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Watch: Trailer for Atlas Shrugged

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"What is wrong with this world?" asks a character in the trailer for the upcoming movie adaptation of Ayn Rand's Atlas Shrugged.

The answer is easy: not enough trains! The movie decided to bring the story to the twenty-first century while keeping the whole railroad plot intact. Which I guess makes sense — trains are reliably cinematic, though there are probably much better symbols of capitalist industry around these days ("Who is Steve Jobs?"). Still, Atlas the book is about trains and John Galt and not caring about anybody but yourself, so this is what we end up with:

And that's only Part One! Can't wait to see the lines of people dressed up as their favorite Objectivist at this movie's midnight screening.