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Mythmaker reviews Ian McKellen live one-man show... A KNIGHT OUT!!!! RE: X2 and LOTR!!!

Hey folks, Harry here... Well it certainly sounds like Sir Ian had a rollicking good time with this Vancouver audience. Of course I've found in my experience with Ian at the few times I've been fortunate enough to be in the same proximity, that Ian seems to always be having a good time. He's a wonderfully delightful person that is just as cool as they come. One of the kindest and sweetest souls out there. I'm disheartened to hear about the X2 problems below and I hope they do not affect the film itself, which I hear is coming out tremendously. However, personally of the auctioned items, I would most want that Union Jack umbrella... reminds me of the Umbrella he held while riding Shadowfax in Minas Tirith during my visit all those years ago! Here ya go...

Hey Harry,

I've posted a few things in the past about stuff going on up in here in rainy Vancouver, thought you might like a little report on Ian McKellan's one man show - "A KNIGHT OUT".

Sir Ian McKellan has been in Vancouver since early June for shooting of X-Men 2 and he has entrenched himself in the local community and made many friends by attending all kinds of events both small and large with no personal gain. Truly an amazing spirit. Last night, as a fundraiser for The Vancouver Playhouse Theatre he put on his renowned one man show "A Knight Out" which hasn't been on stage in some five years. This was a one-off event which was only announced last week and with very little publicity. It was of course, a sell out!

Sir Ian made an hilarious entrance through the back of the auditorium wearing a Burberry coat and carrying an umbrella and a large Union Jack flag! He made his way onto a stage simply decorated with a lectern, an armchair, a small table and a curious line of 8 pairs of varying shoes! After auctioning off the baseball cap he was wearing for $100 he then playfully tried on the various shoes to find a good match, the audience cheering for the pair that was the best match. He picked up a very cool looking pair of white shoes and told the audience that they were the pair of shoes he wore as Magneto in the jail cell at the end of X-Men - "Who wants them?" The audience went nuts and bidding immediately went to $200 and some lucky kid in the front row got them as I seethed with envy and wished I had more coin...

For the next 90 minutes Sir Ian entertained the audience with stories from his life and several readings and Shakespearean monologues. The show was extremely loose in format and very informal which was quite refreshing, (as though he were inviting us into his living room for a chat). He told the audience that this wasn't really his "Knight Out" show and that he was just making it up as he went along - "...since we've got your money now, what do we care?" he said with a twinkle in his eye. Throughout the evening he often paused to allow the audience questions and these ranged from what he did to prepare for the role of Gandalf and questions about coming out with his sexuality.

The highlight of the evening was when he produced a copy of Lord of the Rings and asked if he could read for us. He then read the opening scene in The Shire up to Gandelf's firework display. "Shall I read some more?" he asked, and then, to our delight read from the bridge confrontation with the Balrog sequence. His voice boomed around the theatre as he roared "YOU CANNOT PASS HERE!" to rapturous applause. Closing the book he then asked, "Do you want to know how The Two Towers begins? ...You mustn't tell anyone I told you!" (sorry Sir Ian, I couldn't resist...).

Not sure if this is true but this is what he told the audience:- The film begins with a gorgeous panoramic view of the mountains, a voice is heard in the background yelling "The dark fire will not avail you, flame of Udun. Go back to the shadow! You cannot pass... " Then the camera turns into the rocks nearby and smashes through them as Gandelf yells "Fly, you fools!" - we then see a repeat of the shot from Fellowship but instead of Gandelf falling away from the camera into the darkness, this time the camera races after him, following him down - and then we see a great battle between Gandelf and the Balrog... Thats all Sir Ian would say, apparently thats all he has seen of the movie. Anyway, it was entertaining stuff!

Towards the end of the evening Sir Ian auctioned off a neck chain with the X-Men II emblem on it which all the cast received and this went for $400. In the lobby of the theatre was a silent auction with several "Lord of the Rings" goodies (lobby posters, DVDs etc.) all of which were autographed. The bidding was way out of my league unfortunately. The top item was an X-Men II poster signed by the entire cast and bidding for this item when I left was upto $1000! Several members of the cast were in attendance but I only glimpsed Alan Cummings. Apparently Hugh Jackman, Bryan Singer and pyro (don't know the actor for this role) were also there.

All in all, it was a wonderful night that passed by all too quickly.

