LEADERS of Russia’s Communist party have condemned Australia’s Cate Blanchett as a “second-rate actor” and a “running dog of the CIA”, for her role in the new Indiana Jones film.
They say the movie is crude anti-Soviet propaganda that distorts history and have called for it to be banned from Russian screens.
Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull stars Harrison Ford as an archeologist in 1957 competing with an evil KGB agent, played by Cate Blanchett, to find a skull endowed with mystic powers.
“What galls is how together with America we defeated Hitler, and how we sympathised when Bin Laden hit them. But they go ahead and scare kids with Communists. These people have no shame,” said Viktor Perov, a Communist Party member in Russia’s second city of St Petersburg…..