He liked the fact that the cars were indistinguishable from each other. He wanted such a car because he thought it was a platonic replica, weightless for all its size, less an object than an idea. But he knew this wasn’t true. This was something he said for effect and he didn’t believe it for an instant. He believed it for an instant but only just. He wanted the car because it was not only oversized but aggressively and contemptuously so, metastasizingly so, a tremendous mutant thing that stood astride every argument against it.
Literary swoon. We’re seeing more and more from the film and I get more and more excited each glimpse we get! The photos alone have been stunning but the clips are taking my breath away. So amazing to see the words from the page on screen!
Get in the limo, indeed! Have a marvelous weekend and don’t call your car a “tremendous mutant thing” to its face!