“Michelle Pfeiffer as Melanie Parker is sexy, smart, snarky, and sweet, all wrapped up in one stunningly gorgeous package—seriously, she looks …Melanie Montage Here’s a reblog of my pfriend Paul’s lovely Melanie Parker pictorial tribute (in which he happens to quote me—thank you Paul!).
In James Mangold’s criminally unsung Cop Land (1997), Ray Liotta played disgraced, disheveled, and chain-smoking police detective Gary Figgis, one of several NYPD officers living in “Cop Land”—a police enclave across the river in Jersey. In a cast that is outrageously stacked with talent and great performances—Robert De Niro, Harvey Keitel, Annabella Sciorra, Janeane Garofalo, … Continue reading Ray Liotta, 1954–2022
Even though it's only May, summer weather made its first appearance of the year last week in my part of the world. Hotter days and warm and muggy nights have made my mind wander to the impending arrival of summer. I'm a autumnal fanatic, a fall freak, if you will, but there's certainly a charming … Continue reading Titania and A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Never mind the bollocks, here’s the designer punk pumps and handbag. Huh? We’ve seen this before. The commodification of punk rock happened a long time ago, back when it all began in the 1970s. This almost always happens with zeitgeist moments. So, nothing should surprise me and my seen-it-all punk rock soul at this point. … Continue reading Punk is Freedom