Monk movie--2004

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [DB]' started by bassmonkeee, Oct 28, 2003.

  1. bassmonkeee


    Sep 13, 2000
    Decatur, GA
  2. Damon Rondeau

    Damon Rondeau Journeyman Clam Artist Supporting Member

    Nov 19, 2002
    Winnipeg, baby

    The director says that Monk had "the name, the look, the sound" and that he invented cool.

    Does this mean that I might qualify for a bio film 50 years from now if I get the right name and look? All this time I've been working on sound and music.

    I guess that, as more and more of the golden era jazz giants die off, and as the folks that knew them die off, we can expect more revisionism in the history.

    When I think Monk, I think first about those glorious, immortal, loopy-twisty, simple-on-the-face-of-it tunes he wrote. Maybe I'm curmudgeonly this morning, but I think that director comes off as a hopeless visualist who probably hears about a quarter-inch of the musical depth in Monk.
  3. bassmonkeee


    Sep 13, 2000
    Decatur, GA
    I'd agree with you, but at least the producer is going to be Monk's manager.

    And, hey--the guy who brought us Mr Mom can't be all that bad, right? ;)
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