Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot

Joaquin Phoenix brings us the story of cartoonist John Callahan, a quadriplegic alcoholic with a challenging yet humorous take on life. Based on a true story, John opens the film by sharing his story on a stage: I know three things about my real mother. She was Irish American. She had red hair. And, sheContinue reading “Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot”

Nightmare Alley

Nightmare Alley stars Bradley Cooper (Stan Carlisle) who is down on his luck and apparently running away from a sordid past (we watch him burn down a house). In true film noir spirit, any hope of a new future comes in the form of a carnival – a medley of trickery and illusion. Interestingly, StanContinue reading “Nightmare Alley”