Three Points - Things I Agree With

By jaredmoshe | Jared Moshé's Blog October 6, 2009 at 9:15AM

Three Points - Things I Agree With
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1) I agree with The NY Times on Roman Polanksi.

"In Europe, the prevailing mood — at least among those with access to the news media — seemed to be that Mr. Polanski has already “atoned for the sins of his young years,” as Jacek Bromski, the chief of the Polish Filmmakers Association, put it. We disagree strongly, and we were glad to see other prominent Europeans beginning to point out that this case has nothing to do with Mr. Polanski’s work or his age. It is about an adult preying on a child. Mr. Polanski pleaded guilty to that crime and must account for it." - The NY Times

2) I agree with Jon Stewart on the Democratic super majority.

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3) I agree with Bill Mechanic on the state of the film industry (and chose my favorite paragraph from this must read).

"[T]he independent world, which should be aiming to do things better and different from the Studios, doesn’t have that as a mandate at all. If anything, the only thing that independent distributors and financiers look for is the SAME. Maybe costing a little less than the Majors, but they want what the Studios want, or in “Fight Club” speak, they want copies of a copy."

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