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Average User Score: 5.7Apr 20, 2011I wouldn't expect the professional critics to like this movie as it shows how a society becomes totally crippled by the intrusion ofI wouldn't expect the professional critics to like this movie as it shows how a society becomes totally crippled by the intrusion of government into people's lives. Who cares if the actors aren't "Hollywood stars" (whatever that means) but are just people depicting the theme of Atlas Shrugged which basically is that you should earn what you get and not get something for nothing. Rand's "objective materialism" simply means being responsible for your actions, carrying your own weight and not looking to any government or other source to take care of you. When I first read this book in 1963, I was shocked as how much it reflected governmental intrusion into our lives in those halcyon days. I re-read the book in 2006 and found it to be even more to point than in earlier years. Today, 2011, it is, unfortunately, a prophecy that is coming true.
I think John Galt had the right idea.......leave the fools to try to take care of themselves and say to hell with it.
Can't wait for Parts II and III.… Expand