“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
In the age of superhero movies and nostalgic revamps/remakes/revisits, maybe Ash Vs. Evil Dead wasn't the hero show audiences deserved but definitely the hero show we needed—to save us from the same old shit. Ash Williams isn't military trained nor an eccentric multi-billionaire but rather a one-handed ValueStop stockboy from Elk Grove, Michigan who unwittingly unleashes … Continue reading “Hail To El Jefe” 2018 – Ash Vs. Evil Dead: In Memoriam
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