procrastination

My favorite films of the 1980s

Drugstore Cowboy (1989) Gus Van Sant Gus Van Sant's best films tend to focus on outsiders, people separate from mainstream society. The makeshift family of Drugstore Cowboy (and the junkies with whom they interact)are firmly entrenched in the outskirts of Portland--hounded by police, haunted by dreams, and living in constant fear of feeling anything. Matt… Continue reading My favorite films of the 1980s

book review

“Stay as Sweet as you Are” from Four Corners Vol II

Last week's Four Corners tale There are Smiles that Make you Happy and this week's have a lot in common. Both see the world through young eyes. Both have a love triangle. Hell, both of them have a moment when the narrator childishly refuses to attend a wedding because he doesn't like one member of… Continue reading “Stay as Sweet as you Are” from Four Corners Vol II