Being John Malkovich
Author Brian Raftery talks about "Election," "Being John Malkovich" and a few other favorites of that landmark year in film.
Do not mess with Malkovich online.
So basically now I'm thinking we're everywhere and nowhere; we're all the same; there is no such thing as time, or at least it's very slippery; today is tomorrow; I am he as you are he as you are me and we are all together; AND, to top it all off, we can all live forever.
My last day at the Sundance Film Festival ended with a big bang: The Raid 2, Gareth Evans' sequel to his eye-popping 2011 action film The Raid. And it was a good day prior to that, with a pair of mysterious films -- one a sci-fi thriller, one a marital comedy -- and most of an eye-opening documentary.
Is this oversight wholly the fault of the Academy? Who else, unless we all agree it's somehow natural or fitting for great comedies to be treated like the second-class citizens of cinema.
Barthes was willing to give us some insight into her definition of soul and what it's like dealing with actors raised in the land of Stanislavski.