Atlas Shrugged Part II

By ipeduto123
Written October 13, 2012
I attended the showing on its first night because I've waited two years to see Part II. I also hoped to be able to spread the word. Part II was interesting in that the book was updated to more recent events using people known to us from the media. The cast of characters were different from Part I, but the two year interval made that point irrelevant. I enjoyed the movie and plan to attend it again when it arrives in my area having traveled almost one hour to see it last night. Additionally I plan to purchase the DVD asap. I highly recommend this movie to anyone but especially those Americans who see the unraveling of the American dream.
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Atlas Shrugged II

By kent.attridge
Written October 22, 2012
I loved the book but dividing the movie up into three or more parts separated by months to years is a total disaster! I know it's a long book but why three (or maybe more) parts? This movie deserves the same treatment as Gone With The Wind and other lengthy films. They should have made it one 3 to 4 hour movie with an intermission and you'd have a classic. I did enjoy Part 1 as it followed the book closely and I thought Part 2 would finish the book with the same cast. Why would you change all the actors for Part 2? Big mistake! They were not as good, and the plot line was sophomoric at best. Maybe the original cast wouldn't do Part 2 when they realized what a bomb the producer was creating. Don't waste your time with this loser. Read the book instead.
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Excellent

By Ronald Reagan
Written October 13, 2012
An outstanding movie. Stayed pretty true to the book. Preferred the Dagney in the first movie, but this one acquitted herself well. Interesting to know how many of the actors/actresss understand and believe what their characters are espousing. Acting was good; cinematography was very good. I'm still amazed at how prescient Ayn Rand was, writing this story in 1957 that's completely applicable to today. I strongly recommend everyone see this movie - especially so prior to November 6!
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Well Done!

By compumonk
Written October 13, 2012
I missed the actors from the previous movie, but they did well. Engaging from beginning to end. Amazing the parallels to the current state of the country! Can't wait for Part 3!
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atlas shrugged

By shithose2000-running
Written October 14, 2012
Follows the book pretty well, but a lot of things had to be updated to keep it current, like the need to have coal(which was in the book)but there ain't nuthin' in the movie that ran on coal. Oh well I don't know how I could have done it differently. The cameo with Sean Hannity was inspiration. The message is the important part. Younger kids wouldn't understand it, probably.
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