One week from tonight on May 2nd, CFACT’s groundbreaking film Climate Hustle will be shown in movie theaters across the United States for a special one-night event. I’m in the film, and for the record I’m not paid to do so. That’s not a complaint, just a statement for those people who try to link any opinion to some sort of “pay for play” arrangement, since they have so little else in their toolbox to argue with.
I was given an advance showing of the film, and while at first, I thought perhaps the film was maybe a bit too corny, especially when Morano recreates the famous elevator/lift scene from Al Gore’s long debunked movie, An Inconvenient Truth, and does a terrible job of play acting. I thought then that maybe it just wasn’t going to be a credible response.
But then I realized, the film isn’t intended to strike a serious tone all the time, because in reality, who wants to go to the movies for a snoozer of a documentary? This is why some of the other film efforts by greens and green filmmakers fail. For example: Leonardo DiCaprio’s climate movie, The 11th hour, or Greedy Lying Bastards, where the “filmmakers examine how and why oil companies and other special-interest groups cast doubt on climate change and stall efforts to combat it” according to its description. It cost 1.5 million to make, and returned just a fraction of that in ticket sales, earning only $45,000. No, Climate Hustle isn’t like those, and despite the claims of millions of dollars from oil companies we are all supposed to be getting, its production values gives away that it was made on a shoestring, and has none of the glitzy production values of these other films that bombed.
Yesterday Marc Morano appeared on Fox & Friends to unveil the animal that has served as a mascot for both a warming and cooling globe. Can you guess which animal it is? No it isn’t a polar bear, and it will make you laugh, and that’s the purpose of this film, to make people laugh at the ridiculous claims that have been created about global warming/climate change. Morano does this, and does it well. That’s the power behind this film.
Through the film, there’s a rapid fire series of comparisons throughout the film that illustrate the failure of claims, by using the claims themselves. Morano doesn’t need to spin anything, because when you just look at the claims, counterclaims, the contradictions, and the outright failures of the predictions about sea ice, boiling oceans, species extinction, heat waves, rising sea levels, worsening weather, and dozens of other things, you can’t help but come away laughing.
The film’s strength is its wickedly effective use of slapstick humor, and making use of the words and deeds of alarmists to make you laugh at them. Climate Hustle is a brilliant use of their own ammunition against them.
Here are some trailers of the film:
Global warming campaigners are not happy about this film. For example, the paid PR firm Hoggan and associates (aka Desmog Blog) came up with a website called “Climate Hustler” complete with a Russian style reversed letter at the end for that extra bit of visual evilness, and used it to slime the film’s producer, Marc Morano. Obviously, they fear the film and what effects it might have on their paid misinformation budget, said to be mainly from the David Suzuki foundation.
They’ve bullied and pressured their way into dominating discussion about “climate change” long enough, so it is about time for some payback. They are going to get it.
So, let’s head to the movies on May 2nd, ask the questions and learn the facts the “climate hustlers” don’t want us to think about, and laugh them off the world stage together.
Monday May 2nd will be an historic night, since there’s never been a skeptic film like this before. So if you haven’t already, invite a friend who thinks the world is going to hell in a hand-basket due to climate change to sit back and take in the reality with some popcorn. Get a large bucket, you’ll need it.