Cal Thomas, Cat, on New Stone 9/11 Flick: Oliver--Meet Oscar!
Conservative syndicated columnist, closeted cat fancier, and unofficial Just for Men pitchman Cal Thomas is going stark-raving Yankee Doodle Dandy over Oliver Stone's upcoming 9/11 film World Trade Center. In an Up With People burst of opinionatin' every bit as stomach-turning as Jimmy Cagney's hoofing as George M. Cohan, Cal gushes:
I have a long list of favorite patriotic movies, including "Victory at Sea," "Yankee Doodle Dandy" and "Sands of Iwo Jima," but Oliver Stone's "World Trade Center" is right up there with the best of them. It is one of the greatest pro-American, pro-family, pro-faith, pro-male, flag-waving, God Bless America films you will ever see.
What? Oliver Stone, who hangs out with and praises Fidel Castro? Oliver Stone, who indulges in conspiracy theories and is a dues-paying member of the Hollywood left? Yes, THAT Oliver Stone....
Whatever one thinks of Oliver Stone, the man knows how to make movies. This is one of his best. It deserves an Oscar in so many categories. It also deserves the thanks of a grateful nation. Go and see it beginning Aug. 9 and make him a large profit so he might consider inspiring us again, as his predecessors so often did during Hollywood's Golden Age.
Got it, Cal. But does Mr. Whiskers there share your enthusiasm?
More conservative swooning for Stone: Even the Bully Boys at National Review luv WTC.
Hat Tip: Reason's Hit & Run.