A blunt instrument had been wielded with enough anger to kill Crane with two blows. Paul Schrader, who will direct "Auto-Focus," has basically called Scotty a hypocrite. I must admit there was a part of me that was preparing to perhaps enjoy some of this movie despite its defamation of my family. Use a password manager, patch your computer Before long, he's a raging sexaholic -- lavishly documenting his exploits via a succession of next-generation VCRs and pushed by his addiction to ever more salacious excesses that eventually crowd everything else out of his life:
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Did you have nightmares? I want to be Dick Van Dyke. I think Bob today would go on a talk show and talk about it. It follows Crane from his radio days in Los Angeles, through two marriages and his cruising partnership with home video whiz John Carpenter played with a creepy neediness by Dafoe. But, to me, Bob could've been an insurance salesman, and he still would've been a fascinating character as a performance piece.
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His Son Wants Answers. I think I saw brain matter on the wall. Does validating the Rainbow Man with a film about his life do anything other than provide yet another statement on the shallowness of American culture? You must select a newsletter to subscribe to. And on television, ''The Osbournes,'' MTV's reality show about Ozzy Osbourne's family, has given birth to a slew of shows about faded celebrities, from Anna Nicole Smith's exercise in public humiliation to Liza Minnelli's coming reality show. He even got to guest-host three nights for Johnny Carson in
In one instance that I was privy to, Patti even acted as pimp for her priapic husband. Newer Post Older Post Home. He did a movie and I [played] an FBI agent. The co-stars of this tale--which is as lurid as writer-director Paul Schrader's Auto Focus , in which Greg Kinnear portrays Crane as jovial pornographer--have revved up the PR machine, even those who'd seek to discredit it. As a result of Crane's interest in recording his dalliances, and of Carpenter's interest in taking part in such episodes, the two became fast friends.