I’m Not There
the film, named after a Bob Dylan song, is prompting lots of pieces on the biopic genre as a whole and whether or not Todd Haynes’s fascinating fractured identity portrait captures the man in question. It seems silly that most people will still have to wait months after all the media coverage to see this film (sigh) but thems the breaks with long form platform releasing and the Weinstein Co at the helm. Yikes.
But this got me to thinking about biopics and other musical shapeshifters.
Today’s comment activity poll: Cast a multiple actor I’m Not There rip-off biopic about Madonna Louise Veronica Ciccone Penn Ritchie! We’ll call it “Nobody Knows Me” -- the closest biopic ready title from her discography to match that missing Dylan identity song.
Ready, set, go...