News for Jan. 12, 2004

Actors' politics pollute 'Ring'

1/12/04, 3:37 pm EST - Xoanon

Michael Medved writes: "If you want to send a message, call Western Union," said Hollywood pioneer Samuel Goldwyn to filmmakers and stars who sought to use their movie projects to advance some political agenda. Although the telegraph is a largely irrelevant alternative in this Internet age, the thinking behind Goldwyn's advice remains sane and solid: Political preachments, on or off camera, only interfere with the entertainment value of creative work by major Hollywood stars. [More]