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Defending Polanski: More moral leadership from Hollywood

Post by Patrick O'Callahan on Oct. 2, 2009 at 12:59 pm with 5 Comments »
October 2, 2009 1:04 pm

Here’s that infamous demand for the release of Roman Polanski signed by so many of cinema’s luminaries that it’s discouraging to think about.

One word: Repulsion.

Woody Allen, Neil Jordan, Steven Soderbergh Pedro Almodovar, Sam Mendes, Diane von Furstenberg … this rogue’s gallery ought to be posted – along with the precise details of Polanski’s crime – near the entrance of every theater in the country.

I’ll make a point of missing their movies for a while – at least until Polanski’s done his long-overdue time for raping a 13-year-old girl.

Leave a comment Comments → 5
  1. jimkingjr says:

    Woody Allen speaking out for Roman Polanski- did Roman offer to share?

  2. nwcolorist says:

    Maybe it should be seen as a form of term limits.

  3. nwcolorist says:

    My previous post was supposed to be for the blog about Gerry Alexander’s steppin down from the state Supreme Court.

  4. jerryman47 says:

    Another reason to not vote for the candidate they would like to see in political office. Dysfunctional Hollywood at its best. Most of these people live in a different lifestyle. Take Mr. Letterman, his audience applauding to what he has done as if that was a joke.

  5. The most profound statement in this entire case has been Mr. Polanski’s decision to evade the justice system and live a princely existence as a fugitive celebrity.

    He has demonstrated a lack remorse, responsibility, and compassion. There is no rationale for leniency here.

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