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BENDIS!
10-28-2008, 12:15 PM
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2008/10/28/richard-dreyfuss-slams-w_n_138548.html

Marcdachamp
10-28-2008, 12:15 PM
Who is Eichard?

Cactusakic
10-28-2008, 12:16 PM
Never heard of him.
Is he in some way related to Richard Dreyfuss?

bachman
10-28-2008, 12:18 PM
Oh Schnapp.

schizorabbit
10-28-2008, 12:18 PM
Who is Eichard?


Never heard of him.
Is he in some way related to Richard Dreyfuss?

Richard's Nazi brother.

bartleby
10-28-2008, 12:18 PM
Richard Dreyfuss retired from Hollywood in 2004.




And he came back a year later to do POSEIDON. That should tell you everything you need to know.

Generic Poster
10-28-2008, 12:19 PM
Who is Eichard?

He's the dude who played Eick Cheney in "W".

schizorabbit
10-28-2008, 12:20 PM
Wait, who's the new chubby black lady on the View in the video? She looks like a smaller version of Star Jones. Is it the Mini-Me clone version?

Albert
10-28-2008, 12:21 PM
He'll never top Krippendorf's Tribe, so it makes sense.

Also, 6/8? Why didn't he reduce the fraction to lowest terms? Even Hasselbeck seemed to think that was odd.

Joe Henderson
10-28-2008, 12:21 PM
He did the same thing with Poseidon, so...yeah.

BENDIS!
10-28-2008, 12:22 PM
Alright!!

BENDIS!
10-28-2008, 12:22 PM
Wait, who's the new chubby black lady on the View in the video? She looks like a smaller version of Star Jones. Is it the Mini-Me clone version?

she is the dumbest woman on tv.

Ashwin Pande
10-28-2008, 12:23 PM
He was great in Kaws. The story of a crow that's become a menace to beach goers.

bachman
10-28-2008, 12:25 PM
she is the dumbest woman on tv.

"I don't know that the Earth is round! I ain't never seen it with my own eyes!"

Amos Moses
10-28-2008, 12:25 PM
He was in Jaws. He gets a pass.

markgrayson
10-28-2008, 12:27 PM
she is the dumbest woman on tv.

She's an idiot.

And a flat-earther! http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flat-Earther

Ryan Elliott
10-28-2008, 12:29 PM
She's an idiot.

And a flat-earther! http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flat-Earther


I can't believe there are still people like this out there.

schizorabbit
10-28-2008, 12:33 PM
she is the dumbest woman on tv.


"I don't know that the Earth is round! I ain't never seen it with my own eyes!"


She's an idiot.

And a flat-earther! http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flat-Earther

:lol:

Hey hey, guys, take it down a couple of notches. We all know that the cloning process is still a flawed one, and that any "successful" clones would come out a little flawed as well. And when the original donor/source is a fucking moron, then what do you expect out of the copy?

I bet you the geneticists used the foreskin-like fold from her right arm to clone the new co-host.

http://i280.photobucket.com/albums/kk200/schizorabbit/starjones-B-day.jpg

Dr. Hackenbush
10-28-2008, 12:36 PM
Alright!!

A typo is a capital offense now. They'll kill you for it in Texas.

Thomas Mauer
10-28-2008, 12:37 PM
"I think it's 6/8ths of a great film."
Did you not pay attention in school when the teacher told the class to divide down to the smallest possible solution? You can divide both 6 and 8 by 2, so it's 3/4 of a great film.

Or did you try to say 5/8?

Donal DeLay
10-28-2008, 12:42 PM
Didn't sound like a slam to me. Sounded like he was saying "it's a good film, but it could have been better if they changed the ending, and talked about the American public's reaction a little."

bartleby
10-28-2008, 12:43 PM
Did you not pay attention in school when the teacher told the class to divide down to the smallest possible solution? You can divide both 6 and 8 by 2, so it's 3/4 of a great film.

Or did you try to say 5/8?

Maybe as far as Dreyfuss is concerned, a film has eight distinctive parts. And it the case of W, six of those eight parts worked while two didn't. While you could reduce the fraction, it wouldn't be absolutely necessary if you want to maintain the integrity of the separate elements.

Thomas Mauer
10-28-2008, 12:45 PM
Maybe as far as Dreyfuss is concerned, a film has eight distinctive parts. And it the case of W, six of those eight parts worked while two didn't. While you could reduce the fraction, it wouldn't be absolutely necessary if you want to maintain the integrity of the separate elements.

Aren't films usually made up of 3 or 5 acts?

Donal DeLay
10-28-2008, 12:47 PM
Aren't films usually made up of 3 or 5 acts?

Oliver Stone films usually have 8-15. JFK had 20.

