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Old 10-06-17, 08:38 PM
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James Woods retires from acting

http://www.latimes.com/entertainment...htmlstory.html


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James Woods is retiring from the entertainment industry and news of his exit came in the most unusual of ways on Friday: through a press release related to a property he’s selling in Rhode Island.

The Oscar-nominated star’s news came via the real estate agent Allen Gammons, who is listing Woods’ Exeter, R.I., lake property, according to the Associated Press.

Gammons said the 70-year-old “Ray Donovan” alum wants to relax and simplify his life by selling his many real estate holdings on both coasts, the Providence Journal reported. He added that since Woods' brother and mother recently died, the veteran actor hopes to spend more time on passions including photography, antiquing and poker.
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At one point I thought he was one of the best at his craft, an amazing actor (Videodrome, Salvador, The Onion Field, OUATIA, Another Day in Paradise, Best Seller, Cop, The Boost, True Believer, Nixon).
Even in shitty movies he would still shine. Then 16 years ago he lost his mind...
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I haven't seen him in a movie for awhile (Virgin Suicides from 2000 whatever is the last thing I remember), but do people hate him? I have some passing knowledge of him getting into a fight with some actress on twitter last week... Other than that I'm ignorant of any James Woods PR nightmare.
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I haven't seen him in a movie for awhile (Virgin Suicides from 2000 whatever is the last thing I remember), but do people hate him? I have some passing knowledge of him getting into a fight with some actress on twitter last week... Other than that I'm ignorant of any James Woods PR nightmare.
He goes pretty conserva-crazy on Twitter. Like 'we won, libtard snowflake' type stuff. If you like to cozy up and agree with Sean Hannity and crank it up to Rush Limbaugh, you'd probably like Woods' Twitter.
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Is he still doing the Monroe musical?
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Now if he could just retire from social media as well.
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He goes pretty conserva-crazy on Twitter. Like 'we won, libtard snowflake' type stuff. If you like to cozy up and agree with Sean Hannity and crank it up to Rush Limbaugh, you'd probably like Woods' Twitter.
While 99% of Hollywood are crazy Liberals, it's refreshing to see a crazy Conversative out there too.
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Old 10-07-17, 12:23 PM
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He can finally go back to working the Kwik-E Mart
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This is the perfect response.
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Easy to retire when no one will hire you.
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If Woods' TV show "Shark" didn't get cancelled 10 years ago after 2 seasons, he could have made a decent transition to TV. That was like the perfect show for CBS. Law procedural with a relatively big name like James Woods. It could have gone at least 5-6 years. However, the writer's strike in it's 2nd season killed it.

I looked at his IMDB resume over the last decade and he hasn't really done much. Mostly low budget movies, TV and voice over work.
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I do think he's great in John Carpenter's Vampires.
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Then 16 years ago he lost his mind...
I must of missed that. What happened to him?
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I must of missed that. What happened to him?
Became vocally conservative = lost his mind.
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Became vocally conservative = lost his mind.
Patricia Heaton and Kelsey Grammer are openly conservative but I don't hear anyone question their sanity
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There is being conservative and then there is being Dennis Miller nutjobbery. James Woods fits into that mold.
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Is he still doing the Monroe musical?
Yeah so is Dice the last thing he did?
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k, thx bye.
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Became vocally conservative = lost his mind.
The same thing happened with Jon Voight, and yet he comes across as a sane individual. Could it be that unlike Woods, he doesn’t tweet wild conspiracy theories?
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Woods being a jerk to cast and crew wouldn't surprise me a bit. But, within film/TV, you're (as the director) supposed to harness and manipulate that and put it into the performance. If Hollywood only hired "nice people", we wouldn't have the diversity necessary to make good movies. Imagine Blade Runner 2049 ... starring 40 Tom Hanks' (Tom Hanksaie?).
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Woods being a jerk to cast and crew wouldn't surprise me a bit. But, within film/TV, you're (as the director) supposed to harness and manipulate that and put it into the performance. If Hollywood only hired "nice people", we wouldn't have the diversity necessary to make good movies. Imagine Blade Runner 2049 ... starring 40 Tom Hanks' (Tom Hanksaie?).

Lot's of actors/directors are jerks who treat the crew awful but you can only get away with it when you at top and making a studio money.See (Charlie Sheen,Eddie Murphy,Kevin Costner) It's basically **ck you money or **ck you talent

Eventually everyone's **ck you pass for being an a**hole expires. The people who last longest in Hollywood are those that treat others with dignity even when their at the top of the mountain.
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