I don’t need to justify this post

Lainey Posted by Lainey at January 14, 2011 10:24:00 January 14, 2011 10:24:00

It’s Alan Rickman.

He was in Brooklyn last night at the John Gabriel Borkman afterparty at BAM. He plays the title character. Of course the reviews are wonderful. What else would they be? Sigh. I think I need to break out my Sense & Sensibility. It’s been a while.

Is it July 15th yet?

Snape, obviously, is Prime in Part 2 of the Deathly Hallows.


Hopefully then he’ll be more available to the press. Because Alan Rickman as Alan Rickman is… well…

Have you ever watched him host the American Cinematheque Gala for Bruce Willis? I know. Bruce Willis. But The Sixth Sense had just come out. And it was a starry night and Alan was the boss and he was wonderful, so clever, so funny, that voice, the deadpan, and…

Can you hear Julia?

If you love Alan Rickman, and you have never, this is worth your while. Start at 1:40 if you can’t stand the Willis clips.

PS. Jeremy Irons. Forever.

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