(urth) everyone gets one good book

Lisa Schaffer-Doggett harlekin at earthlink.net
Wed Dec 1 22:58:00 PST 2004

On Tuesday, November 30, 2004, at 11:15 PM, turin wrote:

> Forgot to mention Dan'l, I was completely hundred percent thinking of 
> Starship Troopers when you said military science fiction.  How many 
> times have we seen space marines since Heinlein?  The film could have 
> been a harsher juvenelian satire of Nazi germany than what it was, but 
> it did an okay job I guess.  Verhoeven drops the ball on it I think.

Verhoeven's not satirizing Nazis.  He's satirizing the Bush One (and 
scarily enough, Bush 2) administration and mocking the filmgoer at the 
same time.  I've said it to many people, we're living that film.  Sorry 
for heading further ot.


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