More Butthurt: Men's Rights Group Boycotts New Mad Max Movie

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    (The Hollywood Reporter)A well-known "men's rights activist" blog is calling for a boycott of the postapocalyptic film "Mad Max: Fury Road" for being a "feminist piece of propaganda posing as a guy flick."

    Author Aaron Clarey admits he has not seen the film yet, but his self-proclaimed "spidey sense" noticed that Charlize Theron "talked a lot during the trailers" for the film, and he said Tom Hardy only seemed to have cameo appearances. "Charlize Theron's character barked orders to Mad Max," writes Clarey on Return of Kings. "Nobody barks orders to Mad Max."

    Clarey did not like reading reviews commending Theron for many of her action scenes, nor did he appreciate the news that the movie's director, George Miller, asked "Vagina Monologues" author Eve Ensler to consult with the five actresses who play sex slaves in the film. (Theron's character plays a road warrior fighting to lead the child-bearing women to safety.)

    Clarey writes that he is concerned "men in America and around the world are going to be duped by explosions, fire tornadoes, and desert raiders into seeing what is guaranteed to be nothing more than feminist propaganda, while at the same time being insulted AND tricked into viewing a piece of American culture ruined and rewritten right in front of their very eyes."


    The movie -- like the original "Mad Max" trilogy -- was filmed in Australia and is directed and co-written by Miller, who is Australian. ("Fury Road" was also filmed in Namibia and South Africa.)

    Clarey feels Hollywood and Miller tricked him by making a movie that "visually looks amazing."

    "Let us be clear. This is the vehicle by which they are guaranteed to force a lecture on feminism down your throat," writes Clarey. "This is the Trojan Horse feminists and Hollywood leftists will use to (vainly) insist on the trope women are equal to men in all things, including physique, strength, and logic."

    He calls for a boycott:

    "So do yourself and all men across the world a favor. Not only REFUSE to see the movie, but spread the word to as many men as possible. Not all of them have the keen eye we do here at (Return of Kings.) And most will be taken in by fire tornadoes and explosions. Because if they sheepishly attend and Fury Road is a blockbuster, then you, me, and all the other men (and real women) in the world will never be able to see a real action movie ever again that doesn't contain some damn political lecture or moray about feminism, SJW-ing, and socialism."

    The blog the post is published on is known for trolling feminists. Its "about" page, for example, says, "Women and homosexuals are prohibited from commenting here. They will be immediately banned." The article has received more than 2,000 comments. One commenter wrote, "Women and feminists in general have without a doubt, proven that they are dysfunctional by nature and cannot be trusted with anything. And this movie helps to prove it."

    "Initially, there wasn't a feminist agenda," Miller said while promoting the movie at Cannes. "I needed a warrior. But it couldn't be a man taking five wives from another man. That's an entirely different story. So everything grew out of that."

    Theron said she was happy to take on the role of Imperator Furiosa "to celebrate everything there is about being a woman, and not trying to put women on a pedestal, but being surrounded by other women in a story that was just real."
     
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    I'm seeing it twice because of this
     
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    I like it when lunatics make it easy for us to spot them
     
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    Saw it this morning. Awesome flick! Cute sampling of chickolas :drool:


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    Of all the moronic nonsense :facepalm:

    I can't wait to retire to a small beach hut in Thailand with no internet. I'm serious.
    I've had it with this whole retarded world
     
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    Mel Gibson write this?
     
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    A real man can sit through fem propaganda without whining like a lil girl.
     
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    I love a good feminist propaganda disguised as a guy flick postapocalyptic movie. Can't wait!
     
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    God Damn, is anything in this country NOT sexist, racist, homophobic or offensive to someone???
     
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    Every movie since like 2002 has some ridiculous "strong female" character type. Why get butthurt about this one.
     
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    I wanna sympathize with the group but they really don't come off well.

    Of course leftist Hollywood portrays women as tougher and smarter than men. They've been working that loony angle for a long time now. It's just more bizarro-world propaganda from those art class freaks.
     
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    No Mel Gibsons my reason for not bothering with this flick.
     
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    oh please. For every strong woman character there are 100 who are raped, murdered, slashed and tortured. Then add the old dried up guys who bang young eye candy on top of that
     
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    "Author Aaron Clarey admits he has not seen the film yet......."

    This is where my reading ended.
     
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    Bitching about something YOU HAVENT EVEN SEEN YET is the worst part.
    I mean how can you even pretend to have journalistic integrity?
     
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    These sound like great movies!
     
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