23 August 2006

"It's a Seizure,"*

While everyone's abuzz over the History Boys movie trailer, there's another adapted-from-the-stage trailer more slowly making the internet rounds. You can see it here, and watch one of the most eloquently disturbing plays ever written*** get turned into a second-rate horror flick.

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*whispered one old lady to the other, very loudly, as Paul Sparks, in a dead silent theatre, had a seizure** on stage.

**He was acting.

***Bug, by Tracy Letts

2 comments:

Jeremy said...

Damn, now that makes me wish I'd seen the play, because I probably would've been able to handle the play, but who knows if I'll pay money to see the movie?

MCC said...

glad to see the history boys trailer...but the bug one really makes me sad.

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