All about the First Joe Bob’s Jamboree from someone who was there for most of it

All about the four-day ‘Drive-In Woodstock’ featuring How Rednecks Saved Hollywood, Mutant Fest, a live Last Drive-In and the Drive-In of Dread at the Mahoning Drive-In On the first day, the Mutants saw How Rednecks Saved Hollywood, Burt Reynolds at his peak (cause Darcy was dressed up like him) and, oh yeah, the Mahoning Drive-In […]

Ben Nagy reviews ‘Landing Lake’: Can anybody fly around here?

A group of four accented Euro antenna repair folks traipse out into the wilderness in a van on an assignment to fix some sort of messed-up satellite repeater device in an unidentified location in Landing Lake. If you like long walks in the woods, men from around the United Kingdom shouting profanity in various accents […]

Ben Nagy reviews ‘Midnight Runner’: Senioritis is contagious … and violent

The new kid in the neighborhood with a violent past struggles to fit in with everyone else in Midnight Runner, a movie that’s reminiscent of Nicolas Winding Refn’s Drive, with a synthesizer-fueled soundtrack but a lot younger cast. Ian (Ben Weinswig) had an incident six years ago that landed him in juvenile detention – his […]

Ben Nagy reviews Clinton Road ’til he cain’t no more

Yeah, I’m gonna glue my eyeballs to the old Clinton RoadI’m gonna watch ’til I can’t no more Ice-T plays an exposition-delivering night club owner and we get six clueless people wandering around the woods near where this guy’s wife disappeared in a quest for the dreaded “closure” for himself and his missing wife’s sister […]