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Robert Redford says Sundance, the corporate sponsored playground for celebrities, is for the '99 %'
Fox News ^ | January 24, 2012 | Hollie McKay

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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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 99percent; michaelmoore; oci; opensociety; osi; robertredford; soros; sundancefilmfestival

1 posted on 01/24/2012 9:54:06 AM PST by EveningStar
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To: EveningStar

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.


2 posted on 01/24/2012 9:57:34 AM PST by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: EveningStar

STICK TO ACTING, Rob


3 posted on 01/24/2012 9:58:19 AM PST by Mr. K (Physically unable to profreed <--- oops, see?)
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To: EveningStar

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?”


4 posted on 01/24/2012 9:59:19 AM PST by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: EveningStar

OCCUPY Sundance!


5 posted on 01/24/2012 9:59:39 AM PST by jim_trent
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To: EveningStar

If this is what being wealthy does to you, I will stay poor.


6 posted on 01/24/2012 10:01:04 AM PST by EagleUSA
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To: EveningStar

No Fool Like An Old Fool.


7 posted on 01/24/2012 10:01:44 AM PST by martin_fierro (< |:)~)
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To: EveningStar

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.


8 posted on 01/24/2012 10:02:02 AM PST by Question Liberal Authority (I also think that Obama should be defeated.)
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To: EveningStar
Translation: Trust fund babies are welcome - young - rich and never did an honest day's labor in their lives.

Now, what would that group have in common with actors?

9 posted on 01/24/2012 10:04:06 AM PST by GOPJ (GAS WAS $1.85 per gallon on the day Obama was Inaugurated! - - freeper Gaffer)
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To: EveningStar
Robert Redford, ENVIRONMENTAL HYPOCRITE
10 posted on 01/24/2012 10:06:07 AM PST by Baynative (The penalty for not participating in politics is you will be governed by your inferiors.)
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To: EveningStar

My sister rents out her Park City home for $5K per week during the Sundance Film Festival, no doubt to a 99%er.


11 posted on 01/24/2012 10:07:44 AM PST by blue state conservative
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To: EveningStar
John Nolt has been writing on Sundance over at Breitbart's Big Hollywood. It is nothing but Hollywood corporate types and celebs partying. It is a 1%ers playground. The movies they are pushing are garbage and all of the movies that were bought last year collectively earned less then the new Mark Walberg action movie Contraband. It is a joke and now Redford is calling for the Govt' to support these awful movie projects like the Socialist Europeans do. Go away Bob. All the taxpayer dollars in the world won't make the public want to see your garbage.


12 posted on 01/24/2012 10:09:38 AM PST by Lazlo in PA (Now living in a newly minted Red State.)
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To: EveningStar

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.....


13 posted on 01/24/2012 10:15:35 AM PST by Kimmers (Pray more and shoot straight.........)
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To: EveningStar
George Soros and the Sundance Kid
14 posted on 01/24/2012 10:16:11 AM PST by opentalk
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To: jim_trent

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.


15 posted on 01/24/2012 10:16:59 AM PST by Califreak ("Burnt By The Sun")
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To: EveningStar

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.


16 posted on 01/24/2012 10:17:45 AM PST by Ramius (Personally, I'd give us one chance in three. More tea anyone?)
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To: Kimmers
From frontpage

..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.

link

17 posted on 01/24/2012 10:21:56 AM PST by opentalk
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To: EveningStar

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.


18 posted on 01/24/2012 10:22:21 AM PST by moviefan8
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To: Borges

ping


19 posted on 01/24/2012 10:29:10 AM PST by EveningStar
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To: EveningStar

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chef%27s_Chocolate_Salty_Balls


20 posted on 01/24/2012 10:29:54 AM PST by E Rocc (November 2, 2010: The beginning of the end of the kleptocracy.)
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To: E Rocc

And them dumb bastards from OWS who could not get past the entrance gate will believe it.


21 posted on 01/24/2012 10:32:37 AM PST by reefdiver ("Let His day's be few And another takes His office")
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To: EveningStar
Robert Redford says Sundance, the corporate sponsored playground for celebrities, is for the '99 %'

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!)

22 posted on 01/24/2012 10:34:45 AM PST by DustyMoment (Congress - Another name for white collar criminals!!)
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To: EveningStar

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.


23 posted on 01/24/2012 10:40:13 AM PST by RJS1950 (The democrats are the "enemies foreign and domestic" cited in the federal oath)
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To: EveningStar
"Robert Redford says Sundance, the corporate sponsored playground for celebrities, is for the '99 %'"

Oh, well that settles it then. Nothing more to be said. A One Percenter has spoken

24 posted on 01/24/2012 10:49:16 AM PST by YHAOS (you betcha!)
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To: EveningStar

Yeah. Uh huh. Until they take a dump on your Ferrari. Then what?


25 posted on 01/24/2012 11:14:06 AM PST by albie
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To: EveningStar

Dang. left out again.
26 posted on 01/24/2012 11:15:09 AM PST by dblshot (Insanity: electing the same people over and over and expecting different results.)
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To: Ramius

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.


27 posted on 01/24/2012 11:31:14 AM PST by mrsmel
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To: Ramius

true dat!!!


28 posted on 01/24/2012 11:33:59 AM PST by bigfootbob
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To: RJS1950

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.


29 posted on 01/24/2012 11:34:12 AM PST by mrsmel
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To: opentalk

Those promoting communism fail to see their own hypocrisy....

Eg: Redford and friends


30 posted on 01/24/2012 12:08:53 PM PST by Kimmers (Pray more and shoot straight.........)
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