RIP Gunny: Celebrating R. Lee Ermey’s Finest Moment in Steven Seagal’s “On Deadly Ground”

Kevin: Heaven just got a little more foul-mouthed since the passing of America’s favorite abusive drill instructor, R. Lee Ermey, from complications from pneumonia yesterday at the age of 74. Disproving the axiom that there are no second acts in life, Ermey was medically discharged from the Marines in 1972, and while his subsequent stint … Continue reading RIP Gunny: Celebrating R. Lee Ermey’s Finest Moment in Steven Seagal’s “On Deadly Ground”

“No Small Parts”: Billy Bob Thornton Just Wants to Feel Good About Himself in Steven Seagal’s “On Deadly Ground”

Kevin: After years of being typecast in stereotypical hillbilly parts, Billy Bob Thornton finally had to write himself a role worthy of his talents in “One False Move,” a small indie film co-starring the late Bill Paxton that Gene Siskel picked as the best film of 1992. Four years later Thornton again surprised audiences with his … Continue reading “No Small Parts”: Billy Bob Thornton Just Wants to Feel Good About Himself in Steven Seagal’s “On Deadly Ground”