June 12th, 2009
08:32 AM ET
My words are fresh off Thursday’s red carpet event; Michael Douglas being honored by friends and colleagues with an AFI Life Achievement Award. Douglas is the 37th recipient to receive this “highest honor” given for a career in film. I wish I had more to write about tonight’s event, than list his movies and name the roles he's won Oscars for – “Wall Street,” and “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest.”
Oh wait, I can list the number of “colleagues” who showed up as well, sadly I can’t tell you what they said – they were only on the arrival lines, long enough for a photo-op.
Contrary to how I might sound, I am not bitter and I would be lying if I said no one talked to press. But I do wonder why all these celebrities show up to these red carpet events and don't talk to any of the media outlets. At one point in their careers, these “A-List” talents were all fresh faces, eager to get a few questions thrown their way and be a “Chatty Cathy,” but now that they’ve been in a few block bluster films and have a couple of golden statues on their mantle - does that make them too cool for us?
Back to the honoree and his celebratory moment, what’s your most memorable Michael Douglas role?
From around the web
About this blog
Our daily cheat-sheet for breaking celebrity news, Hollywood buzz and your pop-culture obsessions.