November 23, 2003


Jane Campionís In The Cut features a scene in which schoolteacher Meg Ryan writes something on a blackboard. Her handwriting is childish. Later we see Ryan (or a hand supposedly belonging to Ryan) crafting quite elegant script on a piece of paper.

Conclusion: Meg Ryan used a stuntwriter.

In other exclusive showbiz revelations, hereís Jack Black spinning out in a Sydney hotel room, and from Europe, news of possibly the planetís most marginalised community -- French Michael Jackson fans:

In Paris around 60 Michael Jackson fans, many holding candles, gathered on the Champs Elysees and marched through crowds of shoppers to the Arch of Triumph.

The fans, some who travelled from other cities in France, carried placards and banners of support and shouted "Innocent! Innocent! Innocent" and "Michael, Michael."

A couple of fans put on a show of Jackson-style dancing next to the Arch of Triumph, one of Paris' best-known monuments.

They really should change the name of that thing.

Posted by Tim Blair at November 23, 2003 09:32 PM

Dear French Michael Jackson supporters,

Give the inspectors time.

Planet Earth

Posted by: Jim Treacher at November 24, 2003 at 02:21 AM

I used to think that Jack Black might be kinda interesting, now I'm just thankful he's not as nuts as Michael Jackson (yet).

Posted by: JorgXMcKie at November 24, 2003 at 04:49 AM

Rename it? Where are they supposed to greet triumphant conquerors?

Posted by: RonB at November 25, 2003 at 02:58 AM

Tim, you make me laugh.

Posted by: m at November 25, 2003 at 10:14 AM

Re: Meg Ryan--

Russell Crowe had a stunt mathematician for A Beautiful Mind.

Posted by: steevil (Dr Weevil's bro Steve) at November 25, 2003 at 11:32 AM