Cinema Credo Ep. 3: Death to Smoochy with Jonathan Hape

Musician Jonathan Hape, who has been on a number of episodes of Lost in Criterion and does the music for that show, sits down with me to talk about the Danny DeVito-directed, Edward Norton and Robin Williams-starring Death to Smoochy, a movie that he says is not nearly as dark and misanthropic as even the scant positive reviews painted it on its 2002 release. We talk sincerity and pressing forward, and I may become the first person to mention Smoochy and Dostoevsky in the same breath.

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