Ahhh, what an interesting failure.
This film brushes up against greatness several times in my opinion. Now, I’m maybe a little bias since I love film about theatre, actors playing actors, pretty language about love and beautiful women who can act. This film, for all its shortcomings has ALL of those things.
Having just watched it last night, I remember several moments vividly,
but their are two moments that keep coming to me.
One is the scene behind the theatre on the staircase between Rufus Sewell and ....whew...Katherine Borowitz. It starts with Rufus imagining screaming at his friend, and like many actors have experienced, he feels the real emotion, and takes note of it, “I feel real now” he says,…