On a side note I have heard several disheartening stories from the set of X-Men II from 2 seperate (and reliable) sources) - Bryan Singer is reportedly not happy to be directing the movie and has on several occassions left set after calling "action". This has not gone down well with some of the actors. Halle Berry bailed on the movie and refused to come back until they paid her more money and has said she will NEVER work with Singer again. They are spending in the region of $1.5 million PER DAY and the budget is now up to a whopping $240 million! Let's hope things still come together...

Sorry for the length of this report feel free to just pull the bits that you think are of interest.

Keep up the good work guys!

I am MYTHMAKER

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  • Nov. 12, 2002, 3:39 a.m. CST

    Primero!!!

    by prickle28

    Great googaly-moogaly! Yo soy primero.

  • Nov. 12, 2002, 3:41 a.m. CST

    Sledgehammer is a cum guzzler.

    by Zod_Is_Back

    Firsts are for complete fucking losers. Why don't you go suck Ian McKellan's old pecker. He'd probably let you do it for a thousand dollars.

  • Nov. 12, 2002, 3:46 a.m. CST

    I hope one of those AICN guys comes and deletes all your dumbass

    by Zod_Is_Back

  • Nov. 12, 2002, 3:48 a.m. CST

    Sledgehammer, you're a fucking tool. Shut the hell up!

    by Zod_Is_Back

  • Nov. 12, 2002, 3:50 a.m. CST

    Wow that was fast. Good job boys. Teach that Sledgehammer idio

    by Zod_Is_Back

  • Nov. 12, 2002, 4:10 a.m. CST

    Conflict of interest?

    by Lazarus Long

    How do many of the film geeks here reconcile their love for all things LOTR with their raging homophobia? It must be hard to sing McKellen's praises when you're calling people "fags" on every other talkback. You would think a brilliant and openly gay actor who has portrayed two icons or dorkdom would change the way people feel and act here, but sadly it's not the case.

  • Nov. 12, 2002, 4:18 a.m. CST

    They are filmining in Canada, right? So my gues is 240m Canadian

    by Aronld Scazziger

    wouldn't be too surprised

  • Nov. 12, 2002, 4:23 a.m. CST

    wtf?

    by Aronld Scazziger

    arrrghhh ... typos suck.

  • Nov. 12, 2002, 4:27 a.m. CST

    I certainly hope the sequel to X-MEN....

    by Dolemite_fan

    is better than the first installment. The opening with Magneto in the concentration was ill, but the movie quickly unravelled for me after that. That asshole Toad, is what ALMOST made me leave, who was just a leap (pun intended I suppose) above the insipid "Mrs. Uncle Jesse." That part with her on the airplane talking to that senator was god awful. I'll continue to hold Mr. Singer in contempt until he proves otherwise. Oh and about Ian McKellan, that wouldve been cool as hell to attend that one man show of his.

  • Nov. 12, 2002, 5:13 a.m. CST

    WTF

    by zerogundamx

    Halle is a fucking whore. Dieee!@

  • Nov. 12, 2002, 5:24 a.m. CST

    can't wait can't wait

    by MeatCleaverMojo

    the first one wasn't perfect but it was damn good! i was impressed with it...i just can't see how you make the first x-men movie without beast and angel...at least they threw iceman a little screen time. but all in all it was a good movie. who cares about the budget, they'll market the shit out of it anyway, by christmas 2003 every kid in north america will be snuggling up to his/her scratch and sniff, sulfur smelling, tickle me nightcrawler. fuck halle booby, throw jada pinkett smith in there, nobody will know the fucking difference. just as long as they hang on to hugh jackman, that dude WAS wolverine. i wish they would throw ben affleck in there somewhere so all the talkback pricks could whine about how much they know X2 will gargle rhino balls. i still hate you guys, you know who you are.

  • Nov. 12, 2002, 5:27 a.m. CST

    A lot of that sounds like Bullshit.

    by KONG33

    Cool description of the show. Who are these people who ask about other's sexuality? It just sounds immature. Wasn't that covered over ten years ago? Cool items, too. Singer is angry, huh? Sounds like bullshit, but we'll see.

  • Nov. 12, 2002, 6:24 a.m. CST

    X2 not a walk in the park? hmmmmm. Singer not happy.

    by KingKarll

    ....that one suprises me. He is a good director and seemed to be the ideal guy for the franchise. These things do happen. For what it's worth I liked the first one-and can imagine #2 will be better. McKellan adds a touch of class to these things no doubt about it. TTT will be good too.

