Ron Howard’s 1985 film “Cocoon” is among his best and the very best of all films of the 20th century.
>When star Wilford Brimley died yesterday at age 85, Howard chimed in on Twitter with a reminiscence:
Howard, who gets along with everyone, that news was a bit of a surprise. A Twitter responded and asked what exactly he meant. Howard replied:
“Wilford said the script was good but the scene could be better. He was right. He was a very inventive and thoughtful actor. His influence on the movie was wonderful”
Here’s the famous scene again. It made Brimley’s career: