Page 1 of 3 123 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 43

Thread: James Cameron trashes Glenn Beck

  1. #1
    Elite Member MrsMarsters's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2005
    Location
    HELL
    Posts
    7,238

    Default James Cameron trashes Glenn Beck

    "Avatar" director James Cameron lashed out at Glenn Beck at a news conference Tuesday, offering to debate the Fox News personality on environmental and political issues.

    Asked what he thought about Beck during a junket appearance in support of the "Avatar" home video release, Cameron said: "Glenn Beck is a fucking asshole. I've met him. He called me the anti-Christ, and not about 'Avatar.' He hadn't even seen 'Avatar' yet. I don't know if he has seen it."

    Cameron was apparently referring to Beck's reaction to his 2007 documentary, "The Lost Tomb of Jesus," which casts doubt on the resurrection of Jesus Christ and makes the case that the ancient "Tomb of the Ten Ossuaries" belonged to Jesus' family.

    After blasting Beck (audio at left), Cameron, surrounded by journalists inside a West Hollywood hillside mansion, seemed to reconsider: "I think, you know what, he may or may not be an asshole, but he certainly is dangerous, and I'd love to have a dialogue with him."

    What makes Beck dangerous, THR asked Cameron at the junket.

    "He's dangerous because his ideas are poisonous," Cameron answered. "I couldn't believe when he was on CNN. I thought, what happened to CNN? Who is this guy? Who is this madman? And then of course he wound up on Fox News, which is where he belongs, I guess."

    Asked by THR if he felt the right wing's attacks against him were continuing, Cameron replied: "They're not attacks. They're just people ranting away, lost in their little bubbles of reality, steeped in their own hatred, their own fear and hatred. That's where it all comes from. Let's just call it out. Let's have a public discussion. That's what movies are supposed to do, you know, you can have a mindless entertainment film that doesn't affect anybody. I wasn't interested in that."

    The "Avatar" director was equally unsparing in his comments about those who don't accept global warming as fact.

    "That's right," Cameron said. "I want to call those deniers out into the street at high noon and shoot it out with those boneheads."

    Turning more serious, he added: "Anybody that is a global warming denier at this point in time has got their head so deeply up their ass I'm not sure they could hear me."

    By making the environment the theme of his home video release plan, Cameron is sending a message.

    "Look, at this point I'm less interested in making money for the movie and more interested in saving the world that my children are going to inhabit. How about that? I mean, look, I didn't make this movie with these strong environmental anti-war themes in it to make friends on the right, you know.

    "They're not on my Christmas card list," Cameron added. "It's not going to change my lifestyle at all if they don't talk to me. But, you know, they've got to live in this world, too. And their children do as well, so they're going to have to be answerable to this at some point."

    Fox had gathered nearly 100 journalists from around the world for a press junket that included a screening of four vivid video clips from the movie to show the quality of the conversion.

    Cameron and "Avatar" producer Jon Landau opened the program by pledging an environmental theme to the release of "Avatar" into the home video market. The video release of "Avatar" is now set for April 22, which is not insignificantly Earth Day, as Beck is likely to notice.

    While still working for CNN, Beck teed up an on-air interview with Cameron regarding "Tomb" with the following comment, according to a CNN transcript: "Many people believe James Cameron officially has tossed his hat in the ring today and is officially running for anti-Christ."
    James Cameron trashes Glenn Beck
    'Avatar' director wants to debate Fox News host

    By Alex Ben Block

    March 24, 2010, 12:36 AM ET
    Update: Beck responds (video)

    "Avatar" director James Cameron lashed out at Glenn Beck at a news conference Tuesday, offering to debate the Fox News personality on environmental and political issues.

    Asked what he thought about Beck during a junket appearance in support of the "Avatar" home video release, Cameron said: "Glenn Beck is a fucking asshole. I've met him. He called me the anti-Christ, and not about 'Avatar.' He hadn't even seen 'Avatar' yet. I don't know if he has seen it."

