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Parker Posey

She's so underrated. Any gossip or stories about her?

by Anonymousreply 112October 13, 2021 11:34 PM

I don’t think she’s underrated. She’s yet to give the epic, serious performance she’s obviously capable of, imo.

by Anonymousreply 1August 16, 2021 2:18 AM

I don't think she's underrated. It's amazing how many films she's made showcasing her quirky personality.

by Anonymousreply 2August 16, 2021 2:19 AM

[quote]I don’t think she’s underrated.

[quote]I don't think she's underrated.

Synchronicity, R1

by Anonymousreply 3August 16, 2021 2:21 AM

She is called the Queen of Indie. How is she underrated?

by Anonymousreply 4August 16, 2021 2:23 AM

I find her one note and over the age of 35, often annoying. She has some good roles now and then.

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by Anonymousreply 6August 16, 2021 2:25 AM

But it’s a PERFECT NOTE, R5. Range is NOT a virtue, despite what uppity fans and critics think.

As for an epic, serious performance: her arc on Louie was one of the best performances in TV history, and no one is allowed to disagree with me on that.

by Anonymousreply 7August 16, 2021 2:26 AM

OK, Hyperbole Harry. You really know how to animate a conversation.

by Anonymousreply 8August 16, 2021 2:28 AM

Underrated as she's never had the one breakout role.

by Anonymousreply 9August 16, 2021 2:28 AM

It was all downhill after As The World Turns.

by Anonymousreply 10August 16, 2021 2:28 AM

R8 = Blocked

by Anonymousreply 11August 16, 2021 2:29 AM

Her face is not helping her.

by Anonymousreply 12August 16, 2021 2:30 AM

R12 Seriously? She's hot as hell.

by Anonymousreply 13August 16, 2021 2:31 AM

Yeah I think she's gotten plenty of credit for the work that she's done. I like House of Yes.

by Anonymousreply 14August 16, 2021 2:31 AM

This thread is nothing without pica.

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by Anonymousreply 15August 16, 2021 2:33 AM


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by Anonymousreply 16August 16, 2021 2:33 AM

She's great on Netflix's Lost In Space reboot. One more season of that still to come!

by Anonymousreply 17August 16, 2021 2:40 AM

I want to see more of her.

by Anonymousreply 18August 16, 2021 2:41 AM

I felt sorry for her in the Singer Superman. She was too old for a moll role.

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by Anonymousreply 20August 16, 2021 2:44 AM

I love her as a bitch in dazed and confused.

by Anonymousreply 21August 16, 2021 3:07 AM

R19 Not at all. I thought she was perfect.

by Anonymousreply 22August 16, 2021 3:07 AM

R9 That…isn’t what underrated means.

by Anonymousreply 23August 16, 2021 3:09 AM

We need a Parker Posey/Janeane Garofalo movie.

by Anonymousreply 24August 16, 2021 3:15 AM

I knew her back in her SUNY Purchase days. She was a doll. We chatted a few times at parties. That’s all I’ve got.

And she was gorgeous.

by Anonymousreply 25August 16, 2021 3:16 AM

She is freaking brilliant

by Anonymousreply 26August 16, 2021 3:17 AM

Doe she ever wear wigs? Or own any?

by Anonymousreply 27August 16, 2021 3:17 AM

Who doesn't love her and Shirl in Hell on Heels?

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by Anonymousreply 28August 16, 2021 3:24 AM

"Hutch! What you wanna keep on sleeping with Rosanna for?"

by Anonymousreply 29August 16, 2021 3:25 AM

OK I had no idea such a treasure exists, R28. Milles mercies!

by Anonymousreply 30August 16, 2021 3:28 AM

R28 She talks about it in the book. Shirley came in to the trailer with a box with her wig in it, and wondered why Parker was using her real hair.

by Anonymousreply 31August 16, 2021 3:32 AM

My crush.

by Anonymousreply 32August 16, 2021 4:13 AM

She has very nice teeth.

by Anonymousreply 33August 16, 2021 6:00 AM

On Fallon.

