The Willem Dafoe Appreciation Mega Post

Because his first film appearance was in The Hunger as Second Phone Booth Youth.

The teeth and the terror, in Wild At Heart.

He was the best Jesus.

And a great conductor.

He threw a cat out of a window, once.

He went fishing with John Lurie and this happened:

In To Live and Die in L.A., he plays the best villain: a tortured, sex-addicted artist turned counterfeiter. 

He was Klaus Daimler. CalmcollectedGerman.

Yet the real thing remains the best thing.

Vagina Dialogue

For a moment, I confused the plots from What Women Want and Dr T and the Women, and I genuinely thought that there was a film where Mel Gibson could hear women’s thoughts while conducting their PAP exam.

I do not miss the early aughts. 

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Stockard Channing Required

You know how they keep remaking perfectly good movies into TV series? (Fargo, Rosemary’s Baby) How about not touching those and remaking Practical Magic into a TV show because I would watch the shit out of that.image

The Five Greatest Films About Making Films

Singin’ in the Rain, Stanley Donen & Gene Kelly (1952)

Chaplin, Richard Attenborough (1992)

The Kid Stays in the Picture, Nanette Burnstein & Brett Morgen (2002)

Sunset Blvd., Billy Wilder (1950)

Son of Rambow, Garth Jennings (2007)

Why is it always the best drug & healthy food cults that go wrong?

Don’t.

If you’re thinking to yourself, oh George Clooney made a film about WWII art recoverers and it stars all my favourite actors, including Bill Murray, it must be great, well don’t. 

J’ai envie de me partir un Salt ‘n Peppa cover band. On s’appellerait Poivre de Cayenne et on serait anti-police.

Fucky Motherlucker

If stepping in dog shit means luck, I’m about to find out what stepping in dog shit and then stepping on a dead rat means.

Sunday Night in TV Land

The scene where Sally catches Don in the act on Mad Men’s season six was MY Red Wedding.

Good Night

Raise your hand if you’re more afraid going to bed in the country than in the city. Thank you, horror films.

Egyptian director Youssef Chahine on civilization. “Do you know how to love? Do you know how to care? This is civilization.”

The longest winter.

Spring roll: today’s lunch and also what I named my belly after I put on tights & a mini skirt this morning.

 

Theatre

Snatchchat. The working title of my modern age adaptation of the Vagina Monologues.