Like this: set-up, discovery, conflict, resolution, another discovery, more set-up, another conflict, another discover, more set-up, set-up, set-up, another discovery, set-up, conflict, reslution, surprise discovery, set-up, set-up, and conflict, random unrelated resolution.

schizorabbit
10-28-2008, 12:49 PM
Maybe as far as Dreyfuss is concerned, a film has eight distinctive parts. And it the case of W, six of those eight parts worked while two didn't. While you could reduce the fraction, it wouldn't be absolutely necessary if you want to maintain the integrity of the separate elements.

You know, for a moment, I was believing you, imagining Richard Dreyfus being one of those Hollywood Hocus Pocus Take Acting Waaaaaay Too Seriously types, talking in that pseudo-intellectual jargon that some actors use in speaking about their craft.

Note: I used to hang out with a bunch of actors. Fun group. But sometimes a little too talky talky.

killingyouguy
10-28-2008, 12:51 PM
Wow, I can't believe people (and ones on TV for that matter) still could conceivably believe the Earth to be flat. I'd sooner believe the theory that we exist on the inside of sphere with a black hole at the center of empty space, distorting it to look like the universe.

Donal DeLay
10-28-2008, 12:52 PM
Wow, I can't believe people (and ones on TV for that matter) still could conceivably believe the Earth to be flat. I'd sooner believe the theory that we exist on the inside of sphere with a black hole at the center of empty space, distorting it to look like the universe.

What? Someone on that show actually thinks the Earth is flat?

Amos Moses
10-28-2008, 12:52 PM
Wow, I can't believe people (and ones on TV for that matter) still could conceivably believe the Earth to be flat. I'd sooner believe the theory that we exist on the inside of sphere with a black hole at the center of empty space, distorting it to look like the universe.

Remember in Men In Black-

Where the camera pulls out to reveal the whole galaxy is inside a marble that aliens are playing with? I think that's what it is.

I bet Whoopi beleives that too.

yeamon
10-28-2008, 12:53 PM
He was in Jaws. He gets a pass.

He slammed Jaws in an interview during filming, before it was even finished.

I don't even pretend to know Richard Dreyfuss, but he has always struck me as an arrogant prick. Fine actor, though.

Amos Moses
10-28-2008, 12:53 PM
he slammed jaws in an interview during filming, before it was even finished.

i don't even pretend to know richard dreyfuss, but he has always struck me as an arrogant prick. Fine actor, though.

link or gtfo!

Thomas Mauer
10-28-2008, 12:55 PM
Oliver Stone films usually have 8-15. JFK had 20.

Like this: set-up, discovery, conflict, resolution, another discovery, more set-up, another conflict, another discover, more set-up, set-up, set-up, another discovery, set-up, conflict, reslution, surprise discovery, set-up, set-up, and conflict, random unrelated resolution.

No wonder I've never managed to watch JFK in its entirety.

Jason California
10-28-2008, 12:56 PM
Joy Behar can give the black chick a run for her money in the dumb department.

yeamon
10-28-2008, 12:57 PM
link or gtfo!

It's on my Special Edition Anniversary DVD. No link.

Jason California
10-28-2008, 12:57 PM
Oh, and Richard Dreyfus requires that you agree in writing not to interrupt him before going on a talk show.

Drkemerld73
10-28-2008, 12:58 PM
He slammed Jaws in an interview during filming, before it was even finished.

I don't even pretend to know Richard Dreyfuss, but he has always struck me as an arrogant prick. Fine actor, though.

To be fair. Everyone was having a hard time working on that film.

It is the stuff of Hollywood legend.

Fourthman
10-28-2008, 12:58 PM
He's going to need a bigger career.

Amos Moses
10-28-2008, 12:59 PM
It's on my Special Edition Anniversary DVD. No link.

Well you know what this means right? You have to rip the entire movies contents (INCLUDING COMMENTARY!) and upload to BT, or you will forever be known as a liar and a man of poor character on this particular internet message board.

Dan-C
10-28-2008, 01:00 PM
I saw that episode of Entourage. He's totally out of the sequel for a younger, more handsome up and commer.

SteveFlack
10-28-2008, 01:01 PM
A buddy of mine sold Richard Dreyfuss pornography once.

-Steve!

Dan-C
10-28-2008, 01:05 PM
http://i280.photobucket.com/albums/kk200/schizorabbit/starjones-B-day.jpg

She looks like Nicole Richie.


That's not a compliment


Did you not pay attention in school when the teacher told the class to divide down to the smallest possible solution? You can divide both 6 and 8 by 2, so it's 3/4 of a great film.

Or did you try to say 5/8?

Actually, based on his description, it probably should have been 7/8 of a good film. Since there was only one thing missing.

yeamon
10-28-2008, 01:06 PM
Well you know what this means right? You have to rip the entire movies contents (INCLUDING COMMENTARY!) and upload to BT, or you will forever be known as a liar and a man of poor character on this particular internet message board.

