Kevin: They say there are no small parts, just small actors. Actually the actors who usually say this are probably bitter that they can’t get bigger parts, but that doesn’t make it any less true, which is why Tough Guy Digest is celebrating the scene-stealers who made a lasting impression in just a few minutes … Continue reading The “No Small Parts” Series Begins with Kim Coates Seriously Trying Bruce Willis’ Patience in “The Last Boy Scout”
Kevin: “A visually stunning, emotionally frigid exploration of humanity in the guise of a blockbuster sci-fi film, made by a unique filmmaking voice firing on all cylinders.” That would be both an accurate description of Ridley Scott’s “Blade Runner” as well as Denis (“Sicario,” “Arrival”) Villeneuve’s “Blade Runner 2049,” which appears to be following in … Continue reading Spoilerific Review: Mike and Kevin Talk “Blade Runner” Past and Present (with a Special Appearance by Sean Young!)
(Originally posted Jan. 11, 2017) Kevin: “Looks like you won the Oscar tonight Storm!” That’s what a fellow cop says to Steven Seagal’s character Mason Storm in “Hard to Kill,” after Storm has just killed or horribly maimed several gangbangers during an attempted convenience store robbery (the fact that the convenience store owner lies dead … Continue reading TGD Flashback Friday: Steven Seagal’s Oscar-Worthy Moment in “Hard to Kill”
(Updated with additional commentary and Kevin’s thoughts after watching episodes of “Rick and Morty” below.) Kevin: Outnumbered, under siege, surrounded by a hostile enemy in unfamiliar territory. That’s what elite U.S. military forces were facing against a heavily armed militia in October 1993 during the infamous “Battle of Mogadishu,” with the actions of the brave … Continue reading True American Heroes Kevin and CJ Fight Through an Army of “Rick and Morty” Fans to Watch “Black Hawk Down” (Updated w/ Review of the Show)
Kevin: Have you ever read one of those gossipy blind items about an unnamed Hollywood executive who allegedly tried to coerce an actress into some disgusting sex act, and you thought, “Hmmm, I bet they’re talking about Harvey Weinstein”? Well it turns out you were right, as the New York Times this week reported the … Continue reading Did Tom Cruise Base His “Tropic Thunder” Character Les Grossman on Harvey Weinstein? TGD Says …
Kevin: “Blade Runner” is a science fiction classic, one of the most influential movies of the last 40 years, and a film whose reputation has only grown over time. It’s also a movie that, while I respect and admire it immensely, also usually puts me to sleep faster than a Benadryl-NyQuil cocktail followed by a … Continue reading The Tough Guy Challenge: Can Kevin Watch “Blade Runner” in One Sitting Without Falling Asleep?
Update: Unfortunately we will not be able to add “watching Bruce Willis blow away a diverse group of criminals” to our list of family activities this Thanksgiving, as the release date for the “Death Wish” remake has been pushed from Nov. 22 of this year to March of 2018. No reason has been given, although … Continue reading Updated: TGD Makes a “Death Wish” to Free Bruce Willis from VOD Purgatory