Alright, everyone here? OK, good.
Look, I don’t have a lot of time today, so I’m not gonna type up a bunch of crap about why I’m right. I’m just gonna cut to the chase and tell you why you’re wrong.
What follows are pieces of conventional “wisdom” (I’m using the term very lightly) and what’s wrong with these turd nuggets. Continue reading Take it from Snee: Lightning Round
You know what irks me? Having to apologize to myself whenever I watch a movie starring Tim Robbins, Susan Sarandon, Leonardo DiCaprio, Edward Norton, John and Joan Cusack, Martin Sheen, Darryl Hannah, Edward James Olmos, Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, George Clooney, Christopher Reeves or any other politically-involved actor.
The same internal dialogue happens during the opening credits:
“OK, Rick. You’re just watching their movie. You’re not really paying them, more like paying their producers who only want you to see explosions and sequels.
“Just pretend you didn’t accidentally read how they’re really into environmentalism, peace or walking again. (Thank god the ‘Superman’s Grounded’ hoopla is over and done with!) All you wanted to do was find out they were voted ‘Sexiest Man Alive’ again or made a sex tape to Google later.
“It’s not your fault they told you things you didn’t want to hear. You can just watch this movie where they read lines like the meat robots they actually are.” Continue reading Take it from Snee: Shut up, actors