Mitch (Earl Lynn Nelson) and Colin (Paul Eenhoorn) are ex-brother in-laws (they married sisters). Colin’s first wife — Mitch’s wife’s sister — died a while back, but the two have kept a tentative relationship going. Why not? Once you reach a certain age it’s hard to make new friends, easier to stick with the one’s you’ve got. Now Colin is coming off another separation, this one a divorce, and Mitch decides to cheer him up by taking him on an all expenses paid vacation to Iceland. Colin isn’t a 100% sold, but Mitch, a retired doctor, insists that he burn … Continue reading LAND HO!
The Battered Bastards of Baseball – Next week is All-Star Week where the best of the National League and American League will take a break from a grueling and long season to play a game, that has some impact on the outcome, but is by and large for fun. The Battered Bastards of Baseball looks back to a time when baseball was a whole lot of fun and money didn’t pollute and convolute everything. How could it? There was none of it to go around! The story of Portland’s Mavericks and Bing Russell, directed by Chapman Russell Way and Maclain … Continue reading Movie Beat – 07.11.14