    Cameron was apparently referring to Beck's reaction to his 2007 documentary, "The Lost Tomb of Jesus," which casts doubt on the resurrection of Jesus Christ and makes the case that the ancient "Tomb of the Ten Ossuaries" belonged to Jesus' family.

    After blasting Beck (audio at left), Cameron, surrounded by journalists inside a West Hollywood hillside mansion, seemed to reconsider: "I think, you know what, he may or may not be an asshole, but he certainly is dangerous, and I'd love to have a dialogue with him."

    What makes Beck dangerous, THR asked Cameron at the junket.

    "He's dangerous because his ideas are poisonous," Cameron answered. "I couldn't believe when he was on CNN. I thought, what happened to CNN? Who is this guy? Who is this madman? And then of course he wound up on Fox News, which is where he belongs, I guess."

    Asked by THR if he felt the right wing's attacks against him were continuing, Cameron replied: "They're not attacks. They're just people ranting away, lost in their little bubbles of reality, steeped in their own hatred, their own fear and hatred. That's where it all comes from. Let's just call it out. Let's have a public discussion. That's what movies are supposed to do, you know, you can have a mindless entertainment film that doesn't affect anybody. I wasn't interested in that."

    The "Avatar" director was equally unsparing in his comments about those who don't accept global warming as fact.

    "That's right," Cameron said. "I want to call those deniers out into the street at high noon and shoot it out with those boneheads."

    Turning more serious, he added: "Anybody that is a global warming denier at this point in time has got their head so deeply up their ass I'm not sure they could hear me."

    By making the environment the theme of his home video release plan, Cameron is sending a message.

    "Look, at this point I'm less interested in making money for the movie and more interested in saving the world that my children are going to inhabit. How about that? I mean, look, I didn't make this movie with these strong environmental anti-war themes in it to make friends on the right, you know.

    "They're not on my Christmas card list," Cameron added. "It's not going to change my lifestyle at all if they don't talk to me. But, you know, they've got to live in this world, too. And their children do as well, so they're going to have to be answerable to this at some point."

    Fox had gathered nearly 100 journalists from around the world for a press junket that included a screening of four vivid video clips from the movie to show the quality of the conversion.

    Cameron and "Avatar" producer Jon Landau opened the program by pledging an environmental theme to the release of "Avatar" into the home video market. The video release of "Avatar" is now set for April 22, which is not insignificantly Earth Day, as Beck is likely to notice.

    While still working for CNN, Beck teed up an on-air interview with Cameron regarding "Tomb" with the following comment, according to a CNN transcript: "Many people believe James Cameron officially has tossed his hat in the ring today and is officially running for anti-Christ."


    James Cameron trashes Glenn Beck

  2. #2
    Gold Member BlameItOnVanity's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2009
    Location
    Rotterdam, NL
    Posts
    1,365

    Default

    well said James Cameron

  3. #3
    Bronze Member Cavalli's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Posts
    178

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by MrsMarsters View Post
    "He's dangerous because his ideas are poisonous," Cameron answered. "I couldn't believe when he was on CNN. I thought, what happened to CNN? Who is this guy? Who is this madman? And then of course he wound up on Fox News, which is where he belongs, I guess."

  4. #4
    Elite Member Wiseguy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Posts
    3,200

    Default

    I've never listened to Beck, but I can't stand Cameron.
    "Anybody that is a global warming denier at this point in time has got their head so deeply up their ass I'm not sure they could hear me."
    Arrogant wanker. It's called a different point of view.


  5. #5
    Elite Member cupcake's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2007
    Location
    Tampa Bay florida
    Posts
    4,804

    Default

    oh GOD I hope Cameron doesnt go into politics
    My grace is sufficient for you, for my my strength is made perfect in weakness...I love you dad!
    Rip Mom

  6. #6
    Elite Member Sundance's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Posts
    3,463

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Wiseguy View Post
    I've never listened to Beck, but I can't stand Cameron.
    Beck is an even bigger asshole.

