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!
(Updated with additional commentary on Pennywise’s general uselessness from Anthony and CJ at the bottom.) Kevin: At a certain point in the new big screen adaptation of “It” – which just pulled in an astounding $123 million at the box office last weekend – we get a glimpse of a 1989-era movie marquee advertising “A … Continue reading Updated: “It” is 2+ Hours of an Obnoxious Juggalo Ineffectually Trying to Scare Some Kids, Over and Over and Over
Kevin: In my review of “It” last week I briefly mentioned how lame Freddy Krueger would have been as a villain if, rather than killing his victims in imaginative and gruesome ways, he followed the Pennywise model of making empty threats and then letting them easily escape ad nauseum. To put that assertion to the … Continue reading “Tell ‘Em Freddy Sent Ya’!”: Freddy Krueger Shows Pennywise How it’s Done in “Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master”
Kevin: “Everybody loves a clown/So why don’t you?,” sang Gary Lewis and the Playboys in a 1965 song that seems especially dated considering nowadays everyone seems to hate clowns, or at least is scared shitless of them. At some point in our popular culture clowns went from beloved children’s entertainers to either evil serial killers … Continue reading Sorry Pennywise, You’ll Never Be Creepier than the “Killer Klowns from Outer Space”