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Atlas Shrugged: Who Is John Galt? will be for sale on Blu-Ray on November 28, the day after Thanksgiving. Ordering Blu-Ray on "Black Friday" (November 28) will guarantee delivery by December 16. Digital versions of the movie will also be available for purchase on December 16 through iTunes.
Fans can buy Part 3 individually or invest in the entire Atlas Shrugged trilogy. The Blu-Ray and iTunes version for Part 3 will include 3 insightful movie commentaries by David Kelley, Objectivist philosopher and founder of TAS.
- Reason and Emotion in Atlas Shrugged
- Political vs. Economic Power in Atlas Shrugged
- Dagny Taggart's Love in Atlas Shrugged
It will also include a talk by David Kelley from TAS's 2014 Atlas Summit called "The Sanction of the Victim," exploring one of Atlas Shrugged's core themes.
The Blu-Ray and iTunes versions of the whole Atlas Shrugged trilogy will include each of the films and all of The Atlas Society's special features for all three movies (plus special features from other organizations such as Reason and Freedomworks).
If you don't have a Blu-Ray player, The Atlas Society's Special Edition DVD for Atlas Shrugged: Who Is John Galt? will be available for order on January 6.
Anything purchased at the movie's merchandise store through our affiliate link will allocate a portion of the profit to The Atlas Society, so buy your movies, t-shirts, accessories and posters to support our mission!
Atlas Shrugged: Who Is John Galt? is now 4 weeks out after hitting theaters on September 12. The third Atlas Shrugged movie, based on the final part of Ayn Rand's iconic novel, debuted in over 200 theaters nation-wide. Atlas Society staff attended the world premiere on September 6 in Las Vegas, along with producers of the movie, lead actors and actresses, and a lot of enthusiastic fans.
Atlas Society trustee and Atlas Shrugged movie producer John Aglialoro, Laura Regan (Dagny Taggart), and Atlas Society founder David Kelley.
Left: Atlas Society CEO Aaron Day and TAS supporter Heather Wagenhals.
Right: TAS Special Projects and Operations Executive Aaron Rainwater and Director of Advocacy Edward Hudgins. Dominic Daniel (Eddie Willers), Laura Regan (Dagny Taggart), and Kristoffer Polaha (John Galt).
Left: Atlas Shrugged movie producer Joan Carter and Laura Regan (Dagny Taggart).
Right: David Kelley
Left: David Kelley and Atlas Shrugged co-producer Bernie Laramie.
Right: Atlas Shrugged director James Manera (See The Atlas Society's interview with James Manera.)
The Atlas Society's Aaron Rainwater and Ed Hudgins with TAS supporter Heather Wagenhals.
Atlas Society trustee Jay Lapeyre, Joan Carter, Atlas Shrugged producer Harmon Kaslow, Sally Lapeyre.
Atlas Shrugged movie producer Scott DeSapio with wife Mila DeSapio and daughter.Producer John Aglialoro dancing with Joan Carter at the Atlas Shrugged: Who Is John Galt? world premiere.
Photos by Judd Weiss.
See more pictures of the premiere at the Atlas Shrugged movie's Facebook page.
Atlas Shrugged: Who Is John Galt? comes to theaters this weekend! The movie opens on September 12 in almost 300 theaters, nation-wide. Find the theater nearest to you on the movie's official website. There are other fun ways to get involved, too! Use The Atlas Society's merchandise link to access the movie's merchandise store. Follow The Atlas Society and Atlas Shrugged The Movie on Facebook. Demand the movie in your town. Share this article on your own social media.
Any purchases you make using our affiliate link to the movie's merchandise store will contribute to The Atlas Society and our work, which provides the philosophical context for Atlas Shrugged: Who Is John Galt? Buy The Atlas Society's Special Edition DVDs! Here is the link for The Atlas Society's special edition of Part 1.
TAS's Part 2 Special Edition DVD features:
- Three beautifully produced video commentaries on scenes from the film by David Kelley, including commentary on Francisco D'Anconia's "money speech."
- David Kelley's interviews with leads in the film: Samantha Mathis (Dagny Taggart), Jason Beghe (Hank Rearden), Esai Morales (Francisco D'Anconia), Patrick Fabian (James Taggart), and Kim Rhodes (Lillian Rearden).
