Twin Peaks Usenet Archive
Subject: Re: Piper Laurie spotted again
From: email@example.com (Jon Conrad)
Date: 1991-01-14, 08:29
In article firstname.lastname@example.org (Gervase Fen) writes:
> >In the midst of the month-long TP deprivation, I had a special treat last
> >night. A friend and I rented Agatha Christie's "Appointment with Death,"
> >starring none other than Piper Laurie!
> >The movie itself was excellent (I'm partial to mysteries, you understand),
So am I. However (see below)....
> >and Piper had a wonderful role as the evil stepmother who ends up getting
> >herself bumped off. Wow!
Meaty role, but Piper really wasn't up to playing the all-powerful
family dowager/villainess. It's one of the most inadequate pieces of
acting (from someone who's usually good) that I can recall seeing.
Her lack of power in the role pretty much wrecks the movie IMHO.
Jon Alan Conrad