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by Anonymousreply 34August 16, 2021 6:26 AM

^ American

by Anonymousreply 35August 16, 2021 6:28 AM

that was meant for R33

by Anonymousreply 36August 16, 2021 6:29 AM

R36 Looks like she got veneers.

by Anonymousreply 37August 16, 2021 6:33 AM

Years ago, I watched the TV movie she did with Shirley MacLaine about Mary K and I thought she was great (as far as her post-90s indie arthouse queen reign goes).

I’m excited for her to play Freda Black. She has a crazy life story and I think Posey will do the part justice.

I’m not a Ari Aster fan, but I recognise how in-demand he is and it’s cool she has a role in his latest film.

I would love to see her collaborate with Mike White. I feel like they’re from the same food group.

by Anonymousreply 38August 16, 2021 6:33 AM

She’s cringe in everything I have seen her in but she’s pretty.

by Anonymousreply 39August 16, 2021 6:36 AM

This was funny.

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by Anonymousreply 40August 16, 2021 6:39 AM

She was pretty epic in Hal Hartley’s Henry Fool. The deadpan style with that undercurrent of sadness fit her perfectly.

by Anonymousreply 41August 16, 2021 6:51 AM

Annoying and off-putting in everything I’ve seen her do. And with large and masculine feet.

by Anonymousreply 42August 16, 2021 7:09 AM

R42 Hey now.

by Anonymousreply 43August 16, 2021 7:12 AM

She was excellent in "Broken English".

by Anonymousreply 44August 16, 2021 7:17 AM

She’s done consistently good work her entire career, but was exceptionally brilliant in Search Party.

by Anonymousreply 45August 16, 2021 7:23 AM

I am a huge Parker Posey fan. I think she’s fantastic. I’ve admired her work ever since “Party Girl”.

Parker, myself and a friend hung out one time, only for an hour or two, at the old Tuesday night Beige Party at B Bar on the Lower East Side, early 2000s. So much fun!

by Anonymousreply 46August 16, 2021 7:28 AM

No love for Clockwatchers?

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by Anonymousreply 47August 16, 2021 7:30 AM

R46 What was she like? Tell us more.

by Anonymousreply 48August 16, 2021 7:32 AM

House of Yes is neat.

by Anonymousreply 49August 16, 2021 8:48 AM

Clockwatchers is a really good little known film.

by Anonymousreply 50August 16, 2021 11:54 AM

The most unfortunate...

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by Anonymousreply 51August 16, 2021 4:14 PM

Talked to her on the street once downtown - she was lovely.

by Anonymousreply 52August 16, 2021 4:15 PM

"Party Girl" was one of my favorite movies eons ago.

Last time I watched it, I didn't think it held up that well, but she was very good in it.

by Anonymousreply 53August 16, 2021 4:20 PM

I've shared this story a few times on DL, but it never gets any traction. I was an invited guest of film producers at Sundance in 2017. Parker was staying in the same chalet (probably 9 of us total). It's very different being in the same home with someone for x4 days (x2 of those we were all snowed in,) v having a few drinks with them in a bar randomly. I can't say she wasn't nice, but she would essentially ice all of us out after arranged social functions until she was ready to reappear. Then she would sashay in the kitchen or living room and semi-holler, "Parker is here!" We all just kind of went with it, because she's Parker Fucking Posey, But I remember asking the guy who brought me as a guest what the fuck was going on with her. Her dog (who has since passed away) also made x3 other dogs in the house deathly ill. All that to say, she did do a cucumber eye mask with me by the fireplace one night. (Hi, Parker, if you're reading this!)

by Anonymousreply 54August 16, 2021 4:30 PM

[quote]Her dog (who has since passed away) also made x3 other dogs in the house deathly ill.


by Anonymousreply 55August 16, 2021 4:54 PM

what traction would you expect for the anecdote?

by Anonymousreply 56August 16, 2021 4:56 PM

R56 People begging him for details, I guess?

