Parkes gives my favorite of the Small Axe lead performances (still have yet to see Education). Very easy to latch onto his weary, righteous face. Hope he has more starring roles in the future.
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
A nice high school comedy.
Soft serve, dancing, Pauline Kael, the usual.
The main theme throughout Charlie Kaufman's work is attempting to understand women through possession. Both in the predatory sense and in the fantasy of becoming one. BEING JOHN MALKOVICH sees a man attempt to win over an object of affection through body swapping exploitation but just ends up getting cucked by her and his wife. He so utterly fails at relating to Susan Orlean and her work that…