The Finch Formerly Known As Gold

23 August 2006

Sphinx on a plain

Doug Bentin, in this week's Gazette, extolling the virtues of That Movie:

[Y]ou're either smacking your lips in anticipation or you're lamenting the fall of Western civilization. Sure, like Oedipus Rex is the model of dramatic good taste and restraint.

Of course! Samuel L. Jackson does Sophocles! They'll take liberties with the story, of course, but people will line up just to hear him say "I want this [obvious twelve-letter noun] off the [adjectival version of same] throne of Thebes!"

Posted at 6:23 PM to Almost Yogurt