Category Archives: Overcoming Huh

Overcoming Huh: Running on Empty (Sidney Lumet 1988)

This will be the first in a series of semi-regular posts inspired by having had several versions of this conversation:

Me: Oh,  film/ book/ singer is great!

Friend: Huh? Never heard of it/ them.

Me: Uh, well, it’s… trust me, it’s great. You have to watch/ read/ listen to it/ them.

Friend (unconvinced): Sure.

These posts are going tobe the long and eloquent explanation I can’t think up on the spur of the moment of why X is so great, in the hope that if I  encourage more people to watch/ read/ listen to it, I’ll run into that disappointing ‘huh’ less often, because I won’t be alone in my love.

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