He could’ve just as easily played Santa Claus. He was big and happy and gentle and he could’ve made the perfect Kris Kringle. But instead, he became famous by wearing the skin from other people’s faces and hanging victims on meat hooks. His name was Gunnar Hansen, but most folks only know him as Leatherface. … [Read More]
My All-American has the ability to become something bigger than the sum of its parts. But it’s missing something that prevents it from getting there.
You’re seven years old and your entire existence has been contained in a garden shed. You and your mother name each of the elements of your life and they become your friends. Your mother tries to protect you and keep you from danger, but one day, she realizes that she cannot. You do not know… [Read More]
The James Bond canon has reached the end of Daniel Craig’s run- he will most definitely not be back. So where does Spectre fall on the spectrum? What are there greatest films featuring the suave British spy? Which films should never have been made? The Duds: #24 through #17 — There’s a whole lot of Roger Moore here…. [Read More]
Amy Schumer’s team-up with Judd Apatow, Trainwreck, arrived on Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital HD without the fanfare that it might have a few months ago. A casualty in another theater shooting, the film deserves more attention, even if it is a jumbled cocktail that fails to completely blend. Schumer’s insights are powerful and funny, even if we don’t… [Read More]