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Actor Josh Brolin Shamed into Apologizing … for Visiting Dad

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April 21st, 2020 3:13 PM
When the cases dwindle and the lockdowns finally end, the Show Trials are gonna be lit. In New York City, Mayor Bill de Blasio got to live the dream he must have had since he was a Sandinista fan-boy in the 80s: establishing a Coronavirus stasi and encouraging citizens to report social distancing scofflaws. In Tampa, the city’s newest gazillionaire resident was run out of a public park for…
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Kate McKinnon Swoons: Hillary Clinton Is ‘Literally a Dreamboat'

January 27th, 2016 7:47 AM
Tuesday’s Tonight Show featured two actors known for having portrayed politicians with Josh Brolin and Kate McKinnon as Brolin touted his desire to never meet former President George W. Bush (after playing him in Oliver Stone’s W.) and McKinnon swooned that Hillary Clinton was “literally a dreamboat” as “[s]he’s one of my favorite people.”

Actor Josh Brolin Had Zero Interest In Playing George W. Bush, Still H

October 31st, 2013 2:42 PM
In a Hollywood Reporter roundtable of Oscar-contending actors, Josh Brolin said at first he rejected the idea of playing George W. Bush for Oliver Stone: “Why the f— would I want to do that?” Now, “I’m so happy I did that movie.” But did you ever meet Bush? Brolin shot back: "No, no. No interest.” It began when actor Michael B. Jordan (now in…

‘Gangster Squad,’ ‘Expendables’, ‘Chainsaw’: Hollywood’s

January 10th, 2013 10:46 AM
With Lauren Thompson The Newtown massacre spurred another round of calls for gun control, with a bill banning “assault weapons” emerging in the senate and the president threatening to take as yet unspecified executive action. To be sure, Vice President Biden is meeting with entertainment industry representatives to discuss the violence ubiquitous on film and in video games.…

‘True-ish Grit?’ Hollywood Libs Attempt Remaking a Classic

August 19th, 2010 1:07 PM
Hollywood westerns don't sell very well anymore. Remakes of westerns don't sell and they tend to remind those who do see them of the superiority of the originals. So remaking the iconic 1969 western, "True Grit," for which John Wayne received his only Best Actor Oscar, seems an odd choice for the Coen brothers. But the extremely successful directors of "Fargo," "Oh…

CBS: Actor Josh Brolin ‘Waved Goodbye Happily’ to Bush

January 22nd, 2009 12:31 PM
After being nominated for an academy award on Thursday for his role in the movie ‘Milk,’ actor Josh Brolin appeared on the CBS Early Show, where co-host Maggie Rodriguez asked: "...you played 'W.' You were here on the show talking about it. How did it feel to see him at the inauguration? Did you feel bad for him at all?" Brolin responded: "I don't know, personally? No, I think…

W. Bombs at Box Office

October 26th, 2008 7:23 PM

Web Ad for 'W.' Depicts President Bush Sitting on Throne

October 16th, 2008 5:36 PM

'W' Movie Star Josh Brolin Blinks 'Vote for Obama

October 15th, 2008 10:50 PM

Actor Josh Brolin Plugs Oliver Stone's W. on 'Today

October 14th, 2008 5:03 PM
The "Today" show has yet to promote the conservative satire An American Carol, that spoofs Michael Moore but they did find time to invite on Josh Brolin to plug Oliver Stone’s George W. Bush biopic W. on Tuesday's show. Co-anchor Matt Lauer interviewed Brolin, who plays the title character, and noted critics were expecting "a political hatchet job" of the President, to which…

EW: Oliver Stone Biopic Depicts 'Awkward and Goofy' Bumbling Bush

May 9th, 2008 5:08 PM
Entertainment Weekly interviewed professional conspiracy theorist and filmmaker Oliver Stone about “W,” his upcoming George W. Bush movie. Stone told EW, “I'm tired of defending the accuracy of my movies. I'm past that now.” While he told EW “he had to speculate” about dialogue, “Stone insist[ed] that every scene in 'W' will be rooted in truth.” Instead, the movie is a hodge podge of supposed…

Future Box Office Bomb: Oliver Stone to Make Bush Film

March 26th, 2008 12:57 PM