Thursday, January 16, 2014

Leading Purveyor of Violent Movies Plans Anti-NRA Drama

Hollywood Hypocrisy

After making millions giving America a plethora of senselessly violent movies, film producer and studio executive, Harvey Weinstein, producer of such violent films as Reservoir Dogs,  Pulp Fiction,  Jackie Brown,  Kill Bill and Django Unchained announced on Howard Stern’s radio show that he and actress Meryl Streep are to make a full feature drama to try to destroy the National Rifle Association.

Weinstein: Mucho Dollars But Short on Sense 
"Mr. Stern asked Mr. Weinstein on Wednesday whether he owned a gun. The Hollywood heavyweight replied that he did not and never would. “I don’t think we need guns in this country. And I hate it,” the producer said. “I think the NRA is a disaster area.”
Mr. Weinstein then revealed his secret project about the gun rights group. “I shouldn’t say this, but I’ll tell it to you, Howard,” he said. “I’m going to make a movie with Meryl Streep, and we’re going to take this head-on. And they’re going to wish they weren’t alive after I’m done with them.”
The shock jock asked whether the film was going to be a documentary. Mr. Weinstein said no, that it would be a “big movie like a ‘Mr. Smith Goes to Washington.’”
The movie mogul said his vision was to scare people away from firearms. He foresees moviegoers to leave thinking, “Gun stocks — I don’t want to be involved in that stuff. It’s going to be like crash and burn.”
Weinstein thinks guns are necessary for self-defense, but only in other countries, during genocides and if the weapon is not personally owned." 
The chairman of the Weinstein Co. (formerly Miramax) is one of President Obama’s biggest fundraisers. He brought in more than $500,000 from his Hollywood friends for the president’s re-election campaign and the Democratic National Committee in 2012."
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