Movie Review – Affliction: Or, “Drunk Man Abuses Family in a Small Town”

Written by Russell Banks and Paul SchraderDirected by Paul Schrader It took me several tries to get through this film. I’d tried to watch it once, and pretty much dismissed it when I learned that the movie was actually filmed in Quebec, instead of the a fictional small New Hampshire it is supposed to beContinue reading “Movie Review – Affliction: Or, “Drunk Man Abuses Family in a Small Town””

Movie Review – American Gun: James Coburn’s Final Film is Perhaps His Best Performance in Years

Written by Alan JacobsDirected by Alan Jacobs Don’t be fooled by the title. If you think this is a “liberal Hollywood anti-gun propaganda film”, you might be missing a touching story about relationships between people as well as what it takes to work through the difficult times in our lives. James Coburn is Martin Tillman,Continue reading “Movie Review – American Gun: James Coburn’s Final Film is Perhaps His Best Performance in Years”