Slightly sneery tone about Clint Eastwood aside, this seems like a pretty clear cut case. They’re fraudulently trying to associate him and his image with a product he doesn’t endorse without getting permission or paying royalties. I know Eastwood’s a super right-wing old white guy who makes boring movies these days… Read more
I have a pretty high arthouse tolerance, but this seems like what all arthouse movies would look like to people who hate them.
I would think that once the film comes together, it’ll be good. My concern is that Miller’s vision for the project seems to change with the wind. Still, I look forward to it.
Here’s what gets me about the AV Club. They’re all about being kind and understanding and progressive (which is a good thing), but underneath it there’s still this subdermal layer of nastiness with stuff like this. Yes, this person is acting foolishly, but why tape it and share it? And if you’re a successful media… Read more
I think he had the outline of the overall plot, but the actual mechanics of it have gotten out of his control, especially with the side quests, subplots, and secondary characters he found and developed along the way. Trying to reconcile all those things with his original vision (along with his natural tendency to… Read more
Amen. You got it. Either be 100% ideologically pure, or don't say anything at all. What a way to build a movement.