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From the opening frames of Bringing Out the Dead, Nicolas Cage’s eyes are front and center, his weary, haunted visage telling you most everything you need to know about his character’s internal state. And while the film is ultimately about many things—suffering, guilt, compassion, redemption—it’s those eyes, throughout the movie and long afterwards, that stay with you.
"Genius is a word that’s thrown around a lot, but I think whatever it means, if Elaine May is not a brilliant improviser, nobody is. If Elaine May is not a brilliant actress, nobody is. If she’s not a brilliant writer, nobody is. If she’s not a brilliant director, nobody is. So whatever that word means, you can apply it to her in four different categories at least, and probably more."