Queued in Fridays: Real Life


“Only six of these cameras were ever made. Only five of them ever worked. We have four of those.”

You may know Albert Brooks as a post-modern, 1970s stand-up comedian or you’re maybe familiar with his work directing shorts during the very early days of Saturday Night Live. It could be his Oscar nominated role in Broadcast¬† News that caught your attention or possibly his occasional voice work for The Simpsons. Me? It’s his part as Nemo’s nervous and safety conscious father Marlin in Pixar’s Finding Nemo and Finding Dory that introduced me to Mr. Brooks. Also, praised for his directorial work, I decided to try out his freshman outing as a feature film director, Real Life. Continue reading