Monday, April 07, 2014

Robert REDford Comes Out in Captain America: The Winter Soldier

SPOILERS for Captain America: The Winter Soldier below-
I wrote the following in April 2013 for Front Page Magazine. See why Robert Redford has Zero problem playing a character who thinks mass murder is the answer:
“ALL OF IT,” said Robert Redford, when asked if he supported the bombings by The Weather Underground.
Redford came out for terrorism on a mainstream morning television show in an interview with democrat-operative-leftist-hack George Stephanopoulos, who was slobbering over Redford’s pro-terrorist movie, The Company You Keep. I drew the accompanying illustration of Redford days ago, and I wonder if he’s for the terrorist attack in Boston today. Or maybe he wants to wait and see if it’s leftist terrorists before he decides he’s all for it. Below is a list of what Robert Redford was for, via Sean Hannity on FOX News.
The Weather Underground’s history of terrorism consisted of:
1970: SFPD Bombing (1 Killed)
1970: NYPD Bombing (7 Hurt)
1970: NYC Explosion (3 Killed)
1971-72: Capital & Pentagon Attacked
1981: Armed Robbery (3 Killed)
(As John Boot at PJ Media notesThe Vietnam War, of course, had been over for years, [by 1981] which gives the lie to the film’s claim that the Southeast Asia conflict was anything but a pretext for the terrorist network.)
“Variety magazine has already created sympathetic buzz with a barrage of articlescalling the movie an “unabashedly heartfelt but competent tribute to 1960s idealism,” adding that “[t]here is something undeniably compelling, perhaps even romantic, about America’s ’60s radicals and the compromises they did or didn’t make.”
What Variety is saying is that Redford’s film is an: “unabashedly heartfelt but competent tribute to 1960s terrorism,” adding that “There is something undeniably compelling, perhaps even romantic, about American terrorists and the compromises they did or did not make.”
To fully appreciate who Robert Redford’s heroes are, Obama’s friend and co-founder of The Weather Underground, Bill Ayers, planned to murder 25 million Americans.
And instead of being shunned for his naked support of terrorism, Hollywood rewards Redford with a prominent part in the next Captain America film. Maybe he’ll play the anti-Captain America? No, because, as he’s done throughout his career, he needs to play some decent, semi-pro-American characters every once in a while in order to fund his Anti-American films.
SPOILER for Captain America: Winter Soldier:
Now, having seen the movie, he clearly doesn't give a damn to hide who he is anymore. He's 77 years old and, from what I read, Redford wanted to go out with his character saying, "Hail Hydra". 
"Redford does not say any lines he doesn't want to say, and wisely so. He's been doing this for so long that he would come to the directors or come to us and say, 'You don't need these three lines, because once I've said these other lines, you'll see the rest of them in my face.' And it's absolutely true. Sometimes you write for a much worse actor than you get. If a guy like Redford wants to say 'Hail Hydra,' then it's just like, hell yes."

Listen to my and Amy Peikoff's review of Captain America: The Winter Soldier on her show, Don't Let It Go…Unheard.

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