A TV Show

By swfinney
Written October 13, 2012
The movie was about a bunch of rich people playing games with goverment, and each other at the expense of the little guy (Who is John Gault)?
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Atlas Shrugged Part 2

By nalani13
Written April 19, 2015
Fast paced. Great flying scenes. Covered the bases in part 2 of the book; however, it did seem to run from one action point to another. Not enough character building for my taste. Not enough of history with Fransico and no sight of Ragnar, the pirate. I preferred the first Dagny but until they merge all three together for a big DVD it does not really matter. While it is not perfect, I still say go see it.
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Atlas Shrugs

By filmfanny
Written October 13, 2012
This movie about Rand's vision of self-sufficiency is like her prose, heavy-handed. The movie does capture this well, if nothing else. I have read her books, including "The Virtue of Selfishness." I totally agree with being self-reliant, but the way she ignores the humanizing aspect of helping those truly in need (not entitlement!), also speaks to the dark side of her philosophy. This film, with its black and white presentation of good and evil is too simplistic. This is a topic worth more effort.
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Part 2 not as good as Part 1

By georgebogdan
Written October 14, 2012
I think dividing Atlas Shrugged into 3 movies was a mistake. 2 long movies with the same cast would have been better. I liked Part 1 and was looking forward to the next installment. But the plot for Part 2 is just too thin. It just shows how the US is continuing to degenerate, but we already know that from Part 1. In Part 2 the protagonists mainly spend their time verbally abusing people they dislike but not doing much else. At least in Part 1 our 2 main protagonists where creating the John Galt Line and overcoming ninnies trying to stop them. Basically, we need to get to the climax of the story more quickly. In PArt 2 Dagny gets to John Galt's haven in the mountains, and the movie ends without telling us anything about Galt's alternative community. That's fine if I can see the next installment on TV in a week, but not if I need to wait a year or 2 for PArt 3. I will see Part 3 if it is made. But Part 2 is so weak I fear that might not happen.
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You do not go here for special effects

By Zoransa
Written October 13, 2012
Part 2 is somewhat better then part 1. Most of us who read the book will say 'book is better' but at least big idea was transferred to movie format.
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