After years of receiving love from no one but some hip critics and an especially devoted fanbase, Joss Whedon finally hit it big this year with The Avengers. He’s a name, and as such we might start looking to him for his opinions on things that don’t concern film and television. And Whedon is all too happy to offer his views. Such as in this video, released yesterday, and which already has over a million YouTube hits, in which he explains why Mitt Romney is the preferable candidate for President of the United States. | Full Story
Deadline.com just announced that Friday Night Light’s writer and director Peter Berg asked presidential candidate Mitt Romney to stop using the slogan ‘Clear Eyes. Full Hearts. Can’t Lose.’ in his campaign. Friday Night Lights is based on the trials and tribulations of a Texas high school football team and their coach, played by Kyle Chandler.
Berg sent an official letter to the governor stating “Your politics and campaign are clearly not aligned with the themes we portrayed in our series.” It’s interesting that Romney would even use a slogan from Friday Night Lights. The dramatic television series covered controversial topics such as abortion, military families, homosexuality, and even murder – plenty of motif’s Romney wouldn’t want associated with his campaign. | Full Story
Hollywood star and long time conservative Clint Eastwood, has endorsed Mitt Romney in the race for President of the United States. While attending a fundraiser in Sun Valley, Idaho, the Oscar award-winner told the crowd that, Romney will “restore a decent tax system that we need badly.”
As the Dirty Harry star sat in the crowd, Romney saw him and asked him to come to the stage. As the actor walked to the stage the presidential Republican candidate said, “There is a guy here from the world of acting, who has pursued his dreams in a very unusual way. | Full Story