It’s Impossible to Learn to Plow by Reading Books (1988)

Directed by Richard Linklater In his first film, Richard Linklater plays an aimless young man who wanders the western half of the country with no specific destination.  He begins in Austin, then spends time in Montana and California and plenty of time on trains in between.  His journey, in its own way, is like that … Continue reading It’s Impossible to Learn to Plow by Reading Books (1988)

Venom (2018)

Directed by Ruben Fleischer Okay, so in Venom a parasite takes partial control of reporter Eddie Brock (Tom Hardy) and turns him into a cannibalistic Spiderman type of thing, but don't be fooled (!), this movie is just like every other passable studio superhero movie out there. Sure, there are some interesting choices, Hardy has fun … Continue reading Venom (2018)