Posted in abuse, Advocating for special needs, anger, Business, celebrity, charitable organizations, children, culture, Dreams, emotions, entertainment, family, finances, Frustration, humor, Impact, life, making money, mental and physical health, MONEY, news, opinion, organizations for special needs, pain and misery, power, respect, sadness, special needs, support, talent, tagged accountability, actors, advocacy groups, American, appropriate behavior, autism, awareness, battlecry, Ben Stiller, born, boycott, buzz, celebrity, challenged, content, controversy, decency, dignity, disabilities, Dreamworks, endorsement, entertainment, ethics, Hollywood, humor, hype, Impact, Jack Black, Jenny McCarthy, laughing at, making fun of, making money, mental and physical challenges, mocks, movie, movie studios, offensive, producers, promotion, public perceptions, respect, responsibility, Retard, Robert Downey, sadness, satire, Simple Jack, special needs, talent, Tom Cruise, Tropic Thunder, writers, wrong on August 12, 2008|
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Ben Stiller, the talented and funny actor has a new movie coming out; it is called Tropic Thunder. It is a movie he was instrumental in producing, by doing the writing and directing, among other things. There is a boycott brewing by special needs advocacy groups because of a movie within the movie. The movie is supposed to be a mocking satire of actors who will take any movie no matter how over the top or bizarre to make a name for themselves as an actor, without regard for the subject matter.
Is this something that is supposed to be funny? The lower our standards of conduct go…the funnier it is supposed to be…is that the concept? Instead of getting kudos by the industry for a financial success…there should be a call to accountability; demanded by the American public for standards of decency. Controvery about the subject matter should not just be just a tool used by public relations departments to garner curiosity that translates to box office rewards; that is my opinion.
One of the movies within the movie called, Simple Jack, allegedly mocks and makes fun of people with disabilities. Meetings with advocacy group leaders were held with Stacey Snider who is a chief executive at Dreamworks…the company that released the film to try to address the concerns about the movie. The studio has refused to make changes to the movie. Shame on them! Their attempts at humor just aren’t funny when the laughs are at the expense of a population of people born with disabilities. Where is the respect? (more…)
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