In going after Polanski’s defenders today, I also hit Talladega Nights. An e-mail:
But have you seen Talladega Nights? A very silly film, but with moments of brilliance. You just must watch this scene, where Ricky Bobby gives thanks to Baby Jesus at the dinner table …
Yes, I’ve seen it and loved it. Probably should have picked another example, but really — as I say — no offense to Adam McKay.