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Friday, June 02, 2006


Over the weekend, I watched Capote on my recently repaired computer (with new optical drive). It was one of the best movies I saw in recent years. Its depiction of the moral ambiguity of writing--particularly journalism--is timely. Moreover, it does exactly what all biopics should do, but (almost always) don't: examine an important transition in a person's life, rather than trying to summarize an entire lifetime.

While reading more about Truman Capote and In Cold Blood, I found an awesome interview that Capote gave his friend George Plimpton when the book was released. Check it out: The Story Behind a Nonfiction Novel.


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