The Venice Film Festival has just concluded and the winning film was “Joker”, the origin story of the DC comic book villain written and directed by Todd Phillips and starring Joaquin Phoenix.
In second place was a name many are familiar with, if a face not seen in these part for quite some time.
— Variety (@Variety) September 7, 2019
Yes, they sure do love the convicted child rapist across the ocean. While they were celebrating the predator many here found it distasteful. Film writer Scott Weinberg managed to encapsulate the news succinctly.
normally he runs from juries https://t.co/6vj7cxcJ5v
— Scott Weinberg (@scottEweinberg) September 7, 2019
Solid stuff, that.
— The Comic-Con Don, on the grind #inexorable (@hannibaltabu) September 7, 2019
The idea that Polanski is celebrated in any capacity is disturbing, of course, but hey – that’s the industry for you.
Waiting for the day where he gets sentenced to jail. I don’t see how they’re letting this man be rewarded.
— choccymilkgirl (@Bridgetsonobe1) September 7, 2019
he did in the US where the rape occurred served 42 days then fled to europe, still hiding out there, being protected by other pedos
— trappin⚡ (@theaterOFpain1) September 7, 2019
Pedophilia always wins in show biz.
— Bridget Phetasy (@BridgetPhetasy) September 7, 2019
Par for the course for that industry.
— Jake Tanner (@JTTX16) September 7, 2019
Pedofile. But ok, go ahead and call him that other thing.
— ????Mark Ghanimé (@markghanime) September 7, 2019
Yet Mel Gibson is still considered a pariah to most of Hollywood for doing far less
Thank goodness this #Metoo nonsense is over with
— Subtle Genius? (@2018Winning) September 7, 2019
Yea, we were rather tired of these rapist-defenders lecturing us on proper social behavior.