I can take the heat. I've been lurking/posting here long enough to know that a man of poor character is in good company 'round these parts. :)

yeamon
10-28-2008, 01:08 PM
You go in the cage, cage goes in the water, you go in the water. Whoopie's in the water, our Whoopie.

Farewell and adieu to you fair Spanish Ladies...

Amos Moses
10-28-2008, 01:10 PM
I can take the heat. I've been lurking/posting here long enough to know that a man of poor character is in good company 'round these parts. :)

....

In that case I take your word for it. Still a fan of Dreyfuss though.

costello
10-28-2008, 01:20 PM
Didn't sound like a slam to me. Sounded like he was saying "it's a good film, but it could have been better if they changed the ending, and talked about the American public's reaction a little."

I agree. Plus, he made a valid point that people on the board have been making for months. Republicans get a bad wrap for having their minds made up and viewing the world with blinders on. Many Democrats can be just as narrow-minded.

Blacklisting Dreyfuss is totally unfair. And for what it's worth, I had no intention on seeing this film. Now I'm interested.

DaveCummings
10-28-2008, 01:23 PM
To be fair. Everyone was having a hard time working on that film.

It is the stuff of Hollywood legend.


Including the shark.

Mylazycat
10-28-2008, 01:37 PM
And for what it's worth, I had no intention on seeing this film. Now I'm interested.

Viral marketing!!!

Albert
10-28-2008, 02:00 PM
A buddy of mine sold Richard Dreyfuss pornography once.

-Steve!

Keeping in this thread's tradition of nitpicking, do you mean he sold pornography TO Richard Dreyfuss or "Richard Dreyfuss pornography"? Because if it's the latter, I'm a lot more interested!

Fygar
10-28-2008, 08:00 PM
Good for him. I love when entertainers speak their mind about the products they are in, and not just try to sell you on them. He seemed very genuine with his opinions of the film and the current state of things, what's wrong with that?

RickLM
10-28-2008, 08:06 PM
Oliver Stone's been using his movies to make his heavy political points for 20 years. It seems laughable that Dreyfuss would think an Oliver Stone movie on President Bush wouldn't be dripping with venom.

Foolish Mortal
10-28-2008, 08:12 PM
Dreyfuss' opinion of the film pretty much squares with most of the reviews I've read. Great acting, good direction, but lacks an ending.

I think the way Stone ended the movie was intentional. He seems to be looking at the audience and saying; "Well you all can decide how you see Bush in the end".

Mattman
10-28-2008, 08:29 PM
Alright!!
Fuck you my board.

Mylazycat
10-28-2008, 08:38 PM
Oliver Stone's been using his movies to make his heavy political points for 20 years. It seems laughable that Dreyfuss would think an Oliver Stone movie on President Bush wouldn't be dripping with venom.

It isn't. Everything I've heard says it's actually quite sympathetic to Bush.

NickKicksAssTomorrow
10-28-2008, 08:44 PM
I think i preferred it spelled as Eichard

Nick Spencer
10-28-2008, 08:45 PM
Oliver Stone's been using his movies to make his heavy political points for 20 years. It seems laughable that Dreyfuss would think an Oliver Stone movie on President Bush wouldn't be dripping with venom.

NIXON, and W, are certainly not dripping with venom, by any means.

Thomas Mauer
10-28-2008, 08:56 PM
It isn't. Everything I've heard says it's actually quite sympathetic to Bush.

Including Richard Dreyfuss in this very interview.

Mark Mavro (kryptic6)
10-29-2008, 01:06 AM
That's not slamming a film. Come on. He's being pretty honest. It appears he wanted the movie to take more of a side and from what I've heard it does in fact give a pretty empathetic portrayal of Bush, so he's not way off base. 6/8 of a great film means 3 out of 4 stars. Does anyone think this movie was 4 out of 4 stars?

I think we can forgive this.

CougarTrace
10-29-2008, 04:19 AM
good for Dreyfuss for telling the truth about he felt

Donal DeLay
10-29-2008, 07:44 PM
Including Richard Dreyfuss in this very interview.

It seems some people are just reading the post title and not watching the video.

Tom Burgos
10-29-2008, 08:58 PM
Richard Dreyfuss retired from Hollywood in 2004.


And he came back a year later to do POSEIDON. That should tell you everything you need to know.

That he did a film you didn't like?

Rod Nunley
10-30-2008, 06:32 AM
W wasn't dripping with venom. I'd say that more often than not it made Bush a sympathetic character.

ClintP
10-30-2008, 07:12 AM
He'll never top Krippendorf's Tribe, so it makes sense.

Also, 6/8? Why didn't he reduce the fraction to lowest terms? Even Hasselbeck seemed to think that was odd.

That was brilliant. I knew there was something amiss with that fraction.

ClintP
10-30-2008, 07:13 AM
A typo is a capital offense now. They'll kill you for it in Texas.

Bendis is safe since he never comes here.