  • this show sounds ticky, a combination of tacky and icky.

  • Nov. 12, 2002, 10:15 a.m. CST

    I don't buy it.

    by simongarth2001

    240 million? I really don't think so. The budjet for this one is well under 100 million....I dont buy it balooning up to 240. Singer storming off and Halle being a Bitch. Now thats easy to believe, but I don't really give a rats puckered ,pink ass.No matter what, I'm sure it will be better than the last, so I'm not sweating. But if they screw up the Fantastic Four,(which is likely since the writer doesn't seem to know what the characters are all about, and the director.....uh...."bring it on?".......nuff said.

  • Nov. 12, 2002, 11:10 a.m. CST

    I've read about this event from another source, and the Two Towe

    by Andy Travis

    Don't know anything about the X2 problems, but I've read another account of the evening, though less detailed. It jibes with this one, generally.

  • Nov. 12, 2002, 11:25 a.m. CST

    X2 miscasting

    by Tellinstories

    Problems with the casting in this film also. Halle Berry as Storm, not! Famke Janssen as Dr. Jean Grey. She is not a doctor in the comics. She didn't bring that much into the role. Worst of all Anna Paquin as Rogue. I've always had that problem with her as Rogue. They are all good actors but not in their roles. Pyro, I think is part of the Brotherhood. What is he doing with the X-men?

  • Nov. 12, 2002, 11:34 a.m. CST

    I hope that stuff about X-Men 2 is bullshit...

    by Dr_Zoidberg

    But knowing our luck its probably true. Halle Berry being a bitch I can buy, but Singer walking off... nah, I don't go for it. And as for the budget, I think as someone else pointed out that if that is true, it will be Canadian dollars, so its still expensive, but not too bad.

  • Nov. 12, 2002, 12:08 p.m. CST

    eh, who needs Halle Barry anyway?

    by brother_seamus

    Even tho that guy that plays cyclops is a milquetoast weenie, i still don't think halle could kick his ass for control of the team (like storm did, without her powers as well, way back when.) and jada pinkett smith couldn't either. they need angela basset as storm. SHE is a badass who could believably go toe-to-toe with someone like hugh jackman's wolverine if need be. oh, and now i'm even more stoked than i possibly thought i could be for TTT!

  • Nov. 12, 2002, 12:12 p.m. CST

    240 million dollars of bullshit

    by Wee Willie

    It's simply not true. Rumors. Period.

  • Nov. 12, 2002, 12:25 p.m. CST

    Halle Barry

    by Glass

    The woman cannot act. Sure, she's a hot piece of ass. If the acadamy had nominated and elected her as best actress for being a tight, hot piece of chocolate ass, fine, give her my vote, she's in. But to say she's the best actress of the year? That's laughable. The woman couldn't act her way out of a White Gentleman's Only club in the 50's in Mississippi. Every time I see her in a movie, I am shocked that she still gets jobs.

  • Nov. 12, 2002, 1:06 p.m. CST

    Shut up Tellinstories

    by Hoof Hearted

    Shut the fuck up, you lame, continuity baggage fuck. "Jean's not a docter in the comics." Shut up you whiny bitch. Here, let me help, Pyro ISN'T in the Brotherhood in the world of the movie, so shut up, moron. Fucking purists give comic readers a bad name. Go drive off a cliff.

  • Nov. 12, 2002, 1:29 p.m. CST

    Ian Mckellen's cool, but that X-men 2 rumour sounds ridiculous

    by Dragonfire

    Why would Bryan Singer suddenly turn on the project. He's seemed pretty passionate about it until now, and as much as Halle Berry irritates me at times she doesnt seem like the type of actress who'd do that, unless the oscar got to her head. I'll believe it when I see it, because 'reliable sources' is a term that gets thrown around too often these days.

  • Nov. 12, 2002, 1:36 p.m. CST

    Lord of the Rings Goodness...

    by JAGUART

    It's starting.... http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/entertainment/2425043.stm

  • Nov. 12, 2002, 1:41 p.m. CST

    THE TRUTH pertaining to X2's ever-expanding budget (Trust me, I'

    by NeofromtheMatrix

    their production budget is presently a little over 150 million US (about 240 million CANADIAN). Since their initial projected budget was of approximately 140 million US, this 10 million overdraw really isn't that important. As for Bryan Singer and Halle Berry not getting along, thats probably, for shes a mega-bitch, especially since she let that insignificant golden statuette get to her head. If Singer has been walking off the set lately, it has probably been during Berry's "oscar-worthy" performances. They should have gotten Angela Bassett to play the role of Storm. - I know Kung Fu.

