We've seen Tim Robbins lose it in movies. And we've seen him -- amazingly -- not lose it on Bill Maher's show. But according to Gawker, a voter at Robbins's polling station in New York' s West Village, reported the actor had a meltdown while waiting to vote that required police attention. Who knows if this is true or what actually happened. But this turn out might be getting the best of some people. Meanwhile, my grandmother has waited six decades for today yet managed to keep her cool while waiting forever to vote.
As for Robbins, true or not, the first thing that comes to mind is his recent meltdown in Henry Bean's microscopic and overwrought film "Noise." He played a nice New Yorker driven bananas by car alarms and sirens. Ok, really, I thought about the poster and its tag line:"The difference is I do something about it."
About Movie Nation
ContributorsTy Burr is a film critic with The Boston Globe.
Mark Feeney is an arts writer for The Boston Globe.
Janice Page is movies editor for The Boston Globe.
Tom Russo is a regular correspondent for the Movies section and writes a weekly column on DVD releases.
Katie McLeod is Boston.com's features editor.
Rachel Raczka is a producer for Lifestyle and Arts & Entertainment at Boston.com.
Emily Wright is an Arts & Entertainment producer for Boston.com.
Take 2 reviews and podcast
Look for new reviews by Ty Burr and Wesley Morris at the end of each week in multiple formats.