I seem finally to have stopped worrying about Elinor, and age. She seems now to be perfectly normal — about twenty-five, a witty control freak. I like her but I can see how she would drive you mad. She’s just the sort of person you’d want to get drunk, just to make her giggling and silly.
Usually when you see females in movies, they feel like they have these metallic structures around them, they are caged by male energy.
I thought Star Wars was too wacky for the general public.
Remember the great film with Bette Davis, All About Eve? There’s a scene after the scheming Eve steals Margo’s role through trickery & then gets this magnificent review. Margo of course is effing & blinding all over the place. And crying. Her director rushes into her house, puts his arms around her & says, “I ran all the way”. That’s what I want.
Joanne Woodward’s Mrs. Bridge is one of the best performances ever given on film of a middle-aged woman.
The score is in your subconscious. Sit down long enough at a keyboard and it will come out.
Today I found an old friend. -Ed Burns via Purple Violets
We told each other what movies we were currently watching and what books we were reading.
All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.
…I might mention my belief that girls who like Woody Allen movies are nicer girls than girls who don’t…