  • Nov. 12, 2002, 1:41 p.m. CST

    THE TRUTH pertaining to X2's ever-expanding budget (Trust me, I'

    by NeofromtheMatrix

    their production budget is presently a little over 150 million US (about 240 million CANADIAN). Since their initial projected budget was of approximately 140 million US, this 10 million overdraw really isn't that important. As for Bryan Singer and Halle Berry not getting along, thats probably, for shes a mega-bitch, especially since she let that insignificant golden statuette get to her head. If Singer has been walking off the set lately, it has probably been during Berry's "oscar-worthy" performances. They should have gotten Angela Bassett to play the role of Storm. - I know Kung Fu.

  • Nov. 12, 2002, 2:31 p.m. CST

    Better Storms:

    by DOGSOUP

    Angela Bassett(I always thought she was the best choice),Grace Jones(When i was little and imagining an X-Men movie i cast her along with Patrick Stewart),Pam Grier(she's got a little more meat up top,but compare the baddass quotient to Halle),Vivica Fox(not nearly as good as those above but still better than Halle).If there is an X3 let's hope little miss gold-statue-up-her-ass-and-in-your-face-smelling-like-shit gets replaced by someone who cares about the source material.

  • Nov. 12, 2002, 2:46 p.m. CST

    RE re re re re Jeff Fries

    by Praetor

    Drop dead you racist homophobic pigfucker.

  • Nov. 12, 2002, 2:51 p.m. CST

    Also.....

    by Praetor

    Riders of Rohan track from Two Towers at http://img-nex.theonering.net/sounds/TheRidersofRohan.mp3

  • Nov. 12, 2002, 3:03 p.m. CST

    LOTR info

    by Glass

    http://maddox.xmission.com/lotr1.html

  • Nov. 12, 2002, 3:37 p.m. CST

    more X2 lies

    by Lelon

    i'm fairly certain that shooting on X2 has wrapped, so this giant budget rumor is almost surely bunk.

  • Nov. 12, 2002, 4:02 p.m. CST

    shit, i hope that these x-men rumours are not true

    by pparker

    i nearly got a heart attack when i read this article. x-men 2 is numero uno on my list of must-see-movies, i am spending a lot of time every day to get the latest news an rumours, and it looked like this movie could become a comic fans wet dream. i dont care for those rumours about mrs. berry being a stupid bitch, perhaps she is just jealous because jackman, stewart an ian are the real stars in this movie, but i was really shocked when i read that part about singers "enthusiasm" on the set. he is not happy to be directing this movie, wtf? damn, i really care a lot for this movie, and i hope that singer does too.

  • Nov. 12, 2002, 4:07 p.m. CST

    Gand Elf

    by CuervoJones

  • Nov. 12, 2002, 5:12 p.m. CST

    Tellinstories (the user name) and miscasting

    by Andel Crodo

    Where've you been, buddy? Excluding Pyro, all your concerns of miscasting are spot-on, only regarding the first movie as well. You're a few years off! Not flaming. In fact, I agree. Cyke, Xavier, and Mags are the only age-appropriate castings in the whole lot, and that's *just* age. Singer got the names and teams right, but virtually sacrificed all continuity and character evolution in the comics for the sake of the movie's story. I enjoyed the story and X-Men 1 was a good movie, but I calls it as I sees it. It's a shame that it's only a very loosely interpreted re-imagined deal ala Burton's PotA, only X1 actually worked. Spider-Man was merely tweaked in comparison. Daredevil too, from what I've seen/read thus far. But X-Men hardly deserves to be called "X-Men" by name. The characters and their histories -- hell, even their POWERS in some cases -- are quite different from their four-color namesakes. What would the FF be if Reed was a second grade teacher, Sue was married to Johnny, and Ben was teenager studying accounting? I know it sounds like I'm bitching, but what Singer has done is not unlike what might have happened with the Ghost Rider script we all read on here a few weeks back. You know, there one where the general consensus was that it'd be a cool movie as long as they don't call it "Ghost Rider." We fan boys don't always bitch for it's sake. Some of us just fear that now the precedence has been set, we'll never be able to rise above it and return to the way the characters originally were. Think of it as CIA agents holding walkie-talkies, or Greedo shooting first.

