For all the oppressive censorship going on, why is it I can’t make it through a newscast without having to hear a Tim Robbins update? Are we members of the VRWC the worst censors ever? At any rate, Keith Olbermann tonight on MSNBC announced that Tim Robbins hired a press agent to deal with all the negative hits he has been taking because of his outspoken views. For free, I am going to provide Tim some sage advice:
“Shut up. The only words I want to hear you speak should be written by someone else, and hopefully under the direction of someone genius, like the Coen brothers, or Robert Altman.”
It really is that easy, Tim. You are an amazing actor- you have been in several of the greatest movies ever made. But I don’t care about your politics. Stick with what you know. And with that, I am going to go flip between the West Wing and the Hudsucker Proxy.
Might I suggest a tape rental for you?
Bob Roberts (1992)
Directed by Tim Robbins
Plot Outline: A corrupt rightwing folksinger runs a crooked election campaign while only one independent muck-raking reporter is trying to stop him.
Saw it- not one of his bests at all. Loved him in the Player, though.
Robbins is a piss poor director. His endings go on for like an hour.
Robbins is a piss poor director. His endings last like an hour.
Via instapundit, the Boycott Hollywood website has been forced out of business by threats of lawsuit by the Morris agency (old Hollywood).
Robbins is, given good material and good direction, a very good actor – not up to Anthony Hopkins, et. al., but better than mediocre.
As a director, he’s out of his element – “Bob Roberts” sucks, it’s mostly a parody of itself.
As a human being, politically he’s a waste of space and psychologically he comes off as much, much too impressed with himself…with little justification.
Everyone should watch, in this order:
If you have seen all three, you know what I mean.
i wonder when free speech took over and now you can’t have anyone shot for treason.jane fonda was a good example of treason.her right to disagree goes without saying.but to entertain viet cong troops?come on!now we another war on our hands.and those who don’t want to fight,don’t have to.it’s an all volunteer army.every time one of those hollywood retardsbash our president,it encourages terrorists to take potshots at our troops,knowing,that it’ll be on the nightly news.look at me.i’m fighting the great satan!how much you wanna bet if the media didn’t put their mugs on tv every night they’d find something else to do?