what is it with straight people – straight actor people especially – that makes them so desperate to get married? What is that impulse? What makes them want to do it, even when it has to be in private like Danny and the very lovely Rachel Weisz here? Even when they’ve been married before and it hasn’t panned out?
Yes, carry on going out. Go on holiday together. Meet each other’s parents. Move in, even. But what’s with the marriage thing? What are they trying to prove?
As our grandmothers used to say between fags and making brawn out of half a pig’s head (that bit is actually true), ‘Marry in haste, repent at your leisure…’