It's Out - Early Report: Atlas Shrugged Movie Part 2Submitted by reedr3v on Mon, 10/08/2012 - 18:49
The Daily Bell: "This could have been a movie review but I am not quite qualified to write one given that we are talking here about a craft, namely, movie making, with which I am not sufficiently familiar. What I am writing, instead, is a simple thank you note to the producer, John Aglialoro, and his crew, technicians, writers, actors, director, et al., who against all odds brought the movie to screen. After all, given the Hollywood elites' hostility to Ayn Rand's ideas − especially the ideas of rational individualism and free-market capitalism that are both on very stark display in the movie − the project should be a bit of relief to anyone who champions the human individual and a bona fide free society. It is out and out heroic to have become the producer if this movie."
I saw Part 2 last evening (10/04/2012) in Hollywood − courtesy of an invite from David Nott, president of the Reason Foundation, an outfit I helped launch back in 1969 − and it is a very well done piece of entertainment. (I saw Part I over a year ago, courtesy the Cato Institute at a donor's bash in Southern California.)
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