Skip to comments.Robert Redford says Sundance, the corporate sponsored playground for celebrities, is for the '99 %'
Posted on 01/24/2012 9:53:51 AM PST by EveningStar
Attention, One Percenters! You can go home now. The Sundance Film Festival is not ... repeat NOT ... for you. (Except of course our corporate sponsors and super rich celebrity guests. You can stay. As a matter of fact, we'd be lost without you!)
That's the mixed message the was being sent as Robert Redford opened the 34th annual Sundance Film Festival with a populist pitch on Thursday, slamming the government for failing its citizens and talking about how Sundance exists for the forgotten "99 percent."
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and collectively the can’t muster more than a single digit IQ and continue to get the same results by using a digger where there ain’t no dirt.
STICK TO ACTING, Rob
One of my favorite scenes from that movie is when Paul Newman looks at Redford and says, “Think you put out enough bulls%$# there, Sundance?”
If this is what being wealthy does to you, I will stay poor.
No Fool Like An Old Fool.
So admission is free, and anyone can occupy any seat at the festival without a ticket? Anyone can eat any of the catered food at no charge? Signed collector’s edition box set DVD’s of every movie at the festival will be given to everyone who shows up, free of charge? And afterward, all of your student loans will be paid off and you’ll be able to get an entry level $100,000 a year job with a degree in Feminist Studies? That is one awesome film festival. Makes that “Burning Man” thing seem like a bunch of corporate sellouts.
Now, what would that group have in common with actors?
My sister rents out her Park City home for $5K per week during the Sundance Film Festival, no doubt to a 99%er.
As they fly in their private jets from one home to another while wearing their designer clothing all the while claiming they can relate to the forgotten.....it seems to me when Hollywood discovers a new place to play the “forgotten” have to move out because life is no longer affordable.....
If that happened, the 99% would be locked up so quick we’d never even know they were ever there in the first place.
What a phony.
Not too bright, and not a good actor, either. Sure, he’s had some great roles— but none of them required acting. He is always the same character in every movie he’s ever done. Same voice. Same swagger. Same signature smile/smirk. Same person, just different costumes.
..Redford has been a major funder of leftwing filmmakers for decades. He provided seed money to help Michael Moore get started. His Sundance Institute, Sundance Film Festival, Sundance Cable Channel and Sundance Documentary Fund all specialize in promoting far-left films and programming.
What is Redford smoking?
There are a few gems, but many are not that good. They will not appeal to the masses. More people are going to see Twilight or Contraband instead.
And them dumb bastards from OWS who could not get past the entrance gate will believe it.
Bwahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha . . . . . . who says that Robert Redford doesn't have a sense of humor - as well as no clue to what OWS is about????
He and Michael Moore should also try to convince them that they are just well-paid paupers!!
(What a maroon!)
Then pay for it yourselves you ignorant asses. I don’t believe that your 99% is going to pay to go there. Under your definition of the 99% the only way they or any of the real working Americans who might be interested would be able to go there is if you guys pay their way, which would never happen. Ignorant, arrogant idiots.
Oh, well that settles it then. Nothing more to be said. A One Percenter has spoken
Yeah. Uh huh. Until they take a dump on your Ferrari. Then what?
He’s a jerk. TCM does a tribute to Natalie Wood in which he talks about her and a movie they did together. He is utterly patronizing and snarky towards Natalie as an actress, as if she wasn’t already a veteran and didn’t already know more about it than he’ll ever learn. He’s proud of himself for not opening a door to an event for which she was late, at the high school they both attended. He either didn’t recognise, or pretends that he didn’t recognise her at the time.
That reminds me of all the champagne socialists who swear they would just love to pay higher taxes. Well, nothing is stopping them from doing it right now. The fact that they don’t just proves that what they really mean is that they want everyone else to have to pay higher taxes.
Those promoting communism fail to see their own hypocrisy....
Eg: Redford and friends
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