From: Obveeus <Obveeus@aol.com>
Subject: Re: ALL THE MONEY IN THE WORLD reshoots
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From: Obveeus <Obveeus@aol.com>
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Subject: Re: ALL THE MONEY IN THE WORLD reshoots
Date: Thu, 9 Nov 2017 13:17:57 -0500
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On 11/9/2017 1:01 PM, BTR1701 wrote:
> Obveeus<Obveeus@aol.com> wrote:
>>
>>
>> On 11/9/2017 9:58 AM, moviePig wrote:
>>> On 11/9/2017 9:42 AM, Obveeus wrote:
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On 11/9/2017 9:33 AM, moviePig wrote:
>>>>> On 11/9/2017 8:46 AM, Obveeus wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On 11/9/2017 12:54 AM, Ted Nolan <tednolan> wrote:
>>>>>>> In article<anim8rfsk-52039D.22272308112017@news.easynews.com>,
>>>>>>> anim8rfsk <anim8rfsk@cox.net> wrote:
>>>>>>>> In article <ou0o85$pgm$3@news.albasani.net>, Obveeus
>>>>>>>><Obveeus@aol.com>
>>>>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> Director Ridley Scott is bringing in Christopher Plumber to
>>>>>>>>> reshoot all
>>>>>>>>> of Kevin Spacey's scenes in the film - thus replacing him
>>>>>>>>> completely:
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> https://www.usatoday.com/story/life/movies/2017/11/08/kevin-spacey-c...
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> -money-world-following-assault-allegations/846901001/
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Let's start a petition to get them to never show SUPERGAYMAN
>>>>>>>> RETURNS at
>>>>>>>> all ever again.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Why stop at unreleased films?  Why not edit Errol Flynn out of
>>>>>>> "Robin Hood"
>>>>>>> and Bing Crosby out of "Going My Way"?
>>>>>>
>>>>>> I agree.  I understand that Ridley Scott is in a tough position,
>>>>>> afraid that his film will never see the light of day or will be
>>>>>> unfairly blocked from awards consideration, but the overly 'PC'-ness
>>>>>> of this re-shooting is a horrible precedent.
>>>>>
>>>>> I don't think it's a tough position for Scott, at least not in the
>>>>> sense that he has any real choice in the matter.  Movies are a
>>>>> business, and a Kevin Spacey flick right now has about the same
>>>>> box-office prospects as SPRINGTIME FOR HITLER.
>>>>
>>>> One choice that Ridley Scott had was simply to wait a year for the
>>>> shockwave to abate.  If, at that time, Spacey has been wiped from the
>>>> Hollywood landscape then do the re-shoots with a replacement actor and
>>>> submit the film for the awards circuit when it will be less likely to
>>>> be avoided 'just because'.
>>>>
>>>> Another choice would be to release the film without pandering to the
>>>> awards circuit.  This sort of sounds like one of those films that is
>>>> aimed at awards rather than profit, anyway...and the award half of
>>>> that equation is just about vanity if Ridley Scott is willing to
>>>> rework his art just in the hopes of getting attention.
>>>
>>> Barring new evidence from the grassy knoll, Kevin Spacey will go down in
>>> history as THE three-strike poster boy (harassment, cradle-robbing, and,
>>> yes, homosexuality).  I'll bet half of Hollywood is re-routing their
>>> daily commute so as not to drive past his house...
>>
>> Mel Gibson has recovered from his poster boy status as drunken racist.
>>
>> It remains to be seen if Spacey's career will go the route of Michael
>> Richards or Mel Gibson.
> 
> Robert Downey Jr was once as toxic as Mel, and he's recovered nicely, also.

True...and there was a whole lot more evidence of his underage 
wrongdoing given that he made a sex tape with her.