New political Doc drags Elvis into politics while Variety Critic defames Elvis Presley.
😴😴😴😴😴😴😴😴😴😴😴😴😴😴😴😴😴😴😴😴😴😴😴😴 Sorry, I fell asleep! What is this jerk talking about? And WHY is he USING ELVIS for it? If you think you know anything about Elvis then you know this.... Keep Elvis out of POLITICS and Please Don't USE him for your own benefit! What a bunch of nonsense! As IF this wasn't enough to make your blood boil, read on! Variety - If “Promised Land” has a thesis, the short version of it — it’s declared in the opening 15 minutes — is that America has entered its Fat Elvis period. We’re bloated, addicted, going through the motions, coasting on our legend, courting self-destruction. Yet the question the film asks is how, exactly, we got there, and Jarecki attempts to answer it by taking every aspect of Elvis’s life and career — the kitsch along with the glory, not just the greatness but the betrayal of greatness — and holding it up to the light, as an essential facet of his being. Elvis, by the end, threw away