As my Facebook friends know, I've had the soundtrack for the new Todd Haynes movie I'm Not There on high rotation. Some of my favorites include Karen O's "Highway 61 Revisited," Stephen Malkmus' "Maggie's Farm," and Cat Power's "Stuck Inside of Mobile With the Memphis Blues Again." A surprise of the two-CD soundtrack is "When the Ship Comes In" by Marcus Carl Franklin, a 14 year-old African-American who plays Dylan as a young man. Anyone who cares, knows by now that Haynes cast six different people to play Dylan at different periods of his life, including Cate Blanchett, Christian Bale, Heath Ledger and Richard Gere. So if you're looking for a Halloween costume, how about looking to Bob Dylan lyrics for inspiration.
By Brian J. Barr. Illustrated by Michael Dougan. Via Seattle Weekly