Tag Archives: Ryan Gosling

Notes on Recent Movies

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: If you’re like me, you don’t get around to seeing “the year’s best movies” until several months into the subsequent year. In case you’re wondering (and I doubt you are), of the 2015 releases that I’ve … Continue reading

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“Only God Forgives” (2013)

Blowhard, Esq. writes: While I enjoyed DRIVE, after watching this one, it was clear to me why others didn’t enjoy DRIVE. There’s no pixie-cute Carey Mulligan to redeem this one, instead, we’ve got an impotent, Oedipal-conflicted Ryan Gosling avenging the death … Continue reading

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Vocabulary Building Word of the Day

Fenster writes: Here’s something I did not know.  The word “gunsel” has two meanings. In its most common slang usage, it refers to a criminal carrying a gun.  But in earlier convict slang, the word had a quite different meaning: … Continue reading

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