Comments

  1. iban4yesu says

    Yap, a perfect body to apply waterboardings and other Pentagon endorsed tortures to!
    A big turn-on, ain’t it?

    What a nice to plug this as ALL gays think ONLY with their dicks, right?

  2. Clarknt67 says

    Chris Pratt is adorable on “Parks & Rec.” That he’s looking better than ever in his underwear is welcome and important news.

    Although I hear he’s since gained a lot of weight for his next role.

  3. Clarknt67 says

    Chris Pratt is adorable on “Parks & Rec.” That he’s looking better than ever in his underwear is welcome and important news.

    Although I hear he’s since gained a lot of weight for his next role.

  4. luke says

    I think you mean all guys think with their dicks Iban4yesu, any other male oriented site offer’s up females in bikini’s bending over etc. Something to look at isn’t exactly the most horrible thing in the world.

  5. says

    IBAN4YESU clearly hasn’t seen ZDT. Pratt’s character has nothing to do with water boarding, and the film doesn’t endorse the practice at all. It depicts it, which is entirely different.

  6. Charlie says

    Oh God, Andy and April are far and away the sexiest heterosexual couple in comedy right now but this is WRONG. Andy can’t be in shape: he’s so unbelievably vapid and cuddly already.

  7. iban4yesu says

    @ Ted

    No, and I am not planning to see it, either! At least, not paying to see it, that is.

    “Pratt’s character has nothing to do with water boarding…”

    Well, he is none the wiser for that…Have you ever heard of being guilty by association?

    “… the film doesn’t endorse the practice at all….
    That’s what your client 😛 Bigelow says in this Oscar season!:-P

    Reading this Salon article might do you some good :

    The Pentagon’s strengthening grip on Hollywood : New projects, including Kathryn Bigelow’s bin Laden film, show rising pressure on filmmakers to please the military (http://www.salon.com/2011/08/29/sirota_military_movies/)

  8. iban4yesu says

    @ luke

    Yep, you are right,

    Now that it’s been established that sex sells everything and resistance is futile, why not peddle these easy-to-sell commodities, such as the American exceptionalism and the carefree glory of militarism, with a half nekidd beaut?!

  9. theo says

    That’s a WHOLE LOTTA SANCTIMONY for someone who hasn’t even seen the film yet.

    I’d be happy to submit to a little “enhanced interrogation” with Mr. Pratt. Strip me? Tie me up? Sure!

    Take this ‘mo to Guantanamo!

  10. iban4yesu says

    “That’s a WHOLE LOTTA SANCTIMONY for someone who hasn’t even seen the film yet.”

    That kind of b.s. is so tiring (and music to the marketers’ ears, apparently!) that I have to use another overused cliche to respond:
    “My friends have seen it so that I don’t have to.”:

    Zero Dark Thirty: CIA hagiography, pernicious propaganda
    -As it turns out, the film as a political statement is worse than even its harshest early critics warned-

    http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2012/dec/14/zero-dark-thirty-cia-propaganda

    And your clueless jokes about renditions and Gitmo are exactly what’s wrong with this world! Enuff said.

  11. Nick says

    This is actually disappointing–I think he’s a lot more attractive in Parks & Rec. He’s much more relatable when he’s chunky and cuddly. Now he looks like every other guy with washboard abs. That’s not everyone’s ideal.

  12. BETTY says

    Thinking with their d*cks is exclusive to gay men? You mean straight guys are are so morally refined that they NEVER think about young, pretty girls? I’m shocked, just shocked!

  13. AriesMatt says

    Love Chris Pratt and the diverse roles he plays. PRex is one of my favorite sitcoms and I always enjoyed Chris as the preppy ass in one of those teen flicks (Take Me Home Tonight, I think)… Anyway, he is sexy with or without the ripped body.

  14. Dback says

    I stand with Nick–I love Chris Pratt with a little chunk on him, a la “Parks and Rec.” However, I have to admit, this pic gave me the serious vapors–I’d like to lick him from top to toe. (Don’t worry, Anna, you can watch–I get the strong feeling that you’re the kind of girl who’d enjoy it.)

