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'Non-Stop' criticized for portraying 9/11 family member, veteran as terrorist

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On Saturday, Breitbart.com reported that the villian in Liam Neeson's new action thriller, "Non-Stop," is a 9/11 family member who also served in the military.

"'Non-Stop' is a good movie," John Nolte wrote. "Heck, it is darn near very good. But the left-wing sucker punch at the end is a new low, even for Hollywood."

Nolte said the villain joined the military after losing a loved on in the terror attack on the World Trade Center, but became disillusioned by the ongoing wars.

So, the veteran decides to blow everyone up on a plane so the air marshal can get blamed, causing airport security to be tightened even further.

Worse yet, Nolte added, the villain's sidekick turns out to be an American military member willing to murder 150 innocent people for money.

Moreover, Nolte said the "one passenger on the plane who is forever helpful, kind, reasonable, noble, and never under suspicion is a Muslim doctor dressed in traditional Muslim garb including a full beard."

Glenn Beck also excoriated the movie, according to a post at The Blaze.

“It is really great, until you find out that the killer is U.S. military and a guy who believes in the Constitution,” he said sarcastically. “Oh, darn it. Did I just wreck that movie for everybody? Oh, I didn’t mean to…”

Beck said that even in liberal New York, the ending was met with groans.

“I’m not going to say anymore, except the killer is … a schoolteacher and so you completely dismiss him,” he added. “And there’s a little hole in the bathroom where they do a blow-dart, and they kill the pilot.”

The Blaze added:

Beck said the killer’s rationale was something “nonsensical” along the lines of: “It’s the government that has been putting people like you, you drunkard, on planes and allowing you to be our TSA. And that’s just wrong. So I’m going to blow everything up and take the money. I’ve got a parachute here, so I’m going to live. And I’m going to take all the money, and I’m going to get away with it. A-ha, ha-ha, ha-ha, ha-ha.”

He also said the movie shows that “no amount of research … can help these people in Hollywood,” because they simply do not understand what a “wildly, wildly insulting movie” they made.

Beck's advise: "Don’t go see Non-Stop.”

Nolte had even harsher words: "Sc**w you, Hollywood."

"Non-Stop" is rated PG-13 by the Motion Picture Association of America for "intense sequences of action and violence, some language, sensuality and drug references," and was given two out of four stars by the Associated Press' Jake Coyle.

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