Friday, July 17, 2009
I was asked the other night who I thought epitomized the notion of 'indie' on the screen.
The interlocutor might have expected me to say Parker Posey. Instead, I opted for Zooey Deschanel."
I've thought so since 2000 when she appeared in the very well-made picture Almost Famous.
Black Book Magazine's current issue has a bit on her. My favorite bit of the interview would have to be:
"You can’t walk around thinking, “I’m a quirky indie girl!”
I marvel at how quickly 'indie' shifted from something denoting the margin to mainstream coolness.
Read the article here.