Many Movies, Only One Ending: Director Tony Scott's Secret
Like all great artists, I am inspired by the efforts of my contemporaries, and I am especially willing to acknowledge it as long as the artists aren’t working in the same field as I am or are as dangerously handsome. My renown as a journalist has afforded me interviews with many modern poets, painters, architects, actors and in the case of Amy Tan, one delicious night in a Holiday Inn hot tub.
We will always have the Holidome.However, the countless interviews I’ve conducted revealed that art is pretty boring most of the time, as are the people who create it. This is true across the board with one exception: action movies. So, it was with great fervor that I tried to orchestrate an interview with Tony Scott after hearing that he might be directing the X-Men Origins: Wolverine sequel. His representatives were cagey and unwilling to comment on the rumors or put me in contact with him. But I persisted, and now I am proud to finally present the following conversation with Mr. Scott, uncensored and almost certainly as it would have happened if he had agreed to a meeting with me. Soren: Thank you for taking the time for this and for personally returning every one of the voice messages I left. Tony: Of course, Soren. And may I say, thank you for the courageous work you’ve done advancing the evolution of the English language. You supply an effortless voice to an aggressively inarticulate generation. It’s as though you are teaching an entire culture how to utilize a powerful weapon that strikes the heart of all mankind but never kills a soul. Soren: You’re welcome. Tony: So what’s up? Soren: Well, first off: I love your movies. I am always excited to hear about new projects you’re working on, and right now rumors are circulating that you are a possible candidate for directing the next