Meatless Friday Thursday: Whit Stillman Update Edition

Like all traditional Catholics, I am sure you have been anxiously awaiting news of the latest Whit Stillman film, Damsels in Distress. Well, it is set to open in New York and LA (of course) on April 6.  When or if it hits St. Louis, I will organize a field trip.I happened upon a nice article at Grantland about Stillman, and that clued me in on the release date.  Oh, baby.Of course, admiring the work of a film genius opens one up to the facile ridicule of half-wits.  Witness these observations by my brother:"He didn't go out of his way and mess up the formula on this one by having a plot, did he?"and this one:"I'm riveted.  I don't know how I'm going to sleep at night.  I can't believe I have to wait a whole week for this film to come out.  Can't it be now?!" Just in case you are one of the very, very, very few many that haven't heard of Stillman, this little primer is just the thing to read.  It contains the clips I include below from his three fantastic films:Metropolitan"Is our language so impoverished that we have to use acronyms of French phrases to be understood?"  "Yes."Barcelona"I was reducing everything to ant scale."<p><p>iframe></span></p><p><font size="5"><u><b><br></b></u></font></p><p><font size="5"><u><b>Last Days of Disco</b></u></font></p><p><font size="5"><br></font></p><p><font size="5"><i>"A self-confessed chicken thief and all-around sleazeball."</i></font></p><p><font size="5"><br></font></p><p><font size="5"><iframe allowfullscreen="" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/oEUGmWlkJZk?rel=0" frameborder="0" height="315" width="420"></p></p>Last Days of Disco"A self-confessed chicken thief and all-around sleazeball."

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