Shane Killians has released a subtitle track for Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed that aims to correct a lot of the errors and lies in the movie. So if someone bought the DVD and wants you to watch it, you can add subtitles so your friend/relative/smizmar can get a real-time rebuttal to the claims presented on… Read More Commentary Track for Expelled
Since PZ’s on vacation, I might actually get a chance to scoop Pharyngula with the news that a panel at the University of Central Florida voted unanimously to dismiss all charges against Webster Cook and his friend Ben Collard in the Crackergate matter. Good. HT Bill Donohue.
A certain movie was released in theaters today, and several critics have already weighed in on it. Rotten Tomatoes‘ tomatometer is a good tool for seeing at a glance how fresh (lots of good reviews) or rotten (lots of bad reviews) a movie is. But rather than jumping straight to the chase, allow me to… Read More Expelled: In Good Company
In case you missed the flap over the animation of cellular processes in the upcoming movie Expelled, here’s the nutshell version: People at prerelease screenings said they saw footage from XVIVO/Harvard’s The Inner Life of the Cell. Bits of very similar animation appear in promotional clips for the movie such as this one. There’s a… Read More About the “Expelled” Animation
On Saturday, I signed up for a screening of Expelled, and got a confirmation by email (two, actually, but that’s a different and altogether less interesting story) for the Apr. 1 showing in Owings Mills, MD. Now, however, that show doesn’t appear on the RSVP web site. In fact, right now that site doesn’t list… Read More What’s Up With “Expelled”?
* Not scientific. I normally don’t read Denyse O’Leary, because I like Canada too much to taint my mental image of it with her ignorant hackery. But for the past few days, she’s had a series of posts at Happy Dembski’s House of ID Circle-Jerk called about “Access Research Network’s top ten media-related intelligent design… Read More A Scientific* Experiment
For those who don’t know, David Berlinski is one of the Disco Tute’s pet “scientists”. If you’ve seen the movie Expelled, he’s the one who spent his entire interview practically lying on his couch, spouting airy nonsense filled with sesquipedalian words. The IDists love him because in addition to being an evolution denialist, he’s also… Read More Is David Berlinski Redecorating His Home?
Remember Expelled, the wretched movie starring Ben Stein in which he argued that science — and evolution in particular — causes things like the Holocaust? Now, at BeliefNet, David Klinghoffer has an article in which he insinuates the same claim about von Brunn, the guy who recently walked into the Holocaust museum downtown and started… Read More Win Ben Stein’s Argument
Since some cdesign proponentsists were getting all excited about the release of Expelled on DVD, I looked it up at Box Office Mojo and found: Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed: released Apr. 18, 2008, total lifetime domestic gross: $7,720,487. Religulous: released Oct. 1, 2008, total lifetime domestic gross: $10,599,000 (estimate).
According to Fox News and Variety, (… ← help yourself to a grain of salt) Yoko Ono has lost her suit against the makers of Expelled: No Intelligence Involved Allowed for the unauthorized use of John Lennon’s Imagine. The movie will be rereleased in theaters. In related news, Expelled has gone from 9% on the… Read More Plucky Documentary Plans Comeback