Notes

“An Oral History of Vincent D’Onofrio’s Perfect Men In Black ‘Sugar Water’ Scene”

Rachel Handler interviews Vincent D’Onofrio and Barry Sonnenfeld about D’Onofrio’s performance as Edgar in Men in Black (1997). “Not for a minute do you forget that D’Onofrio is playing a gigantic intergalactic bug stuffed into the skin of a farmer. He lurches stiffly out of a flaming crater, bursting out of his overalls, his face stretched at unnatural angles, skin bunching beneath his chin, tongue lolling in his mouth. He yanks at his hairline, stretching his mug into an unnatural mask of wrinkles and teeth. Inside the kitchen, he grunts furiously as he pounds an entire glass of sugar water, his wife (Siobhan Fallon Hogan) looking on in disbelief. D’Onofrio is absolutely repulsive in every sense.Rachel Handler interviews Vincent D’Onofrio and Barry Sonnenfeld about D’Onofrio’s performance as Edgar in Men in Black (1997).”

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