Frontier Former Editor

June 26, 2007

If I were the Bundeswehr (besides having to eat for several hundred thousand . . . )

Filed under: cinema, Is he tall enough to reach the table?, mad bombers, neofascism, Scientology, Third Reich — Frontier Former Editor @ 10:29 am

I’d tell Tom Cruise, “Sure, you can film at our facilities, as long as you do some real method acting . . . like losing the arm and the eye and a few fingers . . . for real.”

http://movies.yahoo.com/mv/news/va/20070625/118279999700.html

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4 Comments »

  1. Did you know that Von Stauffenberg’s family has specifically objected to Cruise playing him?

    The S-heads of course are crying out against how little Germany has progressed in religious matters. But I think there’s a very real fear here.

    What is there to stop the Scientologists hijacking history and seizing the thread of the story to weave into their own?

    I still don’t understand why anyone takes them seriously. The Moonies make more sense. But as long as they’re allowed to pretend they have a religion instead of a racket, they should be treated as any other religion: deeply suspicious when they foray into the entertainment field.

    In Germany, many people see Naziism and Scinetology as twin sides of the same rusty coin.

    Wonder where the C of S stands on the Iraq venture? Given that they’re so against the behaviour of Nazi Germany, I mean.

    I haven’t noticed a lot of protests from that section of the “Hollywood Elite”.

    Oh, and let me clarify my biases: I had to live with an S-head. They’re all nucking futs; nasty and bigoted with it, too.

    Comment by Metro — June 26, 2007 @ 9:30 pm

  2. Hey Frontier Editor,

    Loved the reference to my love life and Dresden and prototypical annihilation, but for some reason, none of your comments –for lack of a better word–“stick”. Not sure what the problem is. I approve them, but they never seem to survive the approval process.

    I’ll contact wordpress help to find out what the hell the dang deal is.

    I want your comedy on my site.

    Best,
    Laurie Kendrick

    Comment by lauriekendrick — June 28, 2007 @ 5:00 am

  3. …. ah, but how one’s Welt-und-Lebens-Anschauung would change if one were Mr Cruise’s Press Offizier

    Comment by G Eagle Esq — June 28, 2007 @ 6:45 am

  4. You went and moved without telling me. But I tracked you down.

    Please email me all the details of the past few months whilst I have been in enforced exile.

    PS. Still keeping my eye out for Humbrol x

    Comment by Cherrypie — June 30, 2007 @ 12:45 pm


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