Saturday, May 14, 2016

Here we go with further issues with control of the media at FOX.

Wall Street is not a symbol of wealth, it is the organization that demands wealth. Supposedly Democrats have a Wall Street fixation because of the movies about Wall Street like "The Big Short," etc. Funny thing though, those are stories that are fiction. I don't recall any of those films being called a documentary.

May 13, 2016
By David Sims

Money Monster (click here) wants to be a film straight out of the ’70s, a snarling satire of media mores and capitalist villains, shot through with the profane fury of a Paddy Chayefsky (click here) script. At best, it’s a star vehicle from the late ’90s, a creakier, simpler tale of a hostage crisis at a facsimile of CNBC’s Mad Money, tied to the backs of two marquee idols—George Clooney and Julia Roberts. As its tense studio antics unfold, though, the sad truth becomes apparent: Money Monster is a movie-star vehicle that isn’t giving its movie stars anything to do....

"The Hospital" by Paddy Chavefsky.