18 July 2013

Adjust your high-school yearbooks accordingly

The estate of William Faulkner lost a lawsuit today against the producers of "Midnight in Paris" over Owen Wilson quoting a line from Faulkner. The line in the movie is "The past is not dead! Actually, it's not even past." The line in the book (which I always thought was THE SOUND AND THE FURY but it's actually from REQUIEM FOR A NUN) is "The past is never dead. It's not even past." Next up, the estate of F. Scott Fitzgerald sues for allowing Tom Hiddleston to go on and do "Thor" after "Midnight in Paris," making his F. Scott very strange in retrospect. 

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