From The Parallax Review Vaults: Get Low (2010)

The following review originally was written for The Parallax Review, a film review site of which I was the co-founder and managing editor. I have decided to collect the writings I did for The Parallax Review and preserve them here. I will be posting a few of these older pieces every week. My review of […]

From The Parallax Review Vaults: Runaway Train (1985)

The following review originally was written for The Parallax Review, a film review site of which I was the co-founder and managing editor. I have decided to collect the writings I did for The Parallax Review and preserve them here. I will be posting a few of these older pieces every week. My review of […]

Twelve Days of Axe-mas: Scrooged (1988)

I am taking part in The Chicago Creepout’s Twelve Days of Axe-mas holiday viewing event. This is my day ten. Has a movie star had a more schizophrenic career than Bill Murray? At first glance, there seems to be a massive disconnect between his comedic roles and his sudden jump into melancholy, dramatic turns in […]