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Tag: Atlas Shrugged
  • Atlas Shrugged Marathon

    Here at Harding University we wanted to do a fun event to start off the year right. So we decided to do an Atlas Shrugged Movie Marathon on September 2nd (Atlas Shrugged Day). We actually started the event the weekend before with a chalking campaign. We wrote “Who is John Galt?” all over campus with …

  • Review of Atlas Shrugged: Part II

    I was fortunate to be invited to a pre-screening of Atlas Shrugged: Part II on October 6th. This event was sponsored by the Atlas Society and was attended by liberty-loving folks from all over the DC area. Quick note: The second movie continued right off where Part I ended. Some have suggested you can watch …

  • ‘Do you want to live in the world of Atlas Shrugged?’

    Check out this new video from LearnLiberty, a project of the Institute for Humane Studies.  From the video’s description: In her masterpiece of fiction, Atlas Shrugged, Ayn Rand emphasizes three key classical liberal themes: individualism, suspicion of centralized power, and the importance of free markets. In this video, Prof. Jennifer Burns shows how Rand’s plot …

  • Jack Hunter on “Atlas Shrugged: Part I”

    Jack Hunter, the Southern Avenger, has excellent coverage on capitalism vs. corporatism and its role shaping “Atlas Shrugged: Part I.”

  • Atlas Shrugged: Part I Instant Review

    To prevent spoilers I am including the review beneath this teaser segment. Atlas Shrugged, Part I has already been reviewed by many of professionals, primarily professional movie critics. These individuals were, of course, predispositioned to despise it and its Randian theme. There were, too, many libertarians who were predispositioned to like the movie, and they …

  • “Atlas Shrugged Part 1” in Theaters TODAY!

    On April 14th, YAL Vandy hosted an Atlas Shrugged movie preview and panel discussion. Many new people attended the event which went well and the discussion was interesting, to say the least.  But for some people, the topics were a bit obscure.  Special thanks to our guest speaker, Christopher Cotter.  And of course, I must credit T.J. …

  • More Atlas Shrugged Movie Reviews!

    It’s still more than a month before Atlas Shrugged is released to the public and reviews are spilling over the top from privileged movie-goers who have gotten a sneak peek at the film. I was one of those lucky individuals, and you can see what I thought here. Since then I have seen review upon …

  • Who is John Galt?

    The film Atlas Shrugged: Part I will be in theaters on April 15th.  If you demand it, you may be able to see it in a theater near you.    Go to Get Involved to demand the film.   The more theaters the film is in, the more people will be asking “Who is John Galt?” — which could lead …

  • Silver Circle Reviews ‘Atlas Shrugged: Part I’

    Silver Circle was recently granted access to a sneak peek of ‘Atlas Shrugged: Part I,’ based on Ayn Rand’s novel Atlas Shrugged.  As filmmakers ourselves, the excitement and anticipation grew as we entered the screening in San Diego where others buzzed about their expectations for the film.  The screenwriter, John Aglialoro, was there to present the film …

  • Behind the Scenes of Atlas Shrugged: Part 1

    Who Is John Galt? Kudos to Reason.tv.  Don’t miss the sneak peek at the 2011 International Students for Liberty Conference!