Mississippi Grind

Dec 31 2015

Year In Review: The Best Films of 2015

By Michael Parsons As I emerge from a fugue state after a slew of awards screenings, I’m reminded of why I love movies so much. Not because I’ve seen almost ever Oscar contender out there, but because the ever-expanding art of cinema never fails to churn out some surprises. As far as I’m concerned, every year is a great year in […]
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Oct 8 2015

Mississippi Grind

Good fortune and co-dependence blur together in the gambling flick “Mississippi Grind”, a laid back buddy/road trip drama from writers/directors Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck (“Half Nelson”) that is more about the players than the game. It’s like “Rounders” with a bigger heart. “The journey is the destination”: That’s the credo of good-natured Curtis (Ryan Reynolds), a guy who says […]
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