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.
Bruce decides to spend the family fortune on capes and crime labs and to fritter away his free time fighting crazy criminals.
Now that’s an out-of-the-box calling. What sort of person makes a life change like that without radical submission?
Without that submission, without an understanding that there is something greater out there, the principles of the comic villain look far more reasonable.
Life without decency is unbearable.
…I might mention my belief that girls who like Woody Allen movies are nicer girls than girls who don’t…
…I overheard Dorothy talking to Mr Montrose and she was telling Mr Montrose that she thought that I would be great in the movies if he would write me a part that only had three expressions, Joy, Sorrow, and Indigestion.