Every artist is influenced by somebody else, but usually it’s fairly obvious: new metal bands were inspired by other metal bands, a new mob movie takes cues from Scarface, etc. But sometimes, a muse is so far removed from the artist that the connection makes virtually no sense. But great art doesn’t always make sense; who says art’s inspiration has to?
Author: David Copper
Every day, it seems like the world just gets stupider and stupider. Except for one little problem: it’s not. Despite the existence of reality TV and a new Fast and Furious movie every damn year, scientific research is proving that, as a whole, we’re better at humanity than ever before.
Celebrities are human just like us, and sometimes they too choose the wrong person to shack up with. The difference here is, while we can just quietly pretend our failed and oddball trysts never happened, famous people have to be publicly reminded of their mistakes over and over again. Such as right now. We’re part of the problem.
Take it from me, trying to expand your cinematic horizons is usually a bad move. It can lead to tedious conversations with boring people who use the word ‘seminal’ a lot, as well as viewing films – not movies – that feature such annoyances as subtitles, Swedes and a heavily accented Meryl Streep. But going…