On awareness and accepting the truth: there is no John Malkovich
What do Jean Claude Van Damme and John Malkovich have in common? Not a heck of a whole lot, however they do both star in movies where they play themselves and their real names are used in the title.
This week we’re talking about self-referential movies, and JCVD and Being John Malkovich certainly fit that definition. Despite one person being famous both for his roundhouse kicks to the face and starring in increasingly vapid action flicks, and the other being an eccentric, capital “A” Actor, the movie that is most effectively self-referential may surprise you!