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Message 2091865 - Posted: 10 Jan 2022, 7:16:54 UTC

Don't look up is a political satire in which two astronomers discover a comet that they calculate will hit the earth in 6 months and is big enough to cause the extinction of all life on earth. I won't reveal any more of the plot. The movie is a product of Netflix and is available on demand if you get Netflix.
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Message 2091866 - Posted: 10 Jan 2022, 7:50:20 UTC

Sounds a lot like Donny saying, "don't worry it's just like the flu and will be over in 3 months"?

I take it that this is why you selected this part of the forums to post this in?

And I did read a few reviews and watched the trailer. ;-)

As to paying for 1 of them streaming channels, I'm out (it's just not worth the $'s IMHO as it will wind up being free). :-)
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Message 2091873 - Posted: 10 Jan 2022, 13:15:10 UTC

It isn't overtly party specific. It's more a knock against the media industry and the way it manipulates the news. The powers that be when confronted by the evidence of impending doom just by looking up reply by encouraging people "Don't look up", at least until the rocks started hitting. And the final scene is hilarious. Don't depend on media reviews to decide whether to watch it or not.
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Message 2091890 - Posted: 10 Jan 2022, 20:40:37 UTC

Yep. I Watched.

Enjoyed it Much. Can't Stand Leftist Actors in Real Life, but I Enjoyed them in This Movie. Streep did a Great Job in Making One Hate Her as Prez.

Really felt for Character Leo D. Played.

Discoverer of Comet sho went thru some Emotional Moments.

Didn't see Anything Funny in Final Act. They Were Heroic in Their Final Moments. Done Well. OH WAIT. You Mean 28 Million Years Later when
the ELITE Came Out of 'CryO'. Yeh. Dat Was GOoD. And Deserved.

The BIG Money Guy Tasked with Blowin' up Comet was a True A**.

Didn't Understand why Military was Not Also in on the 'Deflection'/Blow Up of Asteroid/Comet.

Oh Well. Earth Needed a Reboot I Suppose

May we All have a METAMORPHOSIS. REASON. GOoD JUDGEMENT and LOVE and ORDER!!!!!
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Message 2091932 - Posted: 11 Jan 2022, 5:29:36 UTC - in response to Message 2091873.  

Please understand the for profit entertainment media has one job to do, sell advertising.
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Message 2091936 - Posted: 11 Jan 2022, 5:44:11 UTC - in response to Message 2091932.  

Please understand the for profit entertainment media has one job to do, sell advertising.
And usually produced to hit cords with a certain audience. ;-)
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Message 2091939 - Posted: 11 Jan 2022, 5:52:21 UTC - in response to Message 2091936.  

Please understand the for profit entertainment media has one job to do, sell advertising.
And usually produced to hit cords with a certain audience. ;-)
That's just which creative team is making that niche market.
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Message 2091964 - Posted: 11 Jan 2022, 20:21:01 UTC

Please understand the for profit entertainment media has one job to do, sell advertising.


A Movie or Series by Whomever, Does Not 'BreakAway from Story and Give Us Up to 5 Minutes of Commercials.

The In-Movie or In-Series 'Commercials' are Nicely 'Unobtrusive' and DO NOT Take Away from Story/Narrative.

Which is Much Appreciated.

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Message 2092075 - Posted: 13 Jan 2022, 5:44:53 UTC

After reading the last few posts I would never guess what the original topic was. But in a way that is what the original topic was. If the subject matter is un comfortable divert the attention and change the subject. Well done everyone, and remember "Don't Look Up"
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Message 2092084 - Posted: 13 Jan 2022, 7:28:56 UTC

"Don't Look Up"
I would because those things with a fan on top have been falling from the skies of late. ;-)
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Message 2092116 - Posted: 13 Jan 2022, 19:11:33 UTC - in response to Message 2092075.  

After reading the last few posts I would never guess what the original topic was. But in a way that is what the original topic was. If the subject matter is un comfortable divert the attention and change the subject. Well done everyone, and remember "Don't Look Up"


There was a topic? And remember, "Look up. Look down. Look out. Look around. There's a crazy world outside, but they're not about to steal me pride. It can happen to you. It can happen to me. It can happen to everyone ... eventually."
Capitalize on this good fortune, one word can bring you round ... changes.
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Message 2092117 - Posted: 13 Jan 2022, 19:16:21 UTC

Here is My 'Don't Look Up' Post from Farther Down. I Believe I Spoke to the Topic.

Yep. I Watched.

Enjoyed it Much. Can't Stand Leftist Actors in Real Life, but I Enjoyed them in This Movie. Streep did a Great Job in Making One Hate Her as Prez.

Really felt for Character Leo D. Played.

Discoverer of Comet sho went thru some Emotional Moments.

Didn't see Anything Funny in Final Act. They Were Heroic in Their Final Moments. Done Well. OH WAIT. You Mean 28 Million Years Later when
the ELITE Came Out of 'CryO'. Yeh. Dat Was GOoD. And Deserved.

The BIG Money Guy Tasked with Blowin' up Comet was a True A**.

Didn't Understand why Military was Not Also in on the 'Deflection'/Blow Up of Asteroid/Comet.

Oh Well. Earth Needed a Reboot I Suppose


Enjoyable Movie.

Yep

May we All have a METAMORPHOSIS. REASON. GOoD JUDGEMENT and LOVE and ORDER!!!!!
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