  • Nov. 12, 2002, 5:25 p.m. CST

    You got to know when to let go

    by Master T-MACK

    The opening scene looks, pardon. KICK ASS! The Two Towers will shit on the competition and rule the multiplex! Anyways, X2 is not in the stratosphere of $240 million. We'd have heard about it sooner, and production would stop. I can imagine Halle Berry asking for more, but the word from the set is she has better lines and a larger role. Same goes for cyclops. And he seems chipper to return at the helm. "Why must you turn my office into a room of lies?" The Simpsons Dentist.

  • Nov. 12, 2002, 5:51 p.m. CST

    a post with no "fucks"

    by MeatCleaverMojo

    upon reading the posts here and others regarding comic based movies, i'm afraid i'm going to have to clue you guys in on something. there will never ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever be a movie based on a comic book that gets everything right. why do people like myself and a few others keep singing the praises of spider-man and x-men and, dare i say it, have hope for daredevil??? because x-men showed me that you can take a comic and translate it to film without it completely sucking ass. spider-man did it one better. alot of you hated spider-man, but it was true to the character, to all the characters in fact. there was a decent story behind both movies. x-men muddled up some continuity, got some ages wrong...but for the most part the characters were represented in the right way...well...the heros anyway. as far as the villans, magneto was the only one that was dead on, the other 3 were kinda ass raped...but anyway...those two movies were a step forward...can it better? maybe. will it get much worse? probably...but you just have to realize YOUR VISION OF ANY COMIC CHARACTER WILL NEVER BE REALIZED IN FILM. it's just a matter of taking what you can get and dealing with it. stop bitching, sit back, and try to enjoy it before it's gone, ok?

  • Nov. 12, 2002, 6:06 p.m. CST

    RE: Glass's Comments

    by diskjokk

    Glass, You are an idiot. Have you seen Halle Barry in "Dorthy Dandridge?" Have you even seen "Monsters Ball?" Halle can act. She is a very talented actress. She may not be that good of an actress when it comes to being an action heroine... I will agree with you there. In fact, I was upset when I found out she was cast as Storm in X-Men. I have always thought that Angela Bassett would make a much better Storm character than Halle ever could. But to call Halle Barry a bad actress; dude, you are just wrong. Wrong and close minded. Halle shines in dramatic roles but can be very bad in roles that call for her to "kick some butt."

  • Nov. 12, 2002, 8:42 p.m. CST

    Vanessa Williams

    by IronRabbit

    I'll agree with Shade that Vanessa Williams has "the look" for Storm. She even has the blue eyes. But if you are going to have Storm actually say anything or do any fighting, Angela Basset is a better choice. I like Halle Berry just fine, but she just doesn't seem to BE Storm, to me.

  • Nov. 13, 2002, 1:04 a.m. CST

    Halle Berry/Angela Bassett (are you all fucking idiots?)

    by BEARison Ford

    Halle Berry gets such a fucking bum rap, it blows my mind. acting talents aside, let's focus on the fact that she's DONE FILMING. she has TWO MORE DAYS left and thats later this month, right now she is off promoting Die Another Day. that's hardly walking off the set. don't believe me? Read her interview in the Calgary Sun here: http://www.canoe.ca/JamMovies/nov11_berry-sun.html this scoop has got to be at the very least a huge embellishment meant to smear X2. i emailed harry about this and he says he's apparently confirmed it but you know, these days that means absolutely dick to me. i still have emails from him claiming Christopher Walken was indeed cast in Episode II and me being the naysayer i am, would be proven an idiot once the scoop was announced in Entertainment Weekly. riiiiiight. Finally, WHY do fanboys still insist on suggesting Angela Bassett for Storm? give it up, she's 44!! FORTY FOUR people. That's not to say she couldnt play a kickass hero in SOME film, but it's NOT Storm and it's NOT in X-men

  • Nov. 13, 2002, 1:18 a.m. CST

    Casting

    by jsm1978

    Am I the only one that thought Ian sucked as Magneto? He just looked old and frail most of the time, not the intimidating prescence that is Magneto. Like the movie, but the only casting choices I care for were Hugh as Wolvie and, apparently contrary to popular sentiment, Anna as Rogue. The rest were so much interchangable fluff.

