Think of all the movies and shows that would be totally wholesome if you didn't have to worry about the government dissecting anybody.
I watched a mall die; not all at once, but over the course of decades. When I was young, it had everything: department stores, a pet store, a food court, an arcade, even a comic book shop. After the newer mall opened, everything left, until it had only a discount arcade (“Every game’s a nickel!”), and they really only opened the front doors so senior citizens could walk there. I saw my favorite performance…
“I don’t do polka, baby.”
My last college roommate was pretty cool. He introduced me to Ingmar Bergman, and I shared the glory that is The Adventures of Pete & Pete. I’d argue that’s a petty fair trade. He also loved this crazy post-apocalyptic action musical comedy, and we had a great time once we finally found a copy.
Six-String Samurai should’ve been the beginning of something great for the director Lance Mungia and its star Jeffrey Falcon. It created a…