It’s from the Dudley Moore/Peter Cook/Eleanor Bron film Bedazzled. I don’t know what recent events could have made me think of that.
Over at Mother Jones, Kevin Drum listed his top movie comedies, prefacing the list by saying, “They say you can tell more about a person by what he laughs at than by what he cries at.” I’m not sure who “they” are, or if “they” are right, but I’ll list my top ten, in no particular… Continue reading What Are My Ten Favorite Film Comedies?
Blogging’s been light recently because I’ve been wrapping up applications for fellowships for the now-seriously-it’s-ready-but-wait-let-me-change-one-last-thing Denial screenplay. But this story about the apparently well-regarded ceramic artist Charles Krafft in The Stranger drew my interest because it touches on the same subject matter as my script: Krafft, who is 65, has always had an edge to him, and it’s… Continue reading Denialism Chronicles: The Strange Case of Charles Krafft