Roman Polanski Wants Rape Case Dismissed Through Documentary

Oscar-winning director Roman Polanski is due in Los Angeles court on January 21 for a hearing in the now 31-year-old statutory rape case that caused him to flee the country in the late 70s. In an attempt to avoid the hearing, Polanksi's lawyers are asking a California judge to dismiss the case entirely in light of new… »12/03/08 9:30am12/03/08 9:30am


Which Is Worse: Roman Polanski Banging A 13-Year-Old Or Hollywood Blindly Embracing Him Despite It All?

Last night, HBO premiered the documentary Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired, about the director's statutory rape case involving his alleged affair with a 13-year-old girl, and his subsequent fleeing of the country. Because of the channel's embedded copyright protection, I wasn't able to burn it off TV and post a clip… »6/10/08 5:00pm6/10/08 5:00pm