The fan letters keep coming:
I read your review of 'Sunshine Superman: The Journey of Donovan' and...I believe you're a little too over-impressed with Megastardom in and of itself, and a little too under-impressed with work quite as qualititative but which didn't sell on a mass basis. But why be different from the masses?
I think he got confused. I'm not one with the masses, I'm simply massive.
THIS WEEK IN THEATRES...
* Dark Streets, a wannabe jazz-age crime musical. Perhaps the worst movie I've seen in 2008. So bad it's bad.
* Doubt, from stage to screen, John Patrick Shanley's drama about suspicious activity at a Catholic school provokes and impresses.
UPDATED TO CRITERION CONFESSIONS...
* Trafic, a later entry in the ingenious comedy series featuring Jacques Tati as M. Hulot.
THIS WEEK IN DVD REVIEWS...
* Europa - Criterion Collection, the stylistic post-War thriller from Lars von Trier. (Also at Criterion Confessions.)
* Generation Kill, the complete Frost-Simon HBO series about the early days of the Iraq War.
* Paul Simon: Live from Philadelphia, in which the 1980s begin to swallow the troubadour, Members Only jacket and all.
* The Who at Kilburn: 1977, two-discs of monster rock!
Current Soundtrack: Jeff Buckley, Grace
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