Tag: Film

Past Imperfect – #273

In this unsubtle bit of staging, the melodramatic lighting director helps the slower members of the audience understand who they should support in this situation. The Bad Guy is the evil man in the shadows who is clearly intent on causing dismay for people who aren’t paying attention. […]

Past Imperfect – #332

Prison Matron, left: “Now, Dottie, is this really a proper way for you to behave?” Dottie: “I don’t care! I’m sick to death of you bringing me the same lousy food on the same lousy tray ever y day.” Matron: “Well, Dottie, I didn’t actually make the lousy […]

Past Imperfect – #416

Marlon, inner voice: “Why do I insist on bringing my wife to these staff meetings?” Elizabeth, outer voice: “Where the hell is my vodka gimlet? I ordered one an hour ago.” Marlon, outer voice: “Honey, let’s hold off a bit. I don’t know who you ordered from, but […]

Past Imperfect – #427

Kim: “Now, Marlon, let’s not jump to conclusions here.” Marlon: “How can I not jump? I come home from a hard day’s work of looking sexy as hell on the streets of New Orleans and I find this!” Kim: “It’s not what you think.” Marlon: “Well, I think […]

Past Imperfect – #200

Theresa, left: “You could have told me that the window was open. If I had known that, I wouldn’t have slapped my lover and he wouldn’t have fallen out of it.” Barbara, right: “That’s your own personal issue. I have problems of my own. Like this damn skirt […]