Category Archives: Favorite Films

Laws of Gravity Ruined My Life

Laws of Gravity is a 1992 American crime drama film This movie ruined me. The grittiness, the realism, the chaos, the insanity, Brooklyn in the ’90’s, my first introduction to Edie Falco before she was Edie Falco, the vacant streets, … Continue reading

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Son Interviews Father

[Portions of this interview were previously published on BookReporter.com] In celebration of Father’s Day, I have interviewed my father. I dedicate what follows to every good father out there who is loving, respectful, honest, real and true. This day is … Continue reading

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Laws of Gravity on the Mean Streets

Mean Streets. Laws of Gravity. I’m a sucker for movies about toxic friends and a code of loyalty, but these two films have always been more than just that to me. The similarities between these two features are purposeful with … Continue reading

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Charlie Begins to Break Down in Mean Streets

Mean Streets is quite possibly one of my favorite films of all-time. If you haven’t seen it, you must. It’s an early Scorsese work that gives you a glimpse of all that is to come from Taxi Driver and The … Continue reading

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Advanced Zombie Praise

Team Zombie received some incredible book blurbs from some zombie-rific folks recently. From Matthew Quick, author of The Silver Linings Playbook, (also a forthcoming film adapted and directed by David O. Russell, starring Bradley Cooper, Robert DeNiro, Julia Stiles, Chris … Continue reading

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