Jon Abrams

Slow-Motion Quick-Draw #121 – Splice (2010).

    Splice is gross but refreshing.  Put that on a poster, Warner Brothers!  It’s refreshing because it’s a movie that makes you think.  It grabs you by the collar and pulls you uncomfortably close and demands that you use your damn brain.  It’s actually comical that a movie this thoughtful and challenging is opening … Continue reading

Slow-Motion Quick-Draw #117 – LOST.

  Spoiler Warning:  This whole article is gonna be spoilers.  Y’all been warned!   You might think this is kind of sad, but aside from the pilot and the finale and maybe a couple of other exceptions, I’ve always watched Lost alone.  There are 121 episodes in total, and I’ve watched the majority of them … Continue reading

Slow-Motion Quick-Draw #111 – Kick-Ass (2010).

  Immediately upon arrival, the R-rated Kick-Ass has stirred up some small controversy with its inordinate amount of profanity and its extreme violence, most of that involving an eleven-year-old girl. I guess that’s controversial, but haven’t we already had those conversations before, with movies as far back as The Professional? We should probably never be totally comfortable … Continue reading