Born On This Day – August 21

Melvin Van Peebles“They laughed at Columbus when he said the world was round, too.” –Melvin Van Peebles

Mel Gibson & Weir 'The Year of Living Dangerously' (1982)

Mel Gibson & Weir ‘The Year of Living Dangerously’ (1982)

“What I can’t do is what I consider children’s films, infantile subject matter. The caped-crusader-type stuff is not for me…When I began making films, they were just movies.’What’s the new movie? What are you doing?’ Now they’re called ‘adult dramas’. Sounds like a porno film because the majority of the marketplace is devoted to children.” –Peter Weir

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About Michael J

I watch movies, write about movies, think about movies, and cook.
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