Elisabeth Rappe

MOVIE OF THE DAY: RUSH

The Film: Rush (1991) The Principals: Jason Patric, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Sam Elliott,  Gregg Allman, Lili Fini Zanuck (director), Eric Clapton (music)The Premise: Jim Raynor (Patric) is an undercover narcotics agent in need of a new partner.   After watching the perky Kristen Cates (Leigh) beat out all the boys in a track race, he selects … Continue reading

A REQUIEM FOR WOLVERINE?

Whenever I think of X-Men Origins: Wolverine, I’m filled with what you might poetically call “a berserker rage.” It’s the one time in my young and polite life that I’ve yelled at a movie screen. It’s probably the only time no one around me could have possibly cared.I told myself I was done with Wolverine … Continue reading