We sympathize, but technology keeps improving and we have to keep up, too.
In a vague way, it's a bit like athletes and how they stay on top of their game. I've become more interested in second and third acts, and a lot less interested in that splashy debut. Maybe, says Peter Biskind, whose sources claim that an insecure Beatty "worried every speech to death" as the movie crumbled around him. That's a bad idea to begin with: like Scary Movie, parodies of a parody are on to a loser from the start.But with the addition of crude racial stereotyping (of all races) and a fatal lack of funny, this goes from bad to worst.And when British Prime Minister John Major gave Larwood's cricket achievement belated recognition by awarding him the MBE in 1993, his picture made the newspapers again, together with characteristic quotes from the old fast bowler as he contemplated the changes that had overtaken cricket in the many years since he was headline news himself.Scoffing at the amount of protective gear worn by modern batsmen, Larwood described them as `trussed up like turkeys' and asserted that they `should stand up and be counted like men'.