    Glad he’s going to be in yet another Oscar-bait film (after “Moneyball”); great for his career. Now, if he’d just do a love scene with Dash Mihouk….

  15. Miguel R. says

    Thanks to the letter sent by Feinstein, McCain, et al., we know that the film acts as though valuable information was obtained via torture. We also know that this is FALSE. Furthermore, experts have demonstrated that the only thing that tortured people reveal is what they think their torturers want to hear. Those are facts.

    Another (unrelated) fact: Chris Pratt is hot. Even with some extra pounds- so hot.

  16. theo says

    I’d say that the ACTUAL waterboarding and torture that happened in Guantanamo, Bagram and other black Ops sites are ACTUALLY what’s wrong with the world today, not a few jokes.

    But please continue your shrill sanctimony based on imaginings of a movie you haven’t even seen. “The media told me the movie endorses torture so it MUST be true!”

    Why am I wasting my time on someone who can’t tell the difference between depicting and endorsing?

  17. iban4yesu says

    @ Andrew

    YOU Get over yourself, darl’!

    Wouldn’t or would some gheys in post-Weimar have thought the same of all the cute and hot athletes, Hitler-Jugends etc. in Leni Riefenstahl’s propaganda flicks?
    Where did they go after?!

    Stop denying the issue when it is an important issue for any human being!

  18. iban4yesu says

    A few jokes?
    A few unfunny offensive jokes, u mean ?

    Thinking you could sell those jokes to anyone without having the first hand knowledge of what it would like to be the receiving end, that certainly is very representative of what’s wrong!

    “The media told me the movie endorses torture so it MUST be true!”
    What in the world r u talking about? What about that deafening Oscar Buzz in the very media?!

    “Why am I wasting my time on someone who can’t tell the difference between depicting and endorsing?”

    A way you can save your time is read Glenn’s and New Yorker article which I have linked
    and hone your own “discernment”!

    And here’s some more “for your considerations” ;-P :

    Listen to the discussion of the film on Flashpoints, KPFA (at 42:00 into the show):
    http://www.kpfa.org/archive/id/87243

    http://salsa.democracyinaction.org/o/1170/t/0/blastContent.jsp?email_blast_KEY=1264298

    http://salsa.democracyinaction.org/o/1170/images/NYC/zerodarkthirtyprotest.jpg

    Good luck, folks!

  19. jaragon says

    I agree that even chunky Chris Pratt is hot- he has that real man thing going- the movie is suppose to be a very serious war drama- not a gay army porn picture- but hey even the equally dour “Jarrhead” was sold with Jake in jockstrap shots.

  20. theo says

    Ah, the humorless and droll troll returns! Let’s recap: the actual torture that happened? Not what’s wrong. A few jokes about being tied up? That’s the problem!

    No, I don’t need the New Yorker or Glenn Greenwald to tell me what is depicted. I’ll reserve my sanctimony for after I see it for myself.

    You can worship the bleating outrage machine with your histrionics while I reserve judgement until I’ve seen the movie.

    Maybe you’re right. But given the lack of logic on display in your comments, I’d bet against it.

  21. Scooter says

    The seals, as depicted in the film, spend very little time on screen. The bulk of the film centers around a female CIA agent, who had spent most of her adult life culling mountains of intelligence looking for one man. The film does not aggrandize the use of torture. Upon having discussions with other audience members who watched the movie, they thought the captured Al Queda operatives got off relatively easy, and compared to the other Arab States interrogation/ torture techniques, the ones employed by the CIA, while traumatic (and certainly meant to be), are less physically scarring and almost always less lethal. Keep in mind the men receiving the torture are depicted as Al Queda operatives, and not some innocent mistaken for an operative (that is the subject of other works such as Rendition). Whether you choose to believe the perspective of the film (as accurate account of what occurred) or not, it does quite accurately depict the type of back and forth discussions taking place in the determination and execution of such operations.

  22. steven says

    s.orry I have never heard of him. is he gay?
    if not, why do we care?
    it seems it might be hard to be taken seriously with these kinds of pieces being sent out.
    rather stereotypical. there’s a growing number of normal gay guys who don’t think with their dicks. this strikes me as ass-hunting. tacky tacky

Leave A Reply