Big Fan: The Movie That Temporarily Broke This Site

So you probably noticed that I haven’t posted anything since September. Part of that was due to the Big Ten resuming football, which ate up what little writing time I have. But most of it was due to Big Fan, a movie I would have enjoyed at another time. Big Fan is about a lifelessContinue reading “Big Fan: The Movie That Temporarily Broke This Site”

The Straight Story: A John Deere Letter

It’s difficult at first to imagine enjoying a movie about an old man who rides his lawn tractor almost 300 miles to visit his ailing brother. What could possibly be slower-paced or less interesting than that? Unless he has some wacky adventures along the way, or he encounters some crazy mixed-up characters who turn hisContinue reading “The Straight Story: A John Deere Letter”