It was the summer of 1988 and my high school graduation party was about to begin. Chairs and tables were … Continue reading Mystify: a film about Michael Hutchence
Michael Mann’s follow up to HEAT was critically lauded. Unlike its predecessor, it was recognized by the Academy with seven … Continue reading The Insider
As Joker’s box office crests $300 million, and Oscar-talk of Joaquin Phoenix’s performance becomes a serious discussion, the typical conversations … Continue reading Joker: An Incel Anthem? Or a Reflection Of Our Times.
Growing up as an only child, I lived in a house with an alcoholic who did not spare the rod … Continue reading Avengers Assemble
It all starts with a dog. An impossibly beautiful pit bull that bartender (and maybe more) Bob Saginowski finds wounded … Continue reading The Drop
Stop the presses! A 78-year-old man doesn’t like superhero movies! Hide the women and children! Okay, he’s not just any … Continue reading Martin Scorsese Doesn’t Like Superhero Movies (And Everything Will Be Fine)
It’s an odd distinction, being the least successful film with Hannibal Lecter in it. It’s a fate that Michael Mann’s … Continue reading Manhunter