FAME...and the Illusion

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FAME...and the Illusion

  • on: February 19, 2012, 10:56:34 AM
This is long and I'm only a half hour into it, but it sure has a Michael feel to it.  Note the glove and curtain at the outset and reference to the ILLUSION!

Whether he is or is not, this documentary put together 'in secret  ;D' is amazing.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gSspW4GwnU4

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Re: FAME...and the Illusion

  • on: February 19, 2012, 07:29:32 PM
One of the many interesting ideas presented in the film is the way that the media reinforces the illusion that 'anyone can be a millionaire.'   This fantasy provides relief from the gnawing boredom and poverty that many viewers live in and a moral 'free pass' for those of privilege who've managed to win at the game. 

Utterly despicable how people's desires to help in some way are deliberately thwarted by promoters and musicians getting rich off the proceeds and deflect attention away from an event that could REALLY make a difference.

 

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