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Old 06-16-2017, 12:54 PM   #201
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The dumbass. She could have easily checked his entry at IMDB, but that would have involved her actually dealing in facts.

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Old 06-16-2017, 01:03 PM   #202
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As a matter of fact, far from disdaining leading ladies, Spielberg has been married to one of his for a long time.
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Old 06-16-2017, 01:13 PM   #203
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Smart girl. She passed by the actors and went straight for the director. Still together too.
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Old 06-16-2017, 01:29 PM   #204
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The dumbass. She could have easily checked his entry at IMDB, but that would have involved her actually dealing in facts.
Well at least she did apologize. Mind you, I'm not defending her original comment, anyway, just saying it wasn't that bad of a comment compared to the things some celebs say (like if she had called him despicable or said his movies stink). She would have, however, been better off making her comments more general like "many top directors focus on male-led movies" or something. But it is kind of a pointless thing to call directors out for since it's more about studios appealing to the biggest in-the-seats demographic.
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Old 06-16-2017, 01:34 PM   #205
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Well at least she did apologize. Mind you, I'm not defending her original comment, anyway, just saying it wasn't that bad of a comment compared to the things some celebs say (like if she had called him despicable or said his movies stink). She would have, however, been better off making her comments more general like "many top directors focus on male-led movies" or something. But it is kind of a pointless thing to call directors out for since it's more about studios appealing to the biggest in-the-seats demographic.
Movies, like comics, are business. No business will ever appeal to every demographic, nor should any of them try to. Sure, you can put something out there and see whether people will buy it, but don't assume that "diversity" will sell any particular product. And if it doesn't sell a product, then so what? It just means that the people you were trying to reach aren't interested. If Asians generally aren't interested in rap music, then they're just not.

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Old 06-16-2017, 01:52 PM   #206
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Turns out Spielberg isn't known for making chick flicks. The shame. He probably figured that market was more than covered.
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Old 06-16-2017, 02:00 PM   #207
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Early in his career, he made mostly popcorn movies. Now he's making some unusual things, many with Tom Hanks, that seem like amped up PBS productions. Which is fine. At his age, he's entitled to do that. Banks just thought she'd very publicly criticize someone with that level of name recognition, so she'd get noticed. She did get noticed, but not in a good way.
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Old 06-16-2017, 02:28 PM   #208
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Sounds like she was hitting him up for work.
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Sounds like she was hitting him up for work.
It kind of does. Like "you should have more women-led movies. Hey, I'm a woman."
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Old 06-16-2017, 02:48 PM   #210
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It kind of does. Like "you should have more women-led movies. Hey, I'm a woman."
That's exactly what I'm thinking.
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Old 06-16-2017, 02:53 PM   #211
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And if not him, then some other director.
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Old 06-16-2017, 03:02 PM   #212
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She should be happy she is getting work making her shitty Rom Coms.
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Old 06-18-2017, 08:06 AM   #213
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Like Starbucks, another company that makes a big show of being socially enlightened, and thus is beloved by snowflakes, but that treats workers like crap.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/natio...=.539979d55495

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Old 06-18-2017, 02:23 PM   #214
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Like Starbucks, another company that makes a big show of being socially enlightened, and thus is beloved by snowflakes, but that treats workers like crap.

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There are very few companies I can think of that don't treat workers like crap. Greed is greed.
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There are very few companies I can think of that don't treat workers like crap. Greed is greed.
Greed is what drives entrepreneurs. Anyone who believes the PR that any of them are motivated by the desire to do good deeds should look at how much the alleged good-deed-doers spend on their bottom-rung workers. It's always the least amount they can get away with.
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I didn't even know shooting them was an option!
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Old 07-12-2017, 06:57 AM   #218
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When snowflakes win.

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I don't get it. And what I especially don't get is how copying and pasting tweets by random anon people proves anything. If Walmart had said to the complainers, "Go fuck yourself," I'd have started buying stuff there to support them.

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So now shit talk before a cage fight has to be politically correct? Who says? Look at the comments. Most people don't think so.

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So now shit talk before a cage fight has to be politically correct? Who says? Look at the comments. Most people don't think so.

https://www.yahoo.com/sports/floyd-m...203128390.html
If for no other reason, because it's bad business to allow it. Indifference shown by the promoters would mean they would approve of their talent publically supporting prejudicial views. Gay people buy boxing tickets and PPV's too. It's fine for Mayweather or McGregor to insult one another. It's not acceptable for them to insult entire groups of people in the process.
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Old 07-18-2017, 12:47 AM   #222
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Society has sucked all the fun out of being a man.
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Society has sucked all the fun out of being a man.
They're getting paid millions for beating the snot out of each other. They get to express emotions in ways that would get most of us in trouble at the workplace. That sounds like testosterone-fueled perfection for them. If one of the few rules is "Don't be a buttmunch to anyone other than your opponent", then they're getting off easy.
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