[ExI] What's wrong with Maher's Religulous?
Fred C. Moulton
moulton at moulton.com
Thu Apr 9 22:54:51 UTC 2009
On Thu, 2009-04-09 at 15:43 -0700, John Grigg wrote:
> Fred Moulton wrote:
> >So to criticize either one for not being a proper comparative religion
> >documentary is either silly or stupid.
> Maher presents himself enough in the "documentary mode" that he is
> deserving of criticism. He doesn't have to present things at the
> academic or going for the Oscar level to try to be at least somewhat
I interpreted all of what Maher was doing in the movie as part of the
joke but if someone else wants to interpret differently I guess they
can. But to me that is missing part of the joke in the movie.
> Dagon Gmail wrote:
> Its halfway between documentary and comedy act. Yet another piece of
> evidence movies have become too 'light' to go through all the effort
> of renting or going into town to see it.
> Thank you.
> On 4/9/09, Dagon Gmail <dagonweb at gmail.com> wrote:
> > http://www.movies-on-demand.tv/movie/2385-Religulous_2008.html
> > Its halfway between documentary and comedy act. Yet another piece of
> > evidence movies have become too
> > 'light' to go through all the effort of renting or going into town to see
> > it. Its funny, but not half as funny as
> > cartman laying down the law.
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