****

 

There are no interpretations

 

but only misinterpretations.

 

- Harold Bloom,

 

from

 

THE ANXIETY OF INFLUENCE

 

(1973)

 

 

 

Aaaarrggghhh!!!

 

- poor ol' Gardevil

 

 

 

 

****

 

 

What strange blue world

 

with such brave

 

and resilient people

 

in it.

 

Yeah,

 

that's right,

 

the poor ol' Gardevil here,

 

back to dismay

 

and delight ya.

 

And speakin'

 

of delightfully dismayin',

 

I am usin'

 

my lonesome self-isolation

 

to

 

rethink and rewrite

 

the essays

 

on

 

Sofia Coppola

 

and

 

Richard Rush,

 

so stay tuned

 

for more insights

 

to occupy

 

your lonesome self-isolation

 

blues.

 

 

!Stay healthy-

 

and remember,

 

the truth is

 

still

 

the better virus!

 

!!SO BE IT!!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

****

 

 

And in the

 

So Be It Department,

 

everybody knows

 

that 2020

 

is the thirtieth

 

anniversary year

 

of the release

 

on August 22, 1990

 

of

 

the twilit and allegorical

 

Allan Moyle

 

'rant and roll' film, 

 

PUMP UP THE VOLUME (1990).

 

So cease to resist

 

your wistful nostalgia,

 

and commune with this

 

fine film

 

and

 

Saint Slater, Saint Mathis

 

and

 

Saint Morrissette

 

as much as possible

 

this year-

 

and blog hard!

 

Of course,

 

2020

 

is also

 

the fortieth

 

anniversary year

 

of

 

the release

 

of the allegorical

 

Richard Rush film, 

 

THE STUNTMAN (1980),

 

so clearly

 

it is time

 

to experience

 

all of the film art

 

of Rush,

 

rethink and rewrite

 

 

 

 

 

 

****

 

 

 

Nobody is too small

 

to make a difference,

 

Gardevil!

 

!Think hard!

 

!Write hard!

 

- Greta T.

 

 

 

****

 

 

 

Demandons nous

 

un cinema vert.

 

!Un cinema

 

du monde vraiment!

 

-  Jean-Luc Besson

 

 

 

****

 

 

?And isn't it

 

wryly amusing

 

and amazing

 

how fantabulous

 

Chapters 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8

 

of the

 

George Lucas book

 

become

 

when films are pondered

 

in

 

chronological order-

 

now can I do the same

 

 

for

 

Chapters 1, 2, 3, 9 and 10?

 

 

 

Also

 

check out

 

the

 

Don Coscarelli

 

'essay'

 

for

 

an exciting

 

new re-re-revised

 

look-

 

take 18!,

 

in ultra cool

 

!STEALTHORAMA!-

 

at

 

the presciently

 

and triumphantly twilit

 

and allegorical film,

 

THE BEASTMASTER (1982)

 

and

 

the

 

T.V. 'Terry Baby' Gilliam

 

'essay'

 

for a

 

radically revised

 

interpretation

 

of

 

the twilit and allegorical film, 

 

BRAZIL (1985).

 

 

 

 

!Radical, dude!

 

 

****

 

 

 

...life is the same as death

 

but the soul continues

 

in the same blinding light

 

- Ti Jean

 

from 123rd Chorus

 

of

 

MEXICO CITY BLUES

 

 

 

****

 

 

The truth is always best.

 

The only trouble is -

 

what is the truth?

 

- Rockie

 

from

 

Out In The Open:

 

life on the street (1997)

 

 

 

 

****

 

 

Donald Trump

 

is a Republican hoax!

 

!Fake blues!

 

- Gardevella

 

 

 

****

 

 

!Not just

 

fake news and blues-

 

fake reporters

 

and

 

a fake president!

 

- Willy

 

 

 

****

 

 

 

And

 

remember,

 

when in

 

Mississauga,

 

always visit

 

Image Collections,

 

the

 

finest emporium

 

of

 

collectibles,

 

games

 

and

 

narrative art

 

in

 

Streetsville,

 

'...the town in the city'.

 

!!AWESOME!!

 

 

 

****

 

 

 

RIP

 

Danny Aiello

 

Andy Anderson

 

Al Noor Mosque victims

 

Ginger Baker

 

Hal Blaine

 

Harold Bloom

 

Captain Marvel

 

Chinese Paddlefish

 

Clarkie the Turkey

 

Michael Colgrass

 

Covid-19 victims

 

Jonathan Davis

 

D-Day Heroes

 

Doris Day

 

Kirk Douglas

 

Dayton victims

 

Chynna Deese

 

Leonard Dyck

 

El Paso victims

 

Reese Fallon

 

Albert Finney

 

Irv Forbush

 

Robert Forster

 

Lucas Fowler

 

Graeme Gibson

 

Rutger Hauer

 

Katherine Helmond

 

Neil Innes

 

Julianne Kozis

 

Leo the Cat

 

Linwood Mosque victims

 

Carson Lockwood

 

Peter Mayhew

 

Toni Morrison

 

Katharine Mulherin

 

Toni Myers

 

D.A. Pennebaker

 

Luke Perry

 

Andre Previn

 

Pat Roach

 

Shazam

 

Lisa Sheridan

 

John Singleton

 

Sri Lankan Bombing victims

 

Rip Torn

 

Turkey the Clarkie

 

Jane Underhill

 

Agnes Varda

 

Max Von Sydow