Paul Slavens

Paul Slavens

Paul Slavens Quick Links

Film RSS

Hit: A Mobumentary Film Review


Good
Director Blake Calhoun turns his video camera and his substantive sense of irony to a pair of the most overworked genres in film today: the mobster movie and the mockumentary.

In Hit, Calhoun traces the work and play of the Pascadelli family, a once great crime family that now encompasses four people (not related, even) and has faded into irrelevance. Calhoun uses this as his thesis: That today's mob is pathetically neutered, resorting to putting out phony return bins at Blockbuster to steal videos, hosting playground craps games, and a foray into "eStortion" -- extortion by email. The gags work as often as they flop, making Hit par for the course.

Continue reading: Hit: A Mobumentary Film Review

Paul Slavens

Paul Slavens Quick Links

Film RSS
Advertisement

Contactmusic 2017 Exclusive


Suggested

Paul McCartney Worried About 'Flavour Of The Month' Accusations With New Collaboration

Paul McCartney Worried About 'Flavour Of The Month' Accusations With New Collaboration

Paul McCartney is working with Greg Kurstin for his forthcoming new album.

M.I.A. Introduces A Diverse Line-Up For Meltdown Festival 2017

M.I.A. Introduces A Diverse Line-Up For Meltdown Festival 2017

M.I.A. is curating for this year's Meltdown.

'True Detective' Season 3 In The Works With David Milch

'True Detective' Season 3 In The Works With David Milch

The critically-acclaimed anthology series may return for a third season, with the first two episodes already written.

Advertisement
Why You Shouldn't Be Surprised That Johnny Rotten Is Defending Donald Trump

Why You Shouldn't Be Surprised That Johnny Rotten Is Defending Donald Trump

Sex Pistols singer John Lydon's pro-Trump views are more appropriate than you might realise.

New Justice League Trailer Introduces (Most Of) The Characters [Trailer And Pictures]

New Justice League Trailer Introduces (Most Of) The Characters [Trailer And Pictures]

Superman is missing from the 'Justice League' trailer.

Elizabeth Banks Talks About The 'Team' Titles She Grew Up On

Elizabeth Banks Talks About The 'Team' Titles She Grew Up On

The 'Power Rangers' reminded Elizabeth Banks of that 'team' aesthetic.

Advertisement

Paul Slavens Movies

Artists
Actors
    Filmmakers
      Artists
      Bands
        Musicians
          Artists
          Celebrities
             
              Artists
              Interviews
                musicians & bands in the news
                  actors & filmmakers in the news
                    celebrities in the news

                      Go Back in Time using our News archive to see what happened on a particular day in the past.