It is hard to convey just how much of an impact Pulp Fiction had on popular culture during the mid-nineties. For those who were around to witness the frenzy, you will remember a cultural phenomenon whose immediate influence […]
In 1995 actors and directors were queuing up to work with a young prodigy by the name of Quentin Tarantino. Three years prior he gave us the star-studded heist flick Reservoir Dogs, a near scene-for-scene remake of the 1985 Hong Kong action film City on Fire, which although veiled with western pop culture references […]
A couple of weeks ago a fellow writer and I had a discussion regarding Bruce Campbell’s Unified Theory of Jessica Alba.
As a result of that conversation, I began thinking about other actors who have made significant impacts on popular culture. There is a concept that exists about Kevin Bacon called Six Degrees of Separation that everyone has played with at one time or another. If you aren’t familiar with it, you take a Kevin Bacon movie and try to connect him to other actors […]
Whenever we speak fondly of a particular character, what is it that immediately comes to mind?
Sometimes it might be an action or an expression or some other physical detail that sets them apart, but more often than not it is the words that they use and how they use them. Dialogue is everything to a character, because for most of us words are the primary source of communication, and through them we are able to further understand a subject’s personality and motives […]