Last week I flew back from Beijing on Air China and they had a very limited English-language movie library for the 11 hour flight. I watched Roman Polanski's award-winning 2002 film with Adrien Brody, The Pianist, and a less well-known new movie set in Prague, Anthropoid. Show More Summary
A few days ago I flew back from Beijing on Air China and they had a very limited English-language movie library for the 11 hour flight. I watched Roman Polanski's award-winning 2002 film with Andien Brody, The Pianist, and a less well-known new movie set in Prague, Anthropoid. Show More Summary
During last night's Golden Globes, Meryl Streep - who gave convicted child rapist Roman Polanski a standing ovation in 2003, vomited forth a pithy anti-Trump diatribe in which she parroted a well-debunked piece of MSM #FakeNews claiming the President-elect mocked disabled reporter Serge Kovaleski. Show More Summary
Isn’t that interesting. A video from 2003 where pedophile and child rapist, Roman Polanski, received an Oscar has surfaced. As his award is announced, you can see a whole room
Meryl Streep giving child rapist Roman Polanski a standing ovation.
"Many educated people want to boycott Woody Allen because of an accusation of rape, and I couldn’t get my sensitive friends to go see a Roman Polanski film with me if I paid them, but a clever Ezra Pound quote doesn’t seem to bother anyone. Indeed, it makes one seem more sensitive to know Ezra […]
The controversy continues over film director Roman Polanski and his failed extradition to the U.S. over charges of having sex with a 13-year-old child. This news comes per the New York Times, which reported on Tuesday that Poland’s Supreme Court rejected a government request to extradite the Oscar award-winning film director Polanski back to the... Show More Summary
The current Polish government had asked the court to allow the extradition of the director (who is a dual citizen of Poland and France) to the U.S. over his notorious statutory rape charge from the 1970s.
Director Roman Polanski scored a key legal victory in Poland on Tuesday when the country’s top court rejected an extradition request from the U.S. stemming from the filmmaker’s 1977 Los Angeles case in which he pleaded guilty to having sex with a minor. The Polish Supreme Court in Warsaw ruled...
Poland's Supreme Court has definitively rejected the U.S. request for extradition of Director Roman Polanski, now 83, for a crime that occurred in 1977. Poland joins France and Switzerland as countries where Polanski can live and work, free... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Efforts to extradite Roman Polanski from Poland have come to a "definitive end," with the Oscar-winning director staying put in Europe, Reuters reports. According to the BBC, Polanski fled the US in 1978 after admitting to having sex with a 13-year-old girl. The US sought his extradition from Poland in...
The two-year extradition case involving Roman Polanski, the director of “Chinatown,” “Rosemary’s Baby,” “Repulsion” and other cinema classics, is over. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the Supreme Court of Poland closed the case, rejecting the Polish government’s request to extradite...
Roman Polanski will get to stay in Poland after all, as the country’s Supreme Court has denied U.S. efforts to extradite the director, Variety reports. This latest ruling effectively ends legal efforts to bring Polanski back to the United States to serve out the remainder of his sentence for raping a 13-year-old girl back in 1977. Show More Summary
Roman Polanski has been living in France and Poland since fleeing rape charges in 1978, as a dual citizen. He has continued to direct films, and has resisted numerous attempts from the U.S. to extradite him from either country, including an arrest in Switzerland that led to 10 months under house arrest in 2009. The… Read more...
Poland's Supreme Court on Tuesday confirmed that the country would refuse to detain and extradite filmmaker Roman Polanski to the U.S.
Poland’s supreme court on Tuesday upheld an earlier verdict that Oscar-winning filmmaker Roman Polanski cannot be extradited to the United States over a 1977 child sex conviction, bringing a definitive end to the Polish case. The top...Show More Summary
The Oscar-winning filmmaker is wanted in the United States over a decades-old conviction for having sex with a 13-year-old girl.