A Movie Designed to Provoke Does

In a saner world, the trailer for Innocence of Muslims would get no response other than being seen as an example of terrible filmmaking. The 14-min. video, purporting to be excerpted from a movie propagandizing present-day Muslims and the life of Muhammad, is confoundingly awful, filled with incongruous accents, ludicrous dialogue and green screen so bad that the actors appear to be floating in the air. But we do not live in that saner world, and suddenly a risible piece of cinematic trolling posted to YouTube weeks ago has become deadly serious.

The movie was allegedly made by a real estate...

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