  • Nov. 13, 2002, 1:30 a.m. CST

    Re: jsm1978/Anna Paquin as Rogue

    by BEARison Ford

    jsm1978, same here. i loved anna paquin as rogue. contrary to what most people are used to and believe (huge chest, self assured, southern sass-master jim lee era rogue), she was portrayed exactly how she was introduced in the comics, a young, scared mutant very afraid and confused by her powers. the implementation of the skunk stripe was clever as well.

  • Nov. 13, 2002, 1:35 a.m. CST

    Shut Up All of You!m Enough with this Angela Basset as Storm bul

    by Atlantis2001

    Angela Basset...like someone said, she's 44.And she's boring! I'll admit that she was the 1st person that came into my head when I'd think of someone to play Storm...but I'd rather have the hotter looking and better actress in Halle Berry.It's a better fit.And even if they have to replace Halle,which is likey not going to happen because this rumor like everything else that report sounds like bullshit lies,they shouldn't and likely won't get boring Angela Basset.

  • Nov. 13, 2002, 4:48 a.m. CST

    I agree...

    by MegaManML

    ...woth Shade. She wasn't my first choice, but I didn't mind Halle in the role until she publicly criticized comic book movies. That was just low.

  • Nov. 13, 2002, 5:28 a.m. CST

    Re: Shade / 44

    by BEARison Ford

    Shade, that was a misquote attributed to a foul scooper on Corona. i wish they kept the piece up (they've since deleted it) so you could see the real interview source, but that shit was fake. Regarding the 44 thing, look, there's nothing wrong with 44 year old women, except for the fact that Storm isn't one. No matter how you slice it, Angela Bassett, while looking fabulous, nevertheless still looks a shitload older than Storm should. Her time for that role passed a LONG time ago, IMO.

  • Nov. 13, 2002, 6:28 a.m. CST

    240 million?? Please, Budgets of movies do not run over of this

    by The Founder

    Films do go over budget at times, but believe me, they do not sail a 100 million over budget, trust me. It's not possiable, the entire film roll would have to be destroyed, all the sets destroyed and all the cast killed and be replaced, and the FX company loses all the effect work they have done, the director, producer, and company execs would have to be the keystone cops, and they would have to start from scratch, because if they are up to 240 million then this is what has happened. Now I heard that the budget was 140 million, and I'm not sure if that equals to 240 million in canadian, unless thw canadian dollar has really lost it's value. Last i checked, the canadian dollar was like eighty something cents to the US dollar, and that doesn't add up. I just saw Halle on BET yesterday, and she was promoting Bond, and mentioned Xmen as well, and said she loves both projects. She mentioned the popularity of Bond, and an honer it is being a Bond girl. She also mentioned that X2 will be out next summer, and the story, and direction is great, and it's much larger then the ist one, and she has a lot more to do, and that she has to go back and finish filming for X2, and that it's about to wrap. People send scopps, and Harry just runs with them, and considering that harry is suposed to be something of a film geek as well as professional, then he should know what it would take in order for a film to jump from 140 million to 240 million. This would have been all over the news if it were true, especially about the buget, man that would mean that X2 would have Titanic beat in the going over budget. I don't buy it one bit. I can believe Singer walking off set due to anger, and as hard as it is to believe their could be a chance of Halle wanting more money. and refusing to return, but at the same time she has signed a contract to satr, which means FOX couls sue her, and secondly, why would she start work, and nearly complete filming to ask for more money, and refuse to finish, especially since she is under contract. I think it would be the other way around, to ask for more money first before you start work. It's BS to me.

  • Nov. 13, 2002, 7:34 a.m. CST

    A Knight Out

    by FrankCobretti

    is still available on video, and well worth the rental. BTW, his Macbeth is *the* definitive reading.

  • Nov. 13, 2002, 3:35 p.m. CST

    Sorry, discjokk

    by Glass

    Simply put, Halle Berry blows turkey. She ruins pretty much every movie she's in. Bullworth? Yes, I saw both Dorothy Dandridge and Monster's Ball. The former: not in the least bit memorable, and laughable while we're at it. In the latter, she overacts so much I could barely believe what I was watching. And frankly, discjokk, you are the real idiot, not me. I mean, honestly, who calls someone an idiot for not liking an actress? Only an idiot.