They all laughed at the producers of the Atlas Shrugged trilogy. They all laughed! But the sequel is wrapped, and the trailer is now up, giving us our first look at Samantha Mathis as Dagny Taggart. (She replaces Taylor Schilling, who at age 28 was wrong for the role.)
I didn't think the first movie was all that bad. It definitely had less Inception-style clang-music than this, though.
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Happy Constitution Day!
Too bad it’s almost certainly unconstitutional.