The Quietus - A new rock music and pop culture website

Film Features

Beating Around The Bush: The Dubya Era In Films
The Quietus , August 13th, 2009 08:42

As GI Joe: The Rise Of The Cobra - the last of the Bush-era films hit our screens - The Quietus celebrates this odd cinematic era. By David Moats and Josh Saco


Idiocracy Mike Judge of Bevis and Butthead fame crafts possibly the most cutting, terrifying and harshest critique of the dumbing down of America: An American Gladiator is President; TVs biggest show consists of 10 second clips of the same man getting smashed in the nuts over and over; everything has devolved into the most base naked hot chicks and sex jokes. A film full of the worst of Jerry Springer but dumber and more baffling. It almost becomes hard to watch until you realise that 20th Century Fox did everything they could to ensure that no one saw it and it failed. Thou dost protest to much, methinks.