Jon Abrams

Slow-Motion Quick-Draw #56 – Bullet.

    “How come he’s always got that weird smile on his face, like he’s got secrets that no one else knows?”     Understand that the above line of dialogue is not from Bullitt, with Steve McQueen.  Instead we’re talking today about Bullet, from 1996, starring Mickey Rourke.    Bullet.  This is one big … Continue reading

Slow-Motion Quick-Draw #53 – The Wrestler.

      Not to repeat myself, but I think the movie is great.  I think Aronofsky’s contribution is comparatively underrated, as are the contributions of the writer, cinematographer, costumers, and the locations department, among others.  I think Mickey Rourke is on a collision course with a little gold bald figure, and while I think … Continue reading