Poets' Favorite Movies
favorite movie is
directed by Alan Rudolph, with Kris Kristofferson and Genevieve Bujold .
Where Wanda says, "It's good you got together with her; the two of you
together almost make a whole person," or words to that effect, and Kris
says, "All you got is your friends." I also love corny sci fi movies.
Perhaps not so cool to admit. I want to be Captain Kathryn Janeway when
I grow up (oops, that's TV). And
the star-trek movie where the Vulcans first make themselves known to
humans and a drunk Earthling Raoul Duke-like character discovers warp
drive and schools are named after him for hundreds of years later. And
(1956) with Walter Pigeon, Leslie Nielsen, and Anne Francis (it's the
ID---and the Tempest rolled up into one). And abject tearjerkers like
The Horse Whisperer
and that movie where Betty Davis goes blind,
And Sigourney Weaver in
though it is terrible and scary at the same time. Love her jumpsuit.
where I think George absolutely gets screwed, but learns to live with
it. I love the part where they sing and dance the two dollars into the
safe and hope they will copulate and multiply overnight!
remembered, my faves
with Ellen Burstyn and Sam Shepard, Yes!!! I always think that if things
get too bad I'll just get a small store in desert Arizona and start a
succulent garden as she does in the end---also stars my dear friend and
excellent poet and actor Roberts Blossom as her father. (He also plays
the grandfather next door who saves McCauley Culkin in
which I only like
Roberts Blossom's great acting;
one of the most violent movies ever made!)
by Wim Wenders. A beautiful, true poetry film. One long poem.