Tim Blake Nelson’s New Play Reveals How Socrates Predicted Donald Trump—And the Tyranny of Democracy.

Newsweek - 04-17


Four years ago, while filming Fantastic Four , Tim Blake Nelson began writing a play. “Especially when doing a superhero movie, I find myself in need of intellectual succor,” says the writer, filmmaker and actor, who most recently, and delightfully, appeared as the titular character in the Coen brothers’ The Ballad of Buster Scruggs.