Sturgill Simpson’s Fire & Fury: A New Way To Consume Art, And I’m On Board

Billed as a visual album, country rocker Sturgill Simpson released last week what I hope becomes an actual thing going forward. Part anime, part new album, all kickass, Sound & Fury is just a fun, new way to do things. That Sturgill took the leap is not a surprise at all. The dude gives zero shits what most of us mere mortals think. And I love him for that. Pigeon-hole this man at your own peril. The film follows an inscrutable samurai driver on a path to a showdown with the big bads of a post-apocalyptic world. With a skater … Continue reading Sturgill Simpson’s Fire & Fury: A New Way To Consume Art, And I’m On Board

Let’s Get Reel: Hobbs & Shaw

It took me a couple weeks, but finally made it to Hobbs and Shaw, the latest installment in the Fast & Furious series, whis is the best documentary series this side of Ken Burns’ Baseball and Step Up 2-5. This movie is, well, what you would expect it to be. Banter between two charismatic badasses, ridiculous hijinx at fast speeds and a kickass baddie, this time played by Idris Elba. Seriously, when are we going to get Elba as Bond? I’ve wanted few things in the movie world more than I want Elba as Bond. Hobbs & Shaw spins off … Continue reading Let’s Get Reel: Hobbs & Shaw

Weez Watched: Once Upon A Time In… Hollywood

I assume the ellipses are necessary. Probably…maybe. Caught the Sunday afternoon showing of Quentin Tarantino’s newest film, Once Upon A Time In… Hollywood at the AMC 16 in Evansville. Had a few drinks at brunch before hand, so I was ready to go full food coma, my favorite type of coma, before the movie started. Once it did, however, the yawns went away quickly, despite the typical slow start of a QT film. My favorite part of QT films is usually the witty conversations and banter between the main characters. His story lines generally don’t drive the movie for me. … Continue reading Weez Watched: Once Upon A Time In… Hollywood