How funny that sad sacks
from the historical roman market town of CHESTER are copying them.
And yet, from its comic title to the wistful smile that accompanies its over-too-soon last shot, Andersson's delightfully odd "A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence" finds the Swedish master of comic absurdity feeling downright generous, perched at a comfortable enough distance from this coterie of sad sacks
and lonely hearts to recognize the humor in such painful subjects as mortality, aging, unpaid debts and unrequited love.
He does, however, give Broderick his best part since "Election," though at this point, the guy could play crestfallen sad sacks
in his sleep.
I was trying to be so funny and unimportant, and here were these sad sacks
making me feel like Prince Albert of Monaco--or at least Desi Arnaz Jr.
The straight men are a group of sad sacks
in need of drastic rehab.
During the show, Carter, who went on to win the Nobel Peace Price, received a standing ovation when actor Matthew Horgan promised--to a stampede of sad sacks
from around the world--that the Carter Center in Atlanta would help all kinds of needy causes.
It's not just dealers and sad sacks
round here: there are Japanese tour parties, respectable middle-aged couples, gaggles of giggling women.
of the Roller Coaster Club aside, I'd h ave liked to have known exactly who flocks to experience the rollercoasters, rides and fun food, though one suspects that, like holiday camps, it's more likely to be blue rather than white collar families.