Downey’s Douchiness Reconsidered

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After seeing The Soloist last night, says New York's David Edelstein — who previously wrote about a certain already-infamous press conference here — "it’s easier to see why Robert Downey Jr. bristled when asked what his character in Tropic Thunder would say about Jamie Foxx’s performance as the brilliant, schizophrenic cellist Nathaniel Ayers — easier to see and easier to excuse." [Projectionist]