You have to admire a $300 million movie that didn’t give a shit. Nearing its tenth anniversary (which seems crazy), here’s an appreciation of all the ways this movie did whatever it wanted to do, Hollywood business rules be damned.Read more "Pirates of the Caribbean 3 A.K.A. “Fuck It, We Have Nothing To Lose”"
Probably not a surprising choice for a guilty pleasure, perhaps even old hat. But hear me out… What should be just another testosterone-y, dick-measuring-contest action movie accidentally becomes something a little more: the American Dream itself.Read more "Con Air: An Ode To American Earnestness (And Bad Hair)"