As the corpse of the 2016 American election still twitches, anyone and everyone is hightailing it to their social media channels to vent their spleen. Even hearing the words “President Trump” spoken out loud sends chills down the spine, and so we’ve sought solace in what a couple of the great and good in the world of movies have had to say on the matter…
The world has changed. But who we are, what we believe in, what we stand for – each of us – will be as true tomorrow as it is today.
— Guillermo del Toro (@RealGDT) November 9, 2016
I was with Al Gore the night the Supreme Count took the presidency away from him. Never thought I could be more devastated. Until now.
— Rob Reiner (@robreiner) November 9, 2016
Despair opens the door for evil. Now is the time to double down on hope, on your beliefs. Together we will find a way. I believe in us.
— zoe kazan (@zoeinthecities) November 9, 2016
The majority vanquished a strong smart woman for a dangerous mediocre man. Business as usual.
— Paul Feig (@paulfeig) November 9, 2016
“The next wave of fascism will come not with cattle cars and camps. It will come with a friendly face.” – Bertram Gross, “Friendly Fascism”
— Michael Moore (@MMFlint) November 9, 2016
I need to wake up early and buy tons of stock in a wall building company! And logs! And metal! And levelers!
— Judd Apatow (@JuddApatow) November 9, 2016
Going out for a walk…to Canada.
— edgarwright (@edgarwright) November 9, 2016
Trump learned from Berlusconi that being president is a good way not to go to jail. Their horrible hair, fake tan, trophy wives… pic.twitter.com/cPY3RQFmbL
— Asia Argento (@AsiaArgento) November 9, 2016
Attorney General Rudolph Giuliani.
This is now a reality.#ElectionNight
— Adam McKay (@GhostPanther) November 9, 2016
Climate change is #1 issue, b/c if we don’t address, literally nothing else matters. Our task: force him (trick him?) into paying attention.
— David Wain (@davidwain) November 9, 2016
Published 9 Nov 2016
Director Anthony Baxter takes an ineffectual swipe at potential world leader and heartless golf course builder, The Donald.
The beloved Looney Toon is set to make his big screen bow courtesy of Warner Bros.
By Simran Hans
Simran Hans considers the link between two of America’s most prominent and progressive leading men.