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Coming to London: the libertarian movie, Thank You For Smoking

Thank You For Smoking is, according to Reason magazine: “a surprising satire of the vilification of the tobacco industry, the zealotry of health advocates, and the pandering of politicians”. So it seemed to me like a film that deserved a private screening, which I am doing very soon: on Saturday 24 November. There’s a trailer below, and you can book a place here.

6 comments to Coming to London: the libertarian movie, Thank You For Smoking

  • Kim du Toit

    Wonderful movie, funny as hell. Rob Lowe’s cameo is priceless, and the memorable quotes are too many to recount. Watch for William H. Macy’s line right at the end of the movie, explaining why they’re editing smoking scenes out of old movies.

    And sorry, but Katie Holmes does NOT have “world-class tits”.

  • This has been one my favorite movies since it came out in the States.

  • Cloid

    I must admit I found this film tedious. I wanted to like it, but gave up halfway through.

  • 'Nuke' Gray

    I liked the movie for its’ contrarian tone, but (unlike ‘V’), I have not felt a great urge to see it again.
    What are world-class tits? Are we going purely by size? For myself, I like pale-coloured breasts, because it suggests that seeing them is a privilege. And I did like Katie’s topless scene in The Gift.

  • PeterT

    I’m sure you all know this but this film was produced by Peter Thiel (no relation); libertarian billionaire.

  • Laird

    I have to admit that I hadn’t heard of this movie before. (I guess I’ve been living in a bunker or something.) Anyway, it looks entertaining; I’ll have to look for it. (Sorry I won’t be in London on the 24th.) Thanks for posting the trailer.