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Old June 1 2013, 09:16 PM   #59
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Re: "After Earth" - Trailer (M. Night Shyamalan, Will & Jayden Smith)

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Judging from the reviews of this movie, and the general reputation of Battlefield Earth, these movies aren't doing Scientology any favors.
And this is a witch hunt. It's not like you walk into the film as a Christian or Atheist or Muslim and suddenly walk out of thinking "Maybe I should join Scientology".
Smith is friends with Cruise, and so suddenly a science fiction film has to be Scientology propaganda. That is ridiculous.
Okay, maybe "parable" would have been a better word. The Scientology themes/parallels may not be explicit, and might not have been intended, but they certainly seem to be there.
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