Monday, September 9, 2013

Between Ba-rock and a Hard Place

The blustering threats and the likelihood of U.S. action in Syria  is occupying hearts and minds of some at this year’s Toronto film festival. But when it comes to Hollywood's usual outspoken voices publicly weighing in on the debate over U.S. intervention in the territory, all we hear are crickets.
"The Hollywood Reporter tried to get comments about the war from Susan Sarandon and Tim Robbins at the Toronto International Film Festival this weekend, but were told they were "unavailable for comment."
 Included in the "unavailable for comment" list were other predictably anti-war Hollywoodans such as Josh Brolin and Penn Jillette. To give you an idea just how strong the anti-war silence is in Hollywood, one TIFF attendee was apparently willing to speak with THR until his film's distributor cautioned him against doing so........" - NewsBusters