“Chess and Laundry,” written and directed by George Abi-Hanna, is David Lynch directs the Seventh Seal meets a Kung Fu movie based on a script by a jazz composer with sound editing done in Tom Waits’ tool shed. In other words, a surrealist, existential, political sight and sound roundup centered around a man and a woman fighting it out over a chess board.
Philip Marlowe drank Old Forester. Sam Spade drank a premixed Manhattan from a paper cup. Lew Archer drank, well, pretty much anything. But Frank Marr prefers uppers over downers. That doesn't mean he doesn't hit the sauce, uppers are just a preference, a powdery, snortable preference. And if all of those fictional Private Eyes but … Continue reading On The Nightstand: The Frank Marr Series By David Swinson
Earlier this week, I picked up You Were Never Really Here by Jonathan Ames (creator of Bored to Death and Blunt Talk). Here's my review.
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