“White Mexicans”: Hollywood shows off its faux liberalism again

Does the myth still persist that Hollywood is staffed exclusively by progressive liberals? I’m asking this because last fall, a sizeable bunch of actors and directors got together to defend Roman Polanski, and then there was that debacle at the Oscars when Alec Baldwin slapped winner Kathryn Bigelow’s behind BUT HEY I’M SURE HE WAS […]

Roman Polanski can remain silent no more. Anybody got a gag?

Cry me a river. Roman Polanski “can remain silent no more” and has issued an over-the-top self-indulgent statement begging the Swiss authorities not to extradite him to California because, he claims his original sentence coincided with the forty-two days he spent in jail in Chino, California 33 years ago, and the fact that the judge […]

Salt director wrings hands about male love interest’s manliness

Angelina Jolie

Salon found this in “Entertainment Weekly’s” report on what groundbreaking feminism the filmmakers behind Salt employed when they gave the lead role written for Tom Cruise to Angelina Jolie: “In the original script, there was a huge sequence where Edwin Salt (the original male protagonist) saves his wife, who’s in danger,” says Noyce. “And what […]