Thursday, October 29 2009
The Jackass Boys embody a forward momentum that teeters towards the eradication of all that they can't stand: hypocrisy, condescension, and perhaps worst of all, the dull throbbing boredom of routine.
Tuesday, June 12 2007
The underlying motivation to save Horizons West was about Sticking It to The Man. Us versus Them. Punk culture versus conformist culture. Poor against rich. All, interestingly enough, attitudes heavy in the subtext of the Z-Boys movies.
Tuesday, November 14 2006
There are some fucked up parts of the world, but don't despair; it's also full of good people, even if you have to travel to Pakistan to find them.
Friday, September 22 2006
Boys rule this universe, like they do so many others.
Becoming a folk hero is great for getting laid and feeling good about yourself, but makes it tough to recognize the social boundaries, especially when the very reason you've become successful is by pushing them.
Monday, April 10 2006
What a pity Katrina Holden Bronson didn't spend as much time perfecting her script as she did her soundtrack.
Friday, December 23 2005
The self-abusing, screwy-faced, funky-bodied manchild Johnny Knoxville hardly needs to be looking for more offensive material to whomp upon his fan base.
Tuesday, December 6 2005
The sketches designed to shock innocent passers-by on the street often suggest a destructive hostility beneath all the smirking. Candid Camera with a punch in the face.
Friday, August 5 2005
A series of rowdy antics instead of a sustained storyline, The Dukes of Hazzard is all about the car.
Friday, June 3 2005
The most thrilling moments in Lords of Dogtown involve skateboard wheels.