This entry is for fans of the Dude and the Coen Brothers.
Take a look at this article in today’s The Los Angeles Times “The Achievers”. It’s about a documentary about the cult status of a film that was a box office failure.
These geniuses (Coen Brothers) asked themselves what would happen if someone peed on the rug of a loser – who was happy being a loser? It all starts from there.
The Dude: That rug really tied the room together.
Someone ought to take an MRI of their brains to see what genius actually looks like.
The film is a satire of so many things Americana, but as Bell says, it is never mean spirited.
Here’s an essay that Nathaniel Bell wrote about “The Big Lebowski” for the City of Angels Film Festival in 2005: The Big Lebowski