2018 9:08 pm
durangopipe wrote:
Sat Dec 29, 2018 9:07 pm
Love the movie poster:

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Ooh. Gripping.
:thumbsup:
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Re: Christian Bale's New Movie, "VICE"

Post by Del » Sat Dec 29, 2018 10:11 pm

Goose55 wrote:
Sat Dec 29, 2018 6:56 pm
Jocose wrote:
Wed Nov 28, 2018 4:02 pm
Never saw that film. Never want to.
You should. Might be edifying
Nope. Not gonna be edifying.

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Re: Christian Bale's New Movie, "VICE"

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Re: Christian Bale's New Movie, "VICE"

Post by Adam Z » Sun Dec 30, 2018 7:00 pm

I'm interested in seeing it when I can stream it at home. I view it as nothing more than a comedy, and I expect to get some laughs at it. Anybody who watches this as if it's some kind of expose on how things really were is an idiot.

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Post by Goose55 » Wed Jan 02, 2019 11:30 am

Another still image from the screenplay...

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Re: Christian Bale's New Movie, "VICE"

Post by Del » Wed Jan 02, 2019 6:56 pm

I'd kinda like to see it, just because it would be great to look like Christian Bale.


But I'm not going to let anyone make money off of my watching me be veep. So I'll probably miss it.
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Re: Christian Bale's New Movie, "VICE"

Post by Del » Sat Feb 23, 2019 8:44 am

This goofy parody got nominated for "Best Picture."
https://www.dailywire.com/news/43860/fi ... rew-klavan

Which is why no one cares about the Academy Awards anymore.
The fact that this silly film has been nominated for a best picture Oscar is a message from Harvey-Weinstein-World to half of America. The message is two words long. The second word is you.
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Re: Christian Bale's New Movie, "VICE"

Post by Stanley76 » Sat Feb 23, 2019 10:11 am

I've been conducting a one man television and movie industry boycott for quite a while now. No cable or antenna. I only watch Youtube videos and hang out here for the most part. For entertainment, I take walks. I do check CBN for news occasionally but the best news website is The Babylon Bee in my opinion. I tend to stay away from the big news media websites with only an occasional glance at Fox to read about truly vital news such as this: https://www.foxnews.com/real-estate/cou ... ving-house
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Re: Christian Bale's New Movie, "VICE"

Post by Kerdy » Sun Feb 24, 2019 11:42 am

I'll pass...
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Re: Christian Bale's New Movie, "VICE"

Post by Kerdy » Sun Feb 24, 2019 11:43 am

Del wrote:
Sat Dec 29, 2018 10:11 pm
Goose55 wrote:
Sat Dec 29, 2018 6:56 pm
Jocose wrote:
Wed Nov 28, 2018 4:02 pm
Never saw that film. Never want to.
You should. Might be edifying
Nope. Not gonna be edifying.

Hollywood knows that they write our history. (Everyone thinks the Middle Ages were like Monty Python and the Holy Grail. )

Hollywood means to secure their narrative that Cheney was an evil mastermind and George W. Bush was a goofball. A lot of people are going to believe it, the way they believed The Da Vinci Code.
People did seem to think the Da Vinci Code was accurate.
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Re: Christian Bale's New Movie, "VICE"

Post by Adam Z » Sun Apr 21, 2019 6:07 pm

We rented Vice last night. It was an interesting, but peculiar film. It wasn't anywhere near as comedic as I had expected it to be, and it's kinda difficult to put it into a genre - it had it's comedic moments, but it's not a comedy. It's certainly not a documentary, or even a docudrama. Despite the heavily caricatured depictions of many of the players, and lots of dialogue that likely never occurred, the film did make some good points - and I say this as someone who voted for W both times.

Also of note was this article regarding the film from Politifact.

Politics and history aside, Christian Bale did a great job, as well as the makeup artists. His transformation into Dick Cheney was very Gary Oldman-esque.
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Re: Christian Bale's New Movie, "VICE"

Post by Del » Sun Apr 21, 2019 7:47 pm

While we were in Missouri for Easter, my young niece's husband noticed that I also look a bit like Benito Mussolini.

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