Posted on Thursday, December 2nd, 2010 by Russ Fischer
The idea of documenting one’s life via confessional and storytelling monologues is hardly unusual in 2010, but Spalding Gray did it before almost anyone else. And he did it better; in films like Swimming to Cambodia, Monster in a Box and Gray’s Anatomy his personal histories were a gateway to perceptive observations about life and the world around us.
Gray’s Anatomy was directed by Steven Soderbergh. After Spalding Gray’s tragic death by apparent suicide, his widow asked the director to make a documentary about her late husband. The result is And Everything is Going Fine, which is presented not as “a documentary by Steven Soderbergh,” but as “a tribute by” the director. The trailer is after the break. Read More »