One of the things you probably don’t know about me is that I’m a huge Johnny Cash fan.
Yes, it’s hard to believe, but this suave man-about-town actually grew up listening to old-school country like Cash, Waylon, Willie,
Okay back to Cash. You might think that a Cash fan of my magnitude would be ecstatic about his new movie. You would be only half right. It’s precisely because of the reverence I have for country music that I have very mixed feeling about Walk the Line. If nothing else, the fact that they got Reese Witherspoon to play June Carter Cash is a terrific sign. And the fact that Cash was a part of the casting of the movie is a good sign, too. Still, I can’t help but fearing
Until I see it with my own eyes (hopefully this weekend), I will "walk the line" between excitement and a feeling of impending doom, regarding the movie. I just hope they don’t do to Johnny what they did to Andy Kaufman.
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