I used to be “with it.” But then they changed what “it” was. Now what I’m with isn’t “it” and what’s “it” seems weird and scary to me.
One of my biggest faults is that I fall in love really easily. I mean, like way too easily. I clearly remember being around 12 and an adult lady in a pantsuit held a door open for me at a grocery store and my heart skipped a beat as I thought "OH! THIS IS IIIIIIT! OOO I hope we have monogrammed towels." Why yes, I'm a child of divorce. Why do you ask?
But one love that will never die,…
What a haunted and complicated film this is. The entire affair just has the look and saunter and attitude that is has SEEN some shit. Like an ER nurse's eyes. Or whoever that James Taylor Fire and Rain song was written about.
First and foremost, this is a character study. Of sisters Ellen (Lee Grant) and Sissy (Carol Kane) and the different ways they cope with the death of their anthropologist father. Sissy goes the path less traveled and decides…
Hey, have you ever been to a gas station and they're just completely out of hotdogs? I have. And it's always a bummer. Because I always think "Man, I just missed meeting Steven Seagal."
Let's just talk about the man, the myth, the legend Steven Seagal for a minute here. A smarmy, ugly, condescending, ego-maniacial wad of cookie dough who has made a mint for the last TWENTY EIGHT(!!!!!) years making movies your dad loves to fall asleep in an…
So you think you're a cinephile, eh? Well, then pop quiz, hotshot. What universally reviled film came out to little fanfare, terrible critical reviews, even worse audience scores, turned the film industry against itself and just so happened to change the way Hollywood contracts are negotiated? Hint: it's this one.
It's...Boxing Helena. I can't believe you didn't get that...didn't...didn't you see the hint? Well whatever. It's this.
And it's true. Back in 1993 a little film studio called…