South City Confessions: Appreciate what you have, every single day

Maybe it’s the fact that more than 30 people were gunned down in mass shootings last week. Maybe it’s the fact I drove a guy who had just put his sister on life support this morning. Maybe it’s the fact the world seems to shit itself one day and wipe its ass the next. Let … More South City Confessions: Appreciate what you have, every single day

Honoring Khaled: The most powerful scene in ‘The Last Men in Aleppo’

A dead man is carried into a kitchen, and laid on the table. Before he can properly depart, his body must be cleaned thoroughly. Family and friends join in this ritual, a cleansing of the dirt of life from under the fingernails of finality. An exhausting yet surreal process, the truth is in the details … More Honoring Khaled: The most powerful scene in ‘The Last Men in Aleppo’

Farewell, Mr. Orange: A master film projectionist, father, and lover of baseball caps tilted up

“Smile! It’s good for ya!” Last week, I was at a movie screening with a few minutes to spare. As 10 turned to 15 and that escalated into 30 minutes, a delay brewed and audience members wondered what was happening. There aren’t projectors up there anymore at Ronnies or Esquire, just a digital machine with … More Farewell, Mr. Orange: A master film projectionist, father, and lover of baseball caps tilted up

South City Confessions: Masking up or not shouldn’t be a declaration of war between people

I wore a mask for 14 months. Everywhere. The gym, restaurants for takeout, movie theaters that were actually open, and just about anywhere. I hated it, but did so for the sake of my family and many other families. But that really sounds and even rides off like the tongue like a pile of shit. … More South City Confessions: Masking up or not shouldn’t be a declaration of war between people

Vin Diesel adds “comedian” to his list of “talents” after calling out The Rock’s acting

First off, NOBODY really does any acting in the “Fast and Furious” movies, not even Kurt Russell’s Mr. Nobody. So I found it wildly comical today when an article from Indie Wire pulled a quote from a Vin Diesel interview with Men’s Health magazine, stating the bald-headed stoic statue had finally explained the origin of … More Vin Diesel adds “comedian” to his list of “talents” after calling out The Rock’s acting

Please don’t sleep on the invigorating ‘Cruella’ because it’s not your typical Disney fluff

The first thing I will tell you about the marvelous new Disney film, “Cruella,” is that it is more for adults than kids. This a punk rock concert with a fierce kick, dominated by show-stopping performances and tunes. The old school soundtrack, stuffed with classics and delicious covers of classics, will keep your feet tapping … More Please don’t sleep on the invigorating ‘Cruella’ because it’s not your typical Disney fluff