This just in from one of our readers.
The movie Atlas Shrugged will be airing at the Hi-Line Theater in Rudyard this Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The movie starts at 7 pm. Tickets are 5 bucks and “old-fashioned” theater popcorn is only a dollar. Take a drive to Rudyard and support one of the only Montana theaters to show this controversial film. Maybe dinner and a movie is in order for this weekend? Anyone know if there is a place to eat in Rudyard before the movie?
Atlas Shrugged is based on the 1957 novel by Ayn Rand. While the novel that portrayed the takeover of the country by a government run amuck was considered “fiction” in 1957 there are striking similarities to what has happened in America the last few decades. Stephen Moore, the Wall Street Journal’s senior economics writer wrote an excellent article about how the things portrayed in Rand’s book has gone from fiction to fact in the last 50 odd years. Read the article here