- Atlas Shrugged and the Struggle for Liberty," a panel discussion at the 2012 Atlas Summit, with John Stossel, Grover Norquist, Robert Poole, and Alexander McCobin.
- "The World of Atlas Shrugged" audio feature (also included in TAS's Part 1 Special Edition).
Start collecting your Atlas Shrugged movie trilogy now!
Have you ever wanted to see what Galt’s gulch looks like? Ever wondered how Galt’s speech could be adapted for film? You are less than two weeks away from the answers.
Atlas Shrugged Part 3: Who is John Galt? opens September 12, 2014, in selected theaters. To find a theater near you, check out the map at the movie's online forum, Galt’s Gulch Online. The site will also show you how to organize an “Atlas Shrugged Meet-up.” Share the experience with friends and other fans!
See the trailer below and get excited for Atlas Shrugged: Who is John Galt?!
Atlas Shrugged fans will genuinely enjoy this casual behind-the-scenes look at the film trilogy. Joe Thomas, radio talk show host on 107.5 WCHV-FM (Charlottesville, Virginia) interviews Atlas Society founder David Kelley. David served as a script consultant to the trilogy.
The Atlas Shrugged movie has released its teaser trailer for Part 3: Who Is John Galt?!
See images created by sand artist Joe Castillo, illustrating a sunrise, John Galt, and the statue of liberty. The text reads a quote by Patrick Henry: "Is life so dear, or peace so sweet as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery? I know not what course others may take but as for me, give me liberty or give me death."
Fans of the Atlas Shrugged book might recall that John Galt, Francisco D'Anconia, and Ragnar Dannesköld attended Patrick Henry University.
See the movie this fall on September 12, 2014, or get a first look at the full-length pre-release of the film at The Atlas Summit, June 19-22 in Manchester, New Hampshire.
Atlas Summit attendees will have an unprecedented and exclusive opportunity to view and offer feedback on Atlas Shrugged Part III as it is in the process of final production. It’ll be like sitting in the producer’s chair as you view a full-length preview of Atlas Shrugged Part III.
The producers are interested in the reaction of fans as they prepare the film for public release September 12th. They know that Atlas Summit attendees can be expected to provide the insight of people who know and love the story of Atlas Shrugged and are eager to see the film succeed.
Apr 24, 2014
The Atlas Shrugged movie is now accepting Bitcoin to join their web forum, called Galt’s Gulch Online. Limited content is available for free to all visitors of Galt’s Gulch Online, but premium content, such as the new Atlas Shrugged Part 3 teaser trailer, is available only to “producers” who pay a fee. And that fee can now be paid in Bitcoin.
Bitcoin is a digital money sweeping the world and offering some degree of freedom from government currencies. It imitates the scarcity of a material currency (e.g. gold) by means of an algorithm, which places a limit on the amount of bitcoin that can be “mined” from its source by those who maintain the transaction ledger. As Rob Wile puts it, "It's like a giant interactive spreadsheet everyone has access to and updates."
The Atlas Shrugged movie team has set a release date of September 12 for the final installment of the Atlas films. Atlas Shrugged: Who Is John Galt? features Laura Regan as Dagny Taggart, Rob Morrow as Hank Rearden, and Kris Polaha as the heroic John Galt. (See the full cast list.) In this final chapter we'll see scenes from 'Galt's Gulch', the fictional utopia of creative capitalists. We'll also hear Galt's speech, dramatizing Ayn Rand's message in Atlas Shrugged and calling for individualism and freedom.
The Atlas Society has supported the movie team throughout the trilogy, offering insights and providing connections between the movie and the philosophy of Objectivism. Fans of Atlas Shrugged will recognize September as a significant time in the novel (the story begins on September 2), while the politically inclined will recognize September as anticipating midterm elections. Producers John Aglialoro and Harmon Kaslow have taken advantage of American politicial unrest and the timing of elections for the previous movies as well, with Part 1 released on April 15 in 2011, and Part 2 released before the 2012 presidential election.
Audiences looking foward to the movie can signal their interest by "demanding" the movie in their cities. Areas with the most interest will tell the movie team and distributors where best to use their resources.
Picture: Kris Polaha as John Galt, photographed by Judd Weiss.
Mar 15, 2014
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The John Galt Theme
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