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'Battlefield Earth': Film Dogged by Links to Scientology Founder

Title: 'Battlefield Earth': Film Dogged by Links to Scientology Founder
Date: Thursday, 11 May 2000
Publisher: New York Times
Author: Rick Lyman
Main source: nytimes.com

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HOLLYWOOD, May 10 — The anticult networks are kicking up a fuss. Discussion on Internet movie sites is picking over the potentially sinister implications. Anonymous e-mails are whizzing around the country charging that, among other things, subliminal messages are being used to recruit unsuspecting moviegoers. Big summer action movies, filled with stars and special effects, don't often come with such fascinating accessories. Battlefield Earth, starring John Travolta as a nine-foot alien with talons for fingers, will open in more than 2,000 ... [Read the rest at nytimes.com]