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Sunday, April 05, 2009 |
( 4/05/2009 10:53:00 PM ) Bill S.
"THE LINE FORMS ON THE RIGHT, BABE!" Spent the evening watching Kevin Spacey's Bobby Darin bioflick, Beyond the Sea: an odd, not wholly satisfying exercise that couldn't quite decide if it wanted to be Yankee Doodle Dandy or All That Jazz -- or perhaps Anthony Newley's sixties era ego trip Can Hieronymus Merkin Ever Forget Mercy Humppe and Find True Happiness? Spacey's flick had some fun musical dance numbers, but how come we never got to see his Darin doing the Top Ten folk hit, "If I Were A Carpenter"?