In three and a half minutes, this scene from Defending Your Life distills Albert Brooks’ subtle profundity down to its life-and-death essence. What if the afterlife is about growth rather than reward? And what happens when we start using more than 5% of our brains? And is Artie’s appearance in this clip a year before The Larry Sanders Show debuted proof that we really do relive our lives until we get it right?
It’s Albert Brooks’ birthday, and our gift to you is three-and-a-half minutes from Defending Your Life that distills his subtle profundity down to its life-and-death essence.