Heathcote Williams, 1941-2017

Writer Heathcote Williams has passed away. I won’t try to offer a detailed description of Mr. Williams’ life or work because I’m not familiar with enough of it.  Please take a look at his obituary in The New York Times, as well as the clip from the beginning of the movie adaptation of his play, The Local Stigmatic.  Links to those pages are at the end of this post.   The Local Stigmatic features one of Al Pacino’s lesser-known performances, and it’s also one of his best.  Some YouTube users who posted in the comment section disagree on whether he … Continue reading Heathcote Williams, 1941-2017