Monday, July 28, 2008

Alas poor Yorrick

I have been trying to write something eloquent about how I feel about The Dark Knight and Heath Ledger. I think that the conversation I had in Stratford (after having seen Stratford's Hamlet and The Dark Knight this weekend) kind of sums up my predominant feeling after the film.

Andrew: Hamlet doesn't have a plan, (in Joker-esque tone) he just does stuff
Me: Oh no... now you've made me sad that we won't ever see Heath Ledger do Hamlet.

1 comment:

joe said...

Did you happen to read the Wall Street Journal's review of 'The Dark Knight'? Funny stuff:

"There seems to me no question that the Batman film 'The Dark Knight,' currently breaking every box office record in history, is at some level a paean of praise to the fortitude and moral courage that has been shown by George W. Bush in this time of terror and war. Like W, Batman is vilified and despised for confronting terrorists in the only terms they understand. Like W, Batman sometimes has to push the boundaries of civil rights to deal with an emergency, certain that he will re-establish those boundaries when the emergency is past."