History Film / ThePeopleVsLarryFlynt

27th Dec '15 8:34:45 PM ImperialMajestyXO
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* HistoricalBeautyUpdate: The movie version of Flynt is considerably more attractive than the real life version ever was.
15th Nov '15 12:06:51 PM nombretomado
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** After he come back from his drugged up stupor in 1982, Larry fires the vice president in charge of marketing who was telling him about President RonaldReagan and Jerry Falwell's [[MoralGuardians Moral Majority]] and how it had shifted their business plan.

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** After he come back from his drugged up stupor in 1982, Larry fires the vice president in charge of marketing who was telling him about President RonaldReagan UsefulNotes/RonaldReagan and Jerry Falwell's [[MoralGuardians Moral Majority]] and how it had shifted their business plan.
7th Jun '15 1:52:56 PM DaRatBastid
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* CelebrityParadox: The judge in Flynt's first case is played by the real Larry Flynt.
7th Jun '15 1:52:24 PM DaRatBastid
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* CelebrityParadox: The judge in Flynt's first case is played by the real Larry Flynt.
20th May '15 5:21:49 PM nombretomado
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The film was nominated for two {{Academy Award}}s, for Best Actor (Harrelson) and Best Director.

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The film was nominated for two {{Academy UsefulNotes/{{Academy Award}}s, for Best Actor (Harrelson) and Best Director.
6th Apr '15 2:39:34 PM Morgenthaler
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-> ''[[InterplayOfSexAndViolence "Murder is illegal, but if you take a picture of it you may get your name in a magazine or maybe win a Pulitzer Prize. However, sex is legal, but if you take a picture of that act, you can go to jail."]]''

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-> ''[[InterplayOfSexAndViolence "Murder ''"Murder is illegal, but if you take a picture of it you may get your name in a magazine or maybe win a Pulitzer Prize. However, sex is legal, but if you take a picture of that act, you can go to jail."]]''"''
19th Nov '14 7:26:02 PM DoctorNemesis
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* {{Hypocrite}}: The WhereAreTheyNowEpilogue makes a point of noting some of the less-than-savoury aspects of Larry's self-righteous political and MoralGuardian opponents.
2nd Nov '14 10:58:32 AM redandready45
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** Charles Keating is a straighter example, as he would be one of the public figures in the S&L scandals of the 1980s.

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** Charles Keating is a straighter example, as he would be one of the public central figures in the S&L scandals scandal of the 1980s.
31st Oct '14 10:10:42 PM redandready45
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* AmoralAttorney: Inverted: Most of the lawyers, even Isaacman, are against Flynt's erratic public behavior.. Isaacman forces Larry into following decorum to remain his counsel.

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* AmoralAttorney: Inverted: Most of the lawyers, even Isaacman, are against Flynt's erratic public behavior.. behavior. Isaacman forces Larry into following decorum to remain his counsel. counsel.
** Charles Keating is a straighter example, as he would be one of the public figures in the S&L scandals of the 1980s.
31st Oct '14 8:51:26 PM redandready45
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* KangarooCourt: In Larry's first trial, evidence in favor of Flint is denied, specifically magazines with similar content as ''Hustler''. The judge also sends him to ''[[DisproportionateRetribution 25 years]]'' and denies bail. Subverted in Larry's later trials, when the judges are more frustrated by Larry's appalling behavior.

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* KangarooCourt: In Larry's first trial, evidence in favor of Flint is denied, specifically magazines with similar content as ''Hustler''. The judge also sends him to ''[[DisproportionateRetribution 25 years]]'' and denies bail. Subverted in Larry's later trials, when the judges are clearly more frustrated by Larry's appalling behavior.behavior. But this behavior is due to Flynt feeling mistreated.
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