Bravo! Cineplex on the decision to screen Unplanned

An open letter from Cineplex CEO Ellis Jacob
Thanks for posting and I hate to be negative but the modern world, such as it is, has bred cynicism in me.

He says they are going to screen the film in 14 out of their 1,700 theaters for one week. Not 14 cities, 14 theaters. That's it. That's less than 1% of their theaters for nothing more than a week.

I'd bet dollars to donuts that not one of those theaters is near a population center. I could…More
Thanks for posting and I hate to be negative but the modern world, such as it is, has bred cynicism in me.

He says they are going to screen the film in 14 out of their 1,700 theaters for one week. Not 14 cities, 14 theaters. That's it. That's less than 1% of their theaters for nothing more than a week.

I'd bet dollars to donuts that not one of those theaters is near a population center. I could be wrong but I doubt it.

See what he's doing here? He pens some letter as a sop to the pro life audience. Screens the movie on an extremely limited basis as far as saturation of market and time screened, and that's that. Then he can strut around pretending he's done a service to "freedom of expression" when he has done nothing of the sort. It's strictly a subterfuge.

It reminds me of clergy who, after Summorim Pontificum when they still felt the need to pretend to be paying attention to a papal motu proprio that they hated, would schedule a TLM at some obscure time on a Saturday which didn't fulfill the obligation so that attendance would be sparse. Then they could claim, "See, we tried it. Nobody showed up. So we cancelled it." Slimy.
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