I watched it in awe, breathless, and finally in tears, not only because of its bittersweet ending but also for its visual, aural, and thematic splendor.
Seann William Scott plays Doug Glatt, the bouncer-turned-goon, and this is the first time I have seen him not play the same wise-cracking, occasionally lovable jerk he’s been typecast as since American Pie. Glatt doesn’t crack wise mostly because he’s as dumb as a hockey puck; he’s also sweet as candy corn and cute as a button, if there are buttons that look like muscle cubs.
It’s up. Every other Friday, be sure to read “Bring Me the Axe: The Pain and Pleasure of the Movies.” I hope you like it. Here’s the awesome icon.Thanks, Matthew!