In the cosmic battle of dream versus reality, reality won, and instead, I ended up in Hollywood, suffering writer’s block on an untitled science fiction screenplay I couldn’t for the life of me figure out the ending.
Exploring the nightmare scenario of a best-selling writer’s life, MISERY takes us into the twisted mind of Annie Wilkes (an Oscar-winning performance by Kathy Bates) who is the #1 fan of captive author Paul Sheldon (played by James Caan).
Sometimes writers write intoxicated or high – some do it because it loosens them up and uninhibits their thoughts, while other, like Burroughs, do it because it makes them feel like they’re going to war and sneaking behind the enemy lines of sanity.
NAKED LUNCH has long been considered unfilmmable – that was until David Cronenberg first got the notion to adapt it back in 1981 and was going to film it in Tangiers, but the Iraq invasion of Kuwait scuttled those plans and they ended up shooting entirely in Toronto.
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He has often struggled with ' Old Etonian' status, telling the Radio Times: "I live in London so I can be with my family as much as possible, but I'm very proud of coming from Yorkshire.
The mosaic colors and mental acoustics were so vivid with this dream that it painted me as occupying a nice apartment in upper Manhattan with my junior editor at VOGUE Euro-Asian girlfriend who had enough style to make up for my lack thereof, while I labored away at my great American novel, at my desk under my framed Velvet Underground poster, in the evenings after a full day’s work on the staff of THE NEW YORKER magazine.
Idiosyncratic filmmaker Hal Hartley has built a loyal cult following by showing life on the fringe and HENRY FOOL is his masterpiece, a poetic and haunting examination of friendship and literary dreams found and lost.
James Urbaniak plays a socially challenged trash man who meets Henry Fool, played by the immensely under-rated Jay Ryan, a drinking drifter who claims to have written a novel that would change the world, if he allowed it to get published.
The pair dated during university but split after graduation.
They rekindled their relationship, got engaged in 2007 and married in Limerick, Ireland in 2010.