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Rise, Roar, Revolt

May 30th, 2022

RRR is streaming on Netflix  It would not be an understatement to say that Indian cinema is a big deal. A little research teaches me that, on average, somewhere in the neighborhood of 1,800 films are produced in India annually. In 2019, before reliable reporting got blown up by the pandemic, the Indian film industry grossed about $2.7 billion, making it the third-highest in the world. Here’s the thing…if Indian cinema is such a cultural juggernaut, why haven’t I reviewed more Indian films? That’s because I screwed up! It’s not easy to strike a balance between American blockbusters and... Read More

Did Samuel L. Jackson Lose A Bet?

July 5th, 2015

Samuel L. Jackson is one of the greatest actors ever to appear in motion pictures. Everybody knows this, and odds are, if you have a favorite movie, he’s in it. He was the soulful hitman Jules in Pulp Fiction. The tough as nails Nick Fury in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The emerging supervillain Mr. Glass in Unbreakable. Mace Windu in the not very good Star Wars prequels. Go look at his IMDB page, and you’ll very quickly learn two things about him. 1) Jackson is an actor of astonishing talent who has worked in virtually every film genre. 2) He will appear in anything for money. For... Read More