Last Five Watched

1. Nightcrawler

Following the lead of Ryan Gosling in “Drive”, Jake Gyllenhaal produces and stars in this dark L.A.-based thriller. But while “Drive” was basically just a stylish but overrated artsy remake of “The Transporter”, “Nightcrawler” goes deeper, a potent satire of media sensationalism and blind ambition. Gyllenhaal gives an outstanding performance as Leo […]

When Coach Taylor speaks/inspires ...

… you damn well better listen.

From the Trailer Park - Black Mass (#2)

That’s it, I’m re-reading the eponymous source book, starting tonight … or finally start watching Out of the Furnace. One or the other.


Vacation Reboot — Rebut

P.J. O’Rourke, in The Hollywood Reporter, tells us how he killed National Lampoon and why the Vacation remake sucks.

There are those who say that National Lampoon “changed the face of American humor.” It certainly put some wrinkles on mine. We published our last issue in November 1998.

What was so much fun about […]

From the Trailer Park — Victoria

A 2 1/2 hour heist movie filmed in one continuous take.

From the Trailer Park: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2

From The Trailer Park - The Good Dinosaur

Pixar’s latest, set in a world in which the meteor missed Earth and didn’t wipe out the dinosaurs.

Voices include Steve Zahn, Anna Paquin, Frances McDormand and Sam Elliott.

From The Trailer Park: Spectre

Bond. James Bond.

Stars Daniel Craig, Ralph Fiennes, Christoph Waltz, Monica Belucci

From the Trailer Park — No Escape

Owen Wilson, Pierce Brosnan… looks like it could be good

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