I am not surprised when I see someone in the media mention that a “conservative” movie is getting poor reviews. You mean Liberal Hollywood and liberal reviewers are giving a right leaning movie “poor reviews” what a a big surprise? Consider that the total bombs at the box office of the highly praised anti-war movies: “In the Valley of Elah,” , “No End in Sight”, “A Mighty Heart,”, “The Kingdom", “Lions for Lambs”, and “Redacted" all highly praised by the same critics that are pushing down "Atlas Shrugged" which opened in movie theaters today. I guess the real review will be what the Box Office does.
The movie adaptation of the Ayn Rand novel “Atlas Shrugged” debuts in theaters nationwide today — and the reviews have not been good, to put it mildly. But as film critic Roger Ebert noted on Twitter today, his one-star review was countered by four-star ratings of the film from readers — before most of them have presumably even had a chance to see it.
The film adaptation of “Atlas Shrugged” was years in the making, but it was ultimately produced in just 26 shooting days on a budget of less than $10 million. Though critics are panning it, its creators are banking on the book’s decades-long popularity and the current strength of the conservative movement to make the movie a success, according to the Wall Street Journal.
via CBS News.