Kevin: Danny Glover celebrated his birthday this past Sunday, which in most cases would have prompted a simple congratulatory tweet from Tough Guy Digest before we went back to important matters like trying to figure out how to mark the 25th anniversary of “Demolition Man” this year. However, I found it hard to concentrate on … Continue reading Danny Glover’s Birthday Reminds TGD of “Lethal Weapon’s” Most Disturbing Scene
Kevin: November 1990, Houston, TX. A young Kevin and his best friend Rich arrive at the movie theater on a Saturday afternoon to see the highly anticipated (by them anyway) “Predator 2.” But when they arrive at the ticket booth, they are told that they are too young to see an R-rated movie. Undeterred, they … Continue reading Kevin Finally Sees “Predator 2” on the Big Screen Nearly 30 Years After Having to Settle for “Three Men and a Little Lady”
It’s the end of the year, which for most movie sites means a time to celebrate the best that Hollywood had to offer in 2017. Well we’ll get around to that next week along with our 2018 Preview, but first we wanted to celebrate the best that Tough Guy Digest had to offer this year … Continue reading The “Best of Tough Guy Digest” Awards for 2017!
Kevin: Although it technically came out in March of 1987, today the stars of “Lethal Weapon” joined together to celebrate the original film’s 30th anniversary (and are you gonna be the one to tell Mel Gibson he’s got the wrong date?). To add to the celebration, Tough Guy Digest is turning back the clock to … Continue reading “Have You Ever Met Anybody You Didn’t Kill?”: The Round Table Celebrates 30 Years of “Lethal Weapon”
Kevin: If you’ve ever lived in more than a few places, you’ve probably had at least one experience with what you thought were the neighbors from hell: All night parties, barking dogs, fights over fence lines, front yards that looked like garbage dumps. But no matter how bad you thought you had it, it’s doubtful … Continue reading Is Roger Murtaugh the Worst Neighbor in Movie History? (Plus Bonus Hot Insurance Talk)
Kevin: Although the 1980s and early 90’s produced some of the best action flicks ever made, it also produced some of the world’s laziest posters advertising those movies. I know the typical buddy cop formula didn’t give them much to work with, but apparently this was the typical thought process at the average studio marketing … Continue reading Best of the Worst Week: The Award for “Worst Poster” Goes to … “Loose Cannons”
Kevin: “When I was 19 I did a guy in Laos from a thousand yards out with a rifle shot in high wind. Maybe 8 or even 10 guys in the world could have made that shot.” There are a number of reasons why Martin Riggs is dubbed a “Lethal Weapon” in the eponymous original: former … Continue reading How to Shoot Like “Lethal Weapon’s” Det. Murtaugh in Real Life