Tag Archives: Burt Lancaster

The “Affluent Middle-Aged White Men in Existential Crisis” film festival

I’m not familiar with every movie that’s ever been made about affluent, middle-aged white men coming to terms with their own mortality, but, if I were asked to weigh in on what films should be included in an “Affluent White Men in Existential Crisis” film festival, I’d definitely nominate John Frankenheimer’s Seconds (1966) starring Rock […]

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Casting myself in a reboot of The Swimmer

I know I’ve yet to make good on my last great film idea — a shot-for-shot remake of the Hall and Oates video for the song “She’s Gone,” starring me and Dr. Pete Larson in the roles of Hall and Oats respectively — but, laying here in my sickbed tonight, I think I’ve got an […]

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Murder by Natural Causes

Last night, as I couldn’t sleep, I decided to see whether or not I could find an episode of Columbo that I’d never seen before streaming on the internet. And I found one that looked promising on YouTube titled “Murder by Natural Causes,” starring Hal Holbrook and Katharine Ross, which I promptly started watching. And […]

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