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July 23, 2005

Scarlett Johansson's Theory Of Filmmaking? Shut Up And Entertain

Or words to that approximate effect:

'I don't believe movies should deliver messages," says Scarlett Johansson. "After you've paid 10 bucks to see it β€” 15 bucks with popcorn β€” you just want to be entertained."

In related news, Tom Cruise is now officially nuttier than a Snickers Bar:

[Scarlett Johansson was] at one point was also attached to "Mission: Impossible III," but dropped out due to scheduling conflicts (and, it has been rumored, a falling out with Tom Cruise when he attempted to convert her to Scientology).

Come on, Tom... do a remake of Travolta's Battlefield Earth. You know you want to. Invest a couple of hundred million dollars of your own money into it and film three entire movies, simultaneously, like they did with Lord of the Rings.

Travolta's film only did poorly at the box office because it didn't tell enough of this wonderful story, nor slip in enough of L. Ron Hubbard's philosophy. With you fronting the project, it could make a fortune.

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