Greenberg & Greta
“I have a weakness for actresses like Greta Gerwig. She looks reasonable and approachable. Some actresses are all edges and polish. This one, you could look up and see her walking dreamily through a bookstore, possibly with a Penguin Classic already in her hand.” ~ Roger Ebert Greta was a sweetheart but Greenberg was the most uncomfortably funny movie since, well, The Squid and the...
This is fun. You should watch it. (Hat-tip)
Roald Dahl was born today in 1916
“The endings of Dahl’s stories are almost always surprising, even when we know the twist is coming. This talent, it turns out, applied equally to the author’s own life. In a hospital, surrounded by family, Dahl reassured everyone, sweetly, that he wasn’t afraid of death. ‘It’s just that I will miss you all so much,’ he said—the perfect final words. Then, as everyone sat quietly...