  7. #7
    Elite Member TheONe's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2007
    Location
    Beantown
    Posts
    5,507

    Default

    Beck is a very talented musician...oh wait...we are talking about Glenn Beck...sorry., I kid, I kid
    "My style is impetuous, my defense is impregnable and I'm just ferocious. I want your heart. I want to eat your children. Praise be to Allah." TEAM MILEY!!

  8. #8
    Elite Member cmmdee's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2007
    Location
    Eva's Love Den
    Posts
    25,571

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by MrsMarsters View Post
    "He's dangerous because his ideas are poisonous," Cameron answered. "I couldn't believe when he was on CNN. I thought, what happened to CNN? Who is this guy? Who is this madman? And then of course he wound up on Fox News, which is where he belongs, I guess."

  9. #9
    Elite Member MohandasKGanja's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2008
    Location
    Wherever my kids are
    Posts
    30,367

    Default

    I'll tell you what pisses me off about Glenn Beck -- he COMPLETELY stole his persona from Howard Beale, in the movie "Network":

    YouTube - Network - Mad as Hell Scene

    [youtube]<object width="640" height="385"><param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/WINDtlPXmmE&hl=en_US&fs=1&"></param><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"></param><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always"></param><embed src="http://www.youtube.com/v/WINDtlPXmmE&hl=en_US&fs=1&" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" allowscriptaccess="always" allowfullscreen="true" width="640" height="385"></embed></object>[/youtube]

  10. #10
    La vie en rose DitaPage*'s Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2006
    Posts
    37,547

    Default

    "He's dangerous because his ideas are poisonous"
    Great quote. Love how he threw "mad man" in too.

    And the Faux News jab at the same time was brilliant.

  11. #11
    Elite Member sputnik's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2005
    Location
    fellow traveller
    Posts
    55,174

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Wiseguy View Post

    Arrogant wanker. It's called a different point of view.
    no. cameron may be an asshole but only reactionary retards deny global warming.
    I'm open to everything. When you start to criticise the times you live in, your time is over. - Karl Lagerfeld

  12. #12
    Elite Member gas_chick's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2006
    Posts
    43,675

    Default

    Cameron is still an asshole.

  13. #13
    Elite Member Grimmlok's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2005
    Location
    In WhoreLand fucking your MOM
    Posts
    55,363

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by sputnik View Post
    no. cameron may be an asshole but only reactionary retards deny global warming.
    This.
    I am from the American CIA and I have a radio in my head. I am going to kill you.

  14. #14
    Elite Member kingcap72's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2007
    Location
    10 miles from Pootie Tang
    Posts
    21,909

    Default

    "Anybody that is a global warming denier at this point in time has got their head so deeply up their ass I'm not sure they could hear me."
    Cameron is right about this. Some of the global warming deniers assume that since it snowed so much this winter that it automatically disproves global warming.

  15. #15
    Elite Member C_is_for_Cookie's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2009
    Posts
    4,580

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by gas_chick View Post
    Cameron is still an asshole.
    Yup, it takes one to know one.

Page 1 of 3 123 LastLast

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Similar Threads

  1. The Glenn Beck Apocalypse!
    By buttmunch in forum U.S. Politics and Issues
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: March 19th, 2010, 04:34 AM
  2. Mad Man: Is Glenn Beck bad for America?
    By Fluffy in forum U.S. Politics and Issues
    Replies: 18
    Last Post: September 20th, 2009, 01:29 AM
  3. Glenn 'the creep' Beck
    By celeb_2006 in forum Miscellaneous
    Replies: 10
    Last Post: September 8th, 2009, 01:03 PM
  4. Who is Glenn Beck?
    By JamieElizabeth in forum U.S. Politics and Issues
    Replies: 31
    Last Post: July 5th, 2009, 03:01 PM
  5. Glenn Beck causes fainting
    By mrs.v in forum U.S. Politics and Issues
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: April 14th, 2009, 08:15 AM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •