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Reviews and Media on HBO Documentary Going Clear

Discussion in 'Movies, Plays, and Documentaries about Scientology' started by Free to shine, Jan 26, 2015.

  1. Free to shine

    Free to shine Shiny & Free

    As this is the biggest event since Anonymous, I think a new thread is a good idea.

    First media found:
  2. Free to shine

    Free to shine Shiny & Free

    Tony's first article:

    ‘Going Clear’ premieres at Sundance, and we watched in awe with the celebs

  3. sallydannce

    sallydannce Gold Meritorious Patron

    This is going to be huge so I propose we split up into time-zoned teams to monitor and post media on this thread.

    I am kidding (about the team thing) but not kidding that there is going to be a huge volume of media. :)
  4. Veda

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  5. Leland

    Leland Crusader

  6. Smurf

    Smurf Gold Meritorious SP

  7. RandomCat

    RandomCat Patron with Honors

  8. Type4_PTS

    Type4_PTS Diamond Invictus SP

    Yahoo News is on the case...

  9. Free to shine

    Free to shine Shiny & Free

  10. Free Being Me

    Free Being Me Crusader

    Several [STRIKE]nails[/STRIKE] railroad spikes have just been hammered into the cult coffin today. :clap:
  11. ForLease

    ForLease Maximus Squirrel

  12. Smurf

    Smurf Gold Meritorious SP

  13. Lermanet_com

    Lermanet_com Gold Meritorious Patron

    Per OSA's stat sheet they have to respond, which means "attack",
    in their normal psycho fashion or the points counting against OSA for the HBO feature airing will count more against them. Their response will be a delusional 'handling' of the damage done by HBO. Good luck with that OSA!
  14. Churchill

    Churchill Gold Meritorious Patron

    DRUDGE has linked to the story now.
  15. bromo

    bromo Patron with Honors

    Based on the book of the same name, Alex Gibney’s Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief is an absolute and utterly devastating takedown of Scientology.
    Before even discussing the film, I need to write a little about the vibe surrounding this Sundance Film Festival screening: It was absolutely bananas. I’ve never seen anything quite like it in my (admittedly modest) four times at Sundance. Security was tight, because the ex-members of Scientology who were in the film and featured in the movie still fear for their safety.
    The documentary itself doesn’t just pull punches, but delivers steroid-enhanced blows. Going Clearhas one “clear” message: This is an evil and vindictive organization.
  16. Leland

    Leland Crusader

  17. Leland

    Leland Crusader

    For those that don't know. "The Hollywood Reporter" is read by just about everyone in the Film Industry...

    It is a weekly printed trade journal of the film industry....and has been around for decades.

    "The Hollywood Reporter" and "Variety" are the two main trade publications....about the business side of the industry....not gossip.
  18. Leland

    Leland Crusader

    "Variety" now has a review of the Film also.

    Front page.

    again....everyone in Hollywood reads this trade journal....
  19. Type4_PTS

    Type4_PTS Diamond Invictus SP

    Drudge gets over 1,500,000 unique visitors to it's website every 24 hours, so this is big! :thumbsup:

    Excerpted from the THR article they linked to:

  20. Karen#1

    Karen#1 Gold Meritorious Patron

    Mike Rinder tells Variety~
    “If you are a U.S. Attorney or any form of prosecutor in the United States and you want to take on the Church of Scientology in a case like this, make it your career,” said Mike Rinder, a former senior executive in the Church of Scientology.