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The Clooney Question

The Clooney Question

With reports indicating that George Clooney’s Leatherheads will have a disappointing opening weekend, a healthy “debate” has developed in the comments at Hollywood Elsewhere. The basic questions: Is George Clooney really as big a movie star as the media makes him out to be? Does he really connect with Middle America in the same way that his pals Matt Damon and Brad Pitt do? He’s an Oscar winner and very talented, but his biggest blockbusters have been the Ocean’s films, with runners-up The Perfect Storm and Batman & Robin (but those two are over a decade old).

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