Category: Movies

Past Imperfect – #286

Paulette: “Oh my, I really didn’t expect reporters to show up at my house at this hour. To what do I owe this…pleasure?” Reporter #1: “Is it true that a satanic cult meets in your basement?” Paulette: “What on earth are you talking about? Reporters won’t ask absurd […]

Past Imperfect – #284

Deep in thought, Buster contemplated the complexity of his existence. Why does the sofa behind me seem oddly placed? What are those tassels all about? Does something extraordinary happen when you pull them? Where are all the other guests? Did I miss an important signal from the host? […]

Past Imperfect – #283

Clara: “How about we blow this joint and go do something fun?” Milford: “I’m working, Clara. Somebody has to put food on the table.” Clara: “What do you think I’m doing?” Milford: “Indiscriminate and random carnality does not pay the bills.” Clara: “You really don’t get out very […]

Past Imperfect – #282

It was a really swell evening at the nightclub until Humphrey apparently became distracted… Lauren: “If you’re looking for the drink menu, that’s not where it is.” Humphrey: “Well, something is there. Have you seen this?” Lauren: “Who hasn’t? Still, put your eyeballs back in, here come the […]

Past Imperfect – #277

Jimmy: “I’m sorry, what did you just ask?” Maggie: “Where is your Husband Department?” Jimmy: “Are you trying to find the Men’s clothing section?” Maggie: “No, Husband. I need a new one.” Jimmy: “May I inquire as to what’s wrong with the old one?” Maggie: “He’s just not […]

Past Imperfect – #274

Marlene: “I don’t see why the director wants me to straddle this barrel in such an unseemly way.” Chorus Girl to the Right: “Well, I can see from here why he wants you to do that. He’s apparently not focused on your singing, sweetie. By the way, have […]

Past Imperfect – #273

In this unsubtle bit of staging, the lighting director helps the slower members of the audience understand who they should support in this situation. The Bad Guy is the evil man in the shadows (most prominent feature: gleaming teeth) who is clearly intent on causing dismay for people […]

Past Imperfect – #270

Michael: “My darling, isn’t it lovely, being out in here in the woods?” Liza: “Well, I suppose you could say that. But there is one thing that’s troubling me…” Michael, sighing: “I knew this day would come. But I can assure you that despite what you’ve heard at […]

Past Imperfect – #265

Kim: “I seem to have snagged my dress on something and I’m unable to release my pent-up desires.” William: “Who cares about your dress? I’ve got my shirt caught on this dead Cooter Tree and it’s making me pose in an unrealistic manner.” Kim: “Well, at least your […]

Past Imperfect – #263

Marlene: “It would be nice if you would actually pay attention when I wear a new outfit. Would it kill you to do so?” Gary: “Well, to be fair, you haven’t said a word about my fetching Legionnaire hat. I had it especially made in Morocco.” Marlene: “We’re […]