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Elspeth
05-25-2015, 04:21 PM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vjBb4SZ0F6Q

Mad Max and the Dream-Work of Homosexuality
By Robert Oscar Lopez


http://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2015/05/emmad_maxem_and_the_dreamwork_of_homosexuality.htm l

....The film Mad Max: Fury Road seems to be an eruption of suppressed anxieties about society’s mass fascination with homosexuality. The final cut is likely at odds with the progressive beliefs of its creative team, at least as individuals. I can’t imagine Charlize Theron ever publicly disagreeing with the Human Rights Campaign or with Mary Bonauto. Bonauto is the attorney who eagerly told the Supreme Court that same-sex parenting, including arrangements concocted through surrogacy, is beyond reproach.

The dystopian images of Fury Road depart significantly from the Mad Max films of the 1970s and 1980s. Fury Road presents us with a world where motherhood is commodified to suit an elite class of males who wish to share their property and life ambitions only with other men. Women are hooked up to machines that pump milk from their breasts and held inside dismal barracks, gestating heirs for warlords who show no sexual interest in women. The men of this warrior ruling class derive all their ecstasy from the company of muscular young males eager to labor and soldier for each other and for their male patrons.

I doubt anyone on the production team has read “Breeders: How Gay Men Destroyed the Left.” Hence I am left to conclude that the movie’s pretext embodies everything that “anti-gay” opponents of surrogacy such as myself have been warning, because there is a deep-seated but suppressed anxiety running rampant in Hollywood about just how horrible our society will become if gay men are uncritically awarded everything they demand.

The male body is reduced to its muscularity and force, the female body to its breasts and capacity for birth. The elitists who run the “Citadel” have decided to keep these two objectified classes separate, in precisely the way that mainstream gay culture segregates gay men from lesbians, and both from the heterosexual masses who depend on male-female cooperation to found families and populate the nation.

A number of conservatives have been puzzled by the left’s simultaneous defense of gay men and Islamists. The cognitive dissonance might belie a deeper coherence: both Islamists and gay men aspire to separate men from women, albeit in different realms, to the noted benefit of men and to the obvious rejection of women as autonomous beings with dignity and rights. Lesbians have gone along with sex segregation because they have not examined their own anti-female obsessions (notice how they share with gay men a longing to be ever more manly) and because they believe that gay men are going to protect and privilege them after subjugating women and banishing heterosexual men from their networks of power.

The “men’s rights activists” who are furious about Fury Road seem to have missed the film’s implicit plea to the audience to give heterosexual love a second chance. (The plot features a few details, which I will not spoil the film by revealing, involving male-female love as a necessary “redemption” after the devastation wrought by the sexes withdrawing romantically from each other.)

Within the dystopian context of Fury Road, not all men belong to the homoerotic elite. Those who are part of it control the water, resources, and political process for the hordes of heterosexuals in ragged, torn clothing, who are kept out of the fortress and forced to wander like beggars in the sands of post-apocalyptic Australia.

A group of runaway surrogates escapes the gay Citadel and flees across the desert in a truck, hoping to reach safety among a colony of earthy women called “many mothers.” The all-male elite of the Citadel and the all-female nomads play to gay aesthetics familiar to people who’ve interacted with both gay men and lesbians. (Full disclosure: I am bisexual and was raised by a lesbian.)

The warriors in the Citadel have washboard abs. They range from muscle bears to slender “twinks.” They decorate themselves with silver glitter, facial makeup (eye liner?), and tattoos or brands of other men’s names so their flesh attests to their undying male-male spiritual bonds. Miraculously unworried about being wounded, burned, or struck with skin cancer, the sexy “war boys” carry on all their battles and brute labor under a blazing sun with no armor or covering of any kind, so that everyone can see their lean stomachs and deltoid muscles flex with each thrust and parry. Ten years ago, the film 300 hinted at homoeroticism. Fury Road offers no hint of anything else.

