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V for Vendetta

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Submitted by Reuben Horne (Australia), Oct 1, 2006 at 20:33

Charles,

V for Vendetta was a Natalie Portman/Hugo Weaving vehicle that was designed as a veiled attack upon the very institutions that make us free. Contrary to your assertions nationalism rather than a scourge or "the virtue of the vicious" as Sean Connery portrayed it in "The Rock" nationalism is the virtue that is most likely to earn you persecution in our so called cloistered halls of tertiary learning. In "V" the English Parliament was run by a fascist despot whose power was maintained by a pedophile priest. Being a muslim was a serious offence and "fingermen" secret police roamed the streets looking for insurgents to rape and torture. Did I fail to mention homosexuality was outlawed as well. America's war was getting worse and Guy Falkes was portrayed as some form of hero.

The real streets of Europe today are not much different except muslim neomoors are the ones roaming around looking for kafir females to molest and failing that isolated males to rob and bash in order that they might taste the craven superiority their religion promises them. The last bastion of the fascist calls for all homosexuals to be rounded up and killed resides in the muslim community as well. "V" therefore completes the tautological neomarxist circle of reasoning where victims become villains and villains become heros. Its star headlining star Natalie Portman would not have even contemplated the excercise unless it reaffirmed her Democrat/Neomarxist pretensions and attacked Bush's war on terror. Take a look at her most recent project "Freezone" for a look at the depths to which she will plunge in an unabashed excercise in Palestinian apologism.

But people like Portman - she's pretty and smart - and people like "V" it's flashy though a bit slow paced between the violence. I've come across both extreme classical liberals and neomarxists that like the film. It seems to me to be a case of people projecting whatever they want onto a film irrespective of the message it hollers at them because the visual elements are hypnotic enough to keep them distracted from the central message and theme. Much the same way Neomarxists and PC Multi Kulti's ignore the tenants and violent dialogue of Islam and believe only the saccharine lies of its public relations people. All in all the film symbolises the west's faults more by a failure to analyse and react adversely to its dubious message rather then an exposition of our so called "fascism". No Natalie the facists are on the other side of this conflict and they take great comfort in the dissemblage and confusion your PC films afford them.

Cordially,

Reuben Horne.

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