Did you like Atlas Shrugged?
The movie that just came out- if you saw it, what did you think? I didn't read the book, but I pretty much thought the movie sucked. Did you see any of the liberal ideas that were supposed to be there?
No. I found it an incredibly long winded story and boring story. I went on to read all of Ayn Rand's books from Fountainhead through to Anthem. I found every single one of them boring as all hell. Personally, I think the writers of the golden period of science fiction, i.e. Asimov, Heinlein, Niven, etc. did a helluve lot better job at dissecting the social and political milieu.
I did. I read it in high school. Although I find Rand's politics somewhat distasteful, I still enjoyed the book.
by Aya Katz 7 years ago
I'm going all the way to Springfield, MO to watch the movie, since local theaters are not showing it. If you are going there, too, let me know, and we could meet before or after the movie.For those of you who are going to see it in other cities, why not let us know which city so that Hubbers who...
by tony0724 7 years ago
I myself am really looking forward to seeing how well they adapt the book to film. I read the book so long ago I actually had hair back then !
by Credence2 2 years ago
In a interesting piece of rightwing fiction of the horror genre. ($50.00/gallon gasoline) This film has received rave reviews from the political right as the possibility of an ominous near future of overbearing Government agencies as incompetent, socialist, and sapping intiative from the...
by mortimerjackson 7 years ago
I wrote a review of the recent Ayn Rand movie, Atlas Shrugged Part 1. And it got me to wondering why people like Ayn Rand in the first place. The review is here, for anyone who is interested. <link removed>If you're an Ayn Rand fan, why do you like her? If not, why do you think that people in...
by Susannah Birch 8 years ago
I love 'We the living'. Saddest romance ever.Second to that I'd go with 'Anthem'.What's your favourite Ayn Rand book?
by Kenna McHugh 6 years ago
In comparison to Atlas Shrugged, have you read Ana Rand's first book We the Living?
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