January 25, 2016
Don points to an idiotic advertisement in the Hollywood Reporter which essentially advocates censorship. Even though I don't smoke and have no intention of starting and don't want kids to smoke, I don't think censorship is the answer. Censorship is a bad thing.
Apparently censorship of movies is a big thing in the UK, and a guy named Charlie Lyne got tired of it. The BBFC (the censors) have committed to watching every minute of every film submitted to them, so Lyne raised about 6000 pounds with a kickstarter to create a 10 hour movie of paint drying. Which he has now submitted for certification.
This, of course, is a truly masterful troll.
Posted by: cxt217 at January 25, 2016 03:18 PM (oJFpz)
Posted by: Avatar_exADV at January 26, 2016 01:26 AM (v29Tn)
"...so Lyne raised about 6000 pounds with a kickstarter to create a 10 hour movie of paint drying. Which he has now submitted for certification."
I was going to make a joke about it being nominated for an Oscar, since it was white paint, but someone at the original site beat me to it. Dammit.
Posted by: ubu at January 27, 2016 10:07 AM (SlLGE)
Posted by: cxt217 at January 27, 2016 02:48 PM (Nyr3r)
Enclose all spoilers in spoiler tags:
[spoiler]your spoiler here[/spoiler]
Spoilers which are not properly tagged will be ruthlessly deleted on sight.
Also, I hate unsolicited suggestions and advice. (Even when you think you're being funny.)
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