Joshua Gizelt (swashbuckler332) wrote,
Joshua Gizelt

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Just because Charlton Heston is now Solyent Green doesn't mean he wasn't talented, damn it...

Look... anybody who knows me knows how repugnant I found Charlton Heston's views. That's not the point. This "good riddance" shit is rude... and I can handle rude, that doesn't bother me. It's the idea that his fucked up politics somehow denies the quality of his work that bothers me. Heston was a phenomenal actor, and he has been in some excellent films, and he has been excellent in films that haven't been so great. The proof of the pudding is in the taste,¹ however, and his work speaks for itself:


¹ Always a dangerous expression to use with melancthe around to arch an eyebrow...
Tags: cinema, jerry goldsmith, memorial, movie moments, patrick doyle

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