Would Polanski get a pass if he were a paedophile priest?

September 29, 2009

polanskiIt’s hard to watch France’s political and cultural elite rush to support filmmaker Roman Polanski against extradition to the United States on a decades-old sex charge and not wonder exactly how they interpret the national motto liberté, égalité, fraternité.” It’s tempting to ask whether they’re defending the liberty to break the law and skip town, respecting the equality of all before the law and championing a brotherhood of artists who can do no wrong.

Actor Stephen Baldwin aims for cleaner content

September 18, 2009

Actor Stephen Baldwin won’t be taking any more profanity-laced roles like the foul-mouthed thug he played in the 1990s hit movie “The Usual Suspects.”