Parker is okay, but I can't believe she managed to lose Busy Bee. If she hadn't, Beatrice would have taken Best in Show, because those other dogs were fat-ass losers. Freaks!

by Anonymousreply 57August 16, 2021 5:13 PM

Hmmm. I've always thought she was overrated.

by Anonymousreply 58August 16, 2021 5:18 PM

In her book and stuff she often seems to be short of money. Maybe the type of films she makes don't pay well. She lives in what seems to be a very ordinary one bedroom apt in the West Village. I may be way off target but this is what I gather.

by Anonymousreply 59August 16, 2021 5:21 PM

Did Parkey ever scissor with Chloë Sevigny? Or, did they avoid each other at events?

by Anonymousreply 60August 16, 2021 5:29 PM

Parker and Chloe were friends and used to live in the same apartment building. I don’t know if they still are friends.

by Anonymousreply 61August 16, 2021 6:07 PM

Also, for the person upthread who surmised she has trouble with money—indie films really, really don’t pay much. Chloe has been in the same boat for most of her career, but like Parker she’s occasionally been in larger, mainstream productions. Unlike Parker, Chloe has consistently done modeling and gotten endorsement deals (I don’t know if ‘endorsement’ is the word for it) throughout her career, which have paid way, way more than the independent film work she’s done.

by Anonymousreply 62August 16, 2021 6:10 PM


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by Anonymousreply 63August 16, 2021 6:14 PM

Bizarre ^^^

That is a very, VERY loose impression of Chloe.

by Anonymousreply 64August 16, 2021 6:25 PM

Parker and Chloe are queens.

by Anonymousreply 65August 16, 2021 6:29 PM

She's the type of actress who always seems to do, more or less, what she wants. She's done a handful of paycheck movies here and there, but very few. I respect that.

by Anonymousreply 66August 16, 2021 6:43 PM

Parker is way more attractive than Chloe.

by Anonymousreply 67August 16, 2021 8:17 PM

[quote]No love for Clockwatchers?

LOVE that movie! I actually have the movie poster framed because I loved the tagline: "waiting for your life to change can be a full-time job."

by Anonymousreply 68August 16, 2021 8:19 PM

R54 I want the full story.

by Anonymousreply 69August 16, 2021 8:20 PM

Great IG account.

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by Anonymousreply 70August 16, 2021 9:47 PM

One trick pony

by Anonymousreply 71August 16, 2021 11:08 PM

She was great in Personal Velocity, Clockwatchers, and the House of Yes. She’s sort of the same in her movies—snarky, witty/banter-y and very cynical. But it fits to have a character like that in many movies, although usually as an ensemble or minor character.

by Anonymousreply 72August 16, 2021 11:12 PM

Looks so hot here.

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by Anonymousreply 73August 16, 2021 11:22 PM

She’s so funny in will & grace.

by Anonymousreply 74August 16, 2021 11:39 PM

R74 When was she on Will and Grace?

by Anonymousreply 75August 16, 2021 11:41 PM

She is funny and can do drama and she is still beautiful and real looking.

by Anonymousreply 76August 16, 2021 11:41 PM

She has like three expressions: "bored", "mouth agape bored", and "smirk bored". Can't stand her.

by Anonymousreply 77August 16, 2021 11:42 PM

R75 she’s in a couple of diff episodes as Jack’s boss Dorleen at Barney’s.

by Anonymousreply 78August 16, 2021 11:42 PM

R74 She was cringe but jack and will were great around her.

by Anonymousreply 79August 16, 2021 11:42 PM

She'd look great with a bald head.

by Anonymousreply 80August 16, 2021 11:48 PM

She and Julie Bowen could do a Samantha/Serena send-up. I think they look a lot alike. Here is a picture of the two of them together.

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by Anonymousreply 81August 16, 2021 11:51 PM

I've always thought Parker Posey and foreign Broadway's Ruthie Henshall favor. Variety thought so too.

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by Anonymousreply 82August 16, 2021 11:54 PM

Posey along with Elizabeth Shue and Phoebe Cates were among my most fevered crushes as a young gayling. Like how cool would they have been to have as an older sister.

by Anonymousreply 83August 17, 2021 12:19 AM

R54 here again...I had the chance to smoke some weed with Parker and Rory Culkin after their Sundance film premiere. Rory was definitely over the whole publicity charade (and he's tiny...smaller than me, and I'm 5'6"). Also, we were barred from taking pics of one with Parker in the chalet; we'd all been warned about this ahead of time by her agent. I did bring a 'Scream 3' DVD for her to sign for a sick friend, and she signed that on the last day whilst also signing Tori Tori Spelling's name simultaneously. She said she'd seen Tori sign her name so many times she knew how to sign it. And she actually did!

