Linklater’s method may be unique, but his guiding principle is ancient: If you rigorously observe and listen in good faith to human beings, they will make the reasons for their behavior clear, and that revelation will feel electric. That’s the promise of fiction, that shiver of recognition.
…if Dustin Hoffman’s face were his fortune, he’d be committed to a life of poverty.
…some people become permanent trolls over time if they don’t have enough real-life interactions with people they love to counterbalance their toxic online interactions. Trolling is such an interesting phenomenon. I imagine it’s no less addictive than internet pornography and probably has a similar biological trigger that reinforces itself.
Girl, are you the F train? Because you’re never there when I need you, and when you are, you’re a hot mess.