Michael Douglas has come to the conclusion that British and Aussie male leading actors are snaking all the major studio film roles because American actors have become super pussified. Douglas later hedged and explained that the social media culture in the U.S. encourages male actors to spend time grooming their public images rather than honing their craft. Which I think means banging women with your eyes open so you can at least pull off a decent Bond or Indiana Jones. Even gay British actors are pulling off masculine stronger than the American men who book films by looking flawless and retweeting Ghandi on Caitlin Jenner’s rights.
In the U.S., we have this relatively asexual or unisex area with sensitive young men and we don’t have many Channing Tatums or Chris Pratts, while the Aussies do.
When Chris Pratt and Channing Tatum are your last bastion of American masculinity, we’ve reached the end of our sad tale. The desiccated corpse of John Wayne has more bad-ass left in it’s pelvic bone then Ryan Gosling, Ryan Reynolds, Zac Efron, Chris Pine, James Franco, Jake Gyllenhaal, Justin Timberlake, and Ashton Kutcher. Bingo. I just named the Bruce Vilanch steam room dream team. We can’t beat China at math but we used to dominate pasty white Anglicans at being manly. No more. Finish painting your boat. We set sail at dawn for a rugged foreign port. The age of man is over around these parts.
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