WHERE HAVE THEY GONE?
Back in the days when the "studio system" ran Hollywood, the studios generated some great product. Specifically, tough guys. The type of leading man who commanded attention whenever he entered a scene is rarely found in the current crop of films produced today. Those days are long gone, as well as good film product. Are the two connected? I think so.
Kimberley Strassel, in a Wall Street journal piece, laments the lack of tough guys in today's films. But, she did find one who was worthy of a nomination. Read it here.
Hat tip to Tinkerty Tonk