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: It looks like a lot of Americans were more interested in cooking hot dogs and hitting the beach than going to the movies this past Memorial Day, as box office earnings for the four-day weekend were the lowest for that period since 1999, mainly due to the underperforming “Pirates 5,” the second-week nosedive of “Alien: … Continue reading Following “Baywatch” and “Pirates” Box Office Debacle, TGD Highlights Previous Memorial Day Hits and Misses
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: It was a big week in the news for Tough Guy Digest favs Mel Gibson, Denzel Washington, Bruce Willis, Will Smith, and Arnold Schwarzenegger, with a number of potential projects announced which could easily make our future Most Anticipated List. However, not all the news was good, so let’s start by highlighting the folks … Continue reading The Week in Review: Featuring Mel, Denzel, Bruce, Will, and Arnie!
The Oscars: Overrated. The Golden Globes: Bunch of kiss-asses. The Screen Actors Guild Awards: Is that even a real thing? The Independent Spirit Awards: A ceremony where Sarah Silverman actually has a shot at winning for her dramatic work, for fuck's sake. But if you want a no-BS roundup of the best, worst, and everything in … Continue reading The Tough Guy Digest “Year in Movies Review” for 2016
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