"It doesn't matter what you do, you're always going to smell like fish."
As the (first-time) curator of this week’s Collab selections, I tried to ensure the absence of stinkers, but once it shook out that "Hard Times" was the official choice, I knew we were all in good hands; Balled up, bruised knuckled hands.
"Hard Times" feels (on the surface) like one of those 70's tough-guy movies, but displaying equal parts "The Sting" and "Snatch", it's really more of a character study, with some of the more interesting characters than you would come to expect from a depression-era, bare-knuckle boxing flick.
Let's start (as all conversations should) with Bronson. Ohhhh, Charles Bronson...I've made it very well known about my affinity for…