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 13:49:49 -0500
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On 11/9/2017 1:45 PM, anim8rfsk wrote:
> In article <ou264l$d6a$1@dont-email.me>, Obveeus<Obveeus@aol.com>
> wrote:
> 
>> On 11/9/2017 1:01 PM, BTR1701 wrote:
>>> Obveeus<Obveeus@aol.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On 11/9/2017 9:58 AM, moviePig wrote:
>>>>> On 11/9/2017 9:42 AM, Obveeus wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On 11/9/2017 9:33 AM, moviePig wrote:
>>>>>>> On 11/9/2017 8:46 AM, Obveeus wrote:
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> On 11/9/2017 12:54 AM, Ted Nolan <tednolan> wrote:
>>>>>>>>> In article<anim8rfsk-52039D.22272308112017@news.easynews.com>,
>>>>>>>>> anim8rfsk <anim8rfsk@cox.net> wrote:
>>>>>>>>>> In article <ou0o85$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
>>>>>>>>>>> ut-out-all
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>> -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.
> 
> I ... are you thinking of Rob Lowe?

Yes, yes I am.