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2021-04-13 -Great Cultural Revolution
Will Smith Pulls Slave Drama ‘Emancipation' Out of Georgia in Protest of Voter Integrity Law
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Posted by Besoeker 2021-04-13 00:15|| || Front Page|| [336133 views ]  Top

#1 I expected better from him.
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2021-04-13 02:05||   2021-04-13 02:05|| Front Page Top

#2 ...On the other hand, given the era when the movie takes place there's not going to be one doggoned thing that you could identify as being in Georgia anyways. They could probably film it in Czechoslovakia and we wouldn't know the difference.

Virtue signaling, plain and clear.

(And now I can't get the theme from 'Fresh Prince of Prague' outta my head.)

Posted by Mike Kozlowski 2021-04-13 04:32||   2021-04-13 04:32|| Front Page Top


While I liked many of his films.
Lately he has been taking more and more Ethnically / Politically focused roles with lines that include Hate Speech and Racial divisive lines or themes.

I see he has a new film coming out and as is the custom it needs some Free PR.

King Richards is scheduled to be released on November 19, 2021. A film about once great tennis superstars Venus and Serena Williams due the their coaching from their father Richard Williams. Will plays Richard in the movie.
Posted by NN2N1 2021-04-13 06:54||   2021-04-13 06:54|| Front Page Top

#4 Will Smith, dollar store Spike Lee, who is already a dollar store 'director'
Posted by Retard Strength 2021-04-13 07:17||   2021-04-13 07:17|| Front Page Top

#5 Who?
Posted by Javitle Oppressor of the Lutherans5478 2021-04-13 08:03||   2021-04-13 08:03|| Front Page Top

#6 Louisiana has pretty much the same voteing laws as Georgia. Meaningless virture signaling
Posted by Deacon Blues 2021-04-13 08:15||   2021-04-13 08:15|| Front Page Top

#7 Blacks still remain the slaves of democrats.
Posted by Bigfoot Bluetooth8120 2021-04-13 08:37||   2021-04-13 08:37|| Front Page Top

#8 I expected better from him.

Haven't seen much of his personal life and views then.
Posted by DarthVader 2021-04-13 09:11||   2021-04-13 09:11|| Front Page Top

#9 /\ With a few exceptions, it would appear the celebrity crowd pretty much marches along with the tribe.

Southern oligarchs of the time needed cheep, plantation labor. Our modern-day oligarchs have switched to harder working and more reliable Latin American cheap labor.

Some things do not appear to change much.

Posted by Besoeker 2021-04-13 09:34||   2021-04-13 09:34|| Front Page Top

#10 He was great in Men In Black.
That was a long time ago.
Posted by rjschwarz 2021-04-13 10:14||   2021-04-13 10:14|| Front Page Top

#11 which is backed by Apple Studios

There it is.

But let me get this straight:
A movie, made to highlight racial disparages, is cancelled to protest racial disparages, so nobody sees the movie concerning racial disparages.


Guess "on location at Topanga Valley" has a better ring to it.

Anyone want to take a crack on why all the recent filming in Georgia? Including the successful The Walking Dead story?
Posted by swksvolFF 2021-04-13 11:18||   2021-04-13 11:18|| Front Page Top

#12 He only plays one character and he's been boring a long time. I wasn't planning on watching his movie no matter where it was made.
Posted by Silentbrick 2021-04-13 12:19||   2021-04-13 12:19|| Front Page Top

#13 I read somewhere that the move will cost the producer an extra $15 million. I assume that is a combination of the costs to break the Georgia contracts and additional costs to duplicate the set-up in Louisiana.
Posted by trailing wife 2021-04-13 12:58||   2021-04-13 12:58|| Front Page Top

One of the "Last Grabs for Hollywood $$$" by an 'end of career' 'near has been' publicity story if there ever were one written....

53 years old this year born 1968, pic from 2017

Posted by Throter Poodle9170 2021-04-13 14:23||   2021-04-13 14:23|| Front Page Top

#15 Anyone want to take a crack on why all the recent filming in Georgia?

Hold my beer!
  • Nice weather
  • Way outside the Thirty Mile Zone - AKA fewer bullshit union work rules
  • Georgia doesn't take huge bloody bites out of your profits and cost-of-living, unlike Cali
Posted by SteveS 2021-04-13 20:38||   2021-04-13 20:38|| Front Page Top

#16  trailing wife, in addition to that he may have convinced an entire state (and others) to avoid the film.
Posted by ruprecht 2021-04-13 22:41||   2021-04-13 22:41|| Front Page Top

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