February 16, 2010
A play and its review, under a minute.
For me it’s a timely and largely sympathetic portrayal of the lonely and peripatetic existence of a career soldier.
Thanks for this, JAFB.
Haha. Stephen, you might have just triggered an internet meme here.
It is also one of theater’s greatest melodramas, with a dark subtext about the inseparability of pain and pleasure, nevertheless brimming with humanism and a hope of escape and happiness.
You took the words right out of my mouth!
My own favorite scene is the one in BANANAS where he comes off the plane wearing a fake beard paroting every line from the “interpretor.”
Ya, that was one hilarious scene. In fact, give me any scene from his “early, funny films” and I’ll be laughing out loud all day.
“Two Wongs don’t make a white!”, Ha.
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