recently whats it with the oscars and biopics? ‘ray’, ‘the avaiator’, ‘finding neverland’.. this is a new phenomenon- a tendency to adore icons of american pop culture and make them out to be heroes who struggled against all odds to succeed. besides of course crying out loud to be taking seriously as ‘culture’ they seem to represent the ‘american way of life’ as it is meant to be perceived.
with absolutely no sentimental affection or information (besides the terrible film ‘hook’) for the legend of Peter Pan– a staple for someone young growing up in the states, i really could not care less for the story of the writer- j m
it would seem that the real story of not only the writer but even his play was far less airbrushed than that. he was accused of pedophilia many times and shared a strange sexless relationship with his wife- its no coincidence then that michael