Thursday, August 30, 2007

Tears of a clown

This is pretty old news at this point but apparently Owen Wilson tried to kill himself. I know it’s wrong and effed up, but this gave me a certain level of respect for him.




I was a fan of Owen Wilson’s early work (he’s hysterical in Bottle Rocket) and most of his later stuff is funny (esp. Zoolander) but his shtick was starting to get tired. He kind of plays the same guy in every movie. He’d turned into just another Frat Packer. But suddenly he’s got that level of depth that only crippling depression can bring. He’s a bit less Will Ferrell, a bit more Sylvia Plath. It’s interesting.

2 comments:

Red said...

That is crazy effed up...but the pick is pretty hot...

harrington.dw said...

Get well, Owen, we're all waiting for Shanghai Noon II!