Justice League of America >> View Post
·
Post By
Ironing Man

In Reply To
Tailgunner Joe

Subj: I disagree.
Posted: Wed Feb 27, 2008 at 08:26:11 pm EST
Reply Subj: NEW FRONTIER = propaganda against non military freedom lovers [SPOILERS]
Posted: Wed Feb 27, 2008 at 06:02:29 pm EST

Previous Post

The over arching story against those that worked here in America for freedom (McCarthy and other anti-communists) was so blatant as to make the quality of writing meaningless. The acting was great, the animation was great, the writing was great, but all thrown out the window with its "I hate anyone who worked for anti-communism/American first movement" message.

Too bad, I was really looking forward to enjoying it.

In the books I've read, and the US history classes I've taken (college and high school), McCarthy Era is well known as the Red Scare. Anyone with supposed 'communist' leanings was assumed to be a traitor-you couldn't even criticize McCarthy's program without being branded a sympathizer or traitor. As far as I'm concerned, it was an out of control witch hunt.
Besides that fact, McCarthy's anti-communism has played a major part in DCU history for a long time. It's now canon that in the comics, McCarthy ordered the JSA to reveal their identities for fear of them secretly being communists, thus the reason the JSA quit for a number of years.

The movie is based on a comic. One of the best made in recent history.


> The over arching story against those that worked here in America for freedom (McCarthy and other anti-communists) was so blatant as to make the quality of writing meaningless. The acting was great, the animation was great, the writing was great, but all thrown out the window with its "I hate anyone who worked for anti-communism/American first movement" message.
>
> Too bad, I was really looking forward to enjoying it.


Posted with Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 on Windows XP
Alvaro's Comicboards powered by On Topic™ © 2003-2022 Powermad Software
All the content of these boards Copyright © 1996-2022 by Comicboards/TVShowboards. Software Copyright © 2003-2022 Powermad Software