by Anonymousreply 84August 17, 2021 2:09 AM

R84 How tall is Parker?

by Anonymousreply 85August 17, 2021 2:13 AM

R84 here again...sorry for the typos. R85, Parker is probably about 5'5". She was wearing a lot of boots, so it was hard to tell. 'The Young Pope' had just premiered and we all watched that in the chalet while we were snowed in. Someone asked if she'd ever met Jude Law, and she said just in passing, but that she'd love to fuck him. In a living room full of gay men, we all laughed and seconded her.

by Anonymousreply 86August 17, 2021 2:17 AM

R86 Does/did she wear wig? Or have veneers?

by Anonymousreply 87August 17, 2021 2:19 AM

R86 No biggie with the typos, we understood fine. I always thought she was around 5'5/5'6.

by Anonymousreply 88August 17, 2021 2:22 AM

Toni Colette is the underrated Clockwatcher. I like Parker Posey, but she’s the same in every movie.

by Anonymousreply 89August 17, 2021 2:26 AM

Oh my god, enough with the stupid autistic wig obsession.

by Anonymousreply 90August 17, 2021 5:31 PM

Can wigs be autistic?

by Anonymousreply 91August 17, 2021 5:47 PM

Go to bed autistic.

by Anonymousreply 92August 17, 2021 5:48 PM

She also did a voice on The Simpsoms.

by Anonymousreply 93August 17, 2021 8:31 PM

Loved her in Scream 3.

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by Anonymousreply 94August 17, 2021 9:45 PM


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by Anonymousreply 95August 17, 2021 9:46 PM

R94 Yep. Better than Courteney.

by Anonymousreply 96August 17, 2021 9:46 PM

She's the only major reason to see Scream 3.

by Anonymousreply 97August 17, 2021 10:34 PM

Oooh, I just rewatched “Clockwatchers” and loved it even more.

by Anonymousreply 98August 17, 2021 11:29 PM

I watched clockwatchers because of this thread. Very fun. Love the scene when it’s 4:59 and the camera oscillates between the four of them as they stare at the clock, Lisa Kudrow’s slight change in facial expressions was too good!

by Anonymousreply 99August 17, 2021 11:49 PM

She's very nice. Surprisingly thoughtful. Goes out of her way.

by Anonymousreply 100August 18, 2021 12:00 AM

R100 Tell me more, tell me more.

by Anonymousreply 101August 18, 2021 12:01 AM

Posey in Scream 3 is on my personal ballot for supporting actress that year. I'd have to review the contenders, but I might even give her the win.

Her chemistry with Courtney Cox is off-the-charts.

My only gripe is she didn't get a death scene worthy of her performance.

by Anonymousreply 102August 18, 2021 12:11 AM

I rewatched Hpuse of Yes because of this thread and it was even funnier than I remembered. I'm going to try Clockwatchers now

by Anonymousreply 103August 18, 2021 12:35 AM

She is absolutely hilarious in High Fidelity.

by Anonymousreply 104August 18, 2021 1:43 AM

She’s devastating in her arc on Louie, as I mentioned at the beginning of this thread. That, to me, is perhaps the crown jewel of all her performances to date.

by Anonymousreply 105August 18, 2021 3:27 AM

R105 It certainly is one of them.

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by Anonymousreply 107August 18, 2021 9:10 PM

R105 True.

by Anonymousreply 108August 19, 2021 8:47 PM

Any truth the bestiality video rumor?

by Anonymousreply 109August 20, 2021 12:48 AM

Technically, you can't have a Masters in Parker Posey unless you've seen "Clockwatchers"

“Do you ever feel like you’re floating? You’re not connected to anything or anybody? I feel like I could vanish and no one would even notice. Not for weeks.”

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by Anonymousreply 110August 22, 2021 3:50 AM

Dorlene the Whore-lene

by Anonymousreply 111August 22, 2021 6:07 AM

Parker's working on two new films, one by Ari Aster.

by Anonymousreply 112October 13, 2021 11:34 PM
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