'High Fidelity' on TV: Zoe Kravitz refreshes cult classic in Brooklyn-based reboot

CHICAGO — As an actor, working the camera — addressing us directly, in a confidential key — only looks easy. Phoebe Waller-Bridge in “Fleabag”: a genius, deadpan one second, fantastically expressive the next. John Cusack in the 2000 film version of the Nick Hornby novel “High Fidelity”: also a direct-address genius.Cusack had it tougher, in fact. The character he played, the Chicago record shop owner lugging around a gargantuan load of crippling, defensive cool was less of a self-destructive jester than the “Fleabag” antiheroine. Cusack, who worked on the adaptation of Hornby’s 1995 London-set...


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