Monologue o’ th’ Day

Fenster writes:

It is said film is all about the action and given the current state of the box office who could argue?

Still, a nice turn of phrase in film can be appealing.  Good dialogue is not all that uncommon but good monologues–few and far between. The better ones can often be found in films adapted from the stage or from screenplays written by dramatists.  As in this case–Christopher Walken from Harold Pinter’s screenplay for Paul Schrader’s The Company of Strangers.  His mannered reading about his father starts about a minute in but the lead-in is worth seeing for context.

Some additional monologues to come.  Suggestions welcome.

About Fenster

Gainfully employed for thirty years, including as one of those high paid college administrators faculty complain about. Earned Ph.D. late in life and converted to the faculty side. Those damn administrators are ruining everything.
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