The architecture of the Citadel is unmistakably reminiscent of the gay sex dungeons in which I worked during the 1980s and 1990s in New York (these experiences were the basis for the lurid novel Melville Affair): complete with campy chains and shackles, ostensibly titillating sadomasochism, and lots of masculine steel and cinder. The mass labor and war parties both invoke the orgies that abounded in New York’s gay scene before the same-sex-marriage movement forced “queers” to put on a normal, conservative countenance to the public.

The metonym of the blood tube – something meaningful to anyone who spent the 1990s surrounded by gay men dying of AIDS – appears repeatedly in random ways throughout Fury Road. This film is a creature of society’s collective repressions.

Called by ungracious names like “Manhole,” the underground sex clubs and bathhouses of the 1980s and 1990s were meeting grounds for men who wanted to be in social spaces involving pleasure but no women. Populated with closeted military members and garbed with hypermasculinity based on violent impulses and exclusion of women, those underground clubs were designed to look gritty and hard, just like the images of the Citadel in Fury Road. The Citadel lacks only a St. Andrew’s cross, a fisting sling, and men in leather harnesses ready to pour candle wax on people’s chests.

Watching the film, I feared that at any minute they might start sniffing nitrates and looking for the condom dispensers.

What of the caravans of trucks and motorcycles that sally after the heroines? They might have taken the wrong exit off a highway on their way to the gay pride festival in Palm Springs, California, complete with a glam-chic electric guitar player, motorcycle studs, lots of shirtless twinks perched in convertibles, and multicolored flares. There were even cans of glitter spray on hand. Mad Max meets Priscilla Queen of the Desert.

The colony known as “Many Mothers” contains multigenerational women who possess seeds for future organic gardens. They ride motorcycles draped in sensible outdoorsy gear (they are spared the obsession with shirtlessness that afflicts the gay men of the Citadel). For a moment I awaited the line, “we got waylaid in the outback on the way to the Michigan Women’s Festival.”

Cast as the utopian alternative to the all-male monsters of the Citadel, these butch women are positioned more sympathetically to the audience. But they and the gay male colony are both dying, despite all efforts to live on. The lesbians are dwindling in numbers because they have no males to impregnate them, while the gay men are obviously unable to keep their class of “breeder” women under their control and face inevitable collapse from within..."

NJCardFan
05-25-2015, 05:32 PM
I have no desire to see this movie anyway because to me there is only one Mad Max and that's Mel Gibson.

http://www.heyuguys.com/images/2014/06/Mad-Max.jpg

noonwitch
05-26-2015, 11:12 AM
I have no desire to see this movie anyway because to me there is only one Mad Max and that's Mel Gibson.

http://www.heyuguys.com/images/2014/06/Mad-Max.jpg



I agree. Mel will always be Mad Max.


The remake got good reviews around here, but mostly for Charlize Theron's performance and the special effects.

Dan D. Doty
05-26-2015, 11:48 AM
I agree. Mel will always be Mad Max.


The remake got good reviews around here, but mostly for Charlize Theron's performance and the special effects.

I'll have to see it first before passing any real judgment on the film, but I'm going to keep this review in mind when I do.

Rockntractor
05-27-2015, 12:15 AM
I don't feel like reading all that, is it a sodomite movie?

Molon Labe
05-27-2015, 01:16 PM
Meh....
Who cares. It's an action flick....the same way T2 was.

I've always been a fan of the Road Warrior films. The second is the best IMO....but don't pass up this new flick.

The reboot is one heck of a ride. George Miller is a hell of a director.

djones520
05-27-2015, 01:20 PM
Meh....
Who cares. It's an action flick....the same way T2 was.

I've always been a fan of the Road Warrior films. The second is the best IMO....but don't pass up this new flick.

The reboot is one heck of a ride. George Miller is a hell of a director.

Agreed. Some people just look way to much into things sometimes...

RobJohnson
05-27-2015, 01:41 PM
I don't feel like reading all that, is it a sodomite movie?



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