Tag Archives: Hal Erickson

sock it to them: laughing last in our discontent

Laugh-In. canned laughter and forced hip…. Art Chantry (art@artchantry.com): In the mid to late 1960′s, the psychedelic underground revolution had already started to wane. it was a literal flash-in-the-pan. All of the original pioneers had morphed into varying sorts of … Continue reading

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cry him a river

Varying degrees of madness. A creepy but vulnerable figure escaping his awkward urges with bloodhounds on his trail. It is an intangible sliver of hope. ┬áPeter Lorre gives pause for a reflection on the nature of evil, particularly who the … Continue reading

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THE BEAST OF THE EAST:MELODRAMA OF MORALS

“Many of Griffith’s features suffer from sententious moralizing, a sense of God speaking to the masses, and outright racism. But Way Down East highlights the greatness of Griffith without having to sit through the Sermon on the Mount or the … Continue reading

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