Not only is it a one-joke characterization, the joke is on the level of a below-average knock-knock joke.
Dan Callahan is the author of "Barbara Stanwyck: The Miracle Woman" and "Vanessa: The Life of Vanessa Redgrave." He has written for "New York Magazine," "Film Comment," "Sight and Sound," "Time Out New York," "The L Magazine," and many other publications. Read his answers to our Movie Love Questionnaire here.
An obituary for Luise Rainer.
Obituary for Marian Seldes.
An obituary for the legendary Lauren Bacall.
Writer, director, and producer Paul Mazursky dies at 84.
An obituary for actor Eli Wallach.
An excerpt from Vanessa: The Life of Vanessa Redgrave by Dan Callahan.
A tribute to Mickey Rooney, 1920–2014.
Dan Callahan has an appreciation of the career of Joan Fontaine.
Dan Callahan looks at the career of Alfre Woodard.