overlooked film

Today’s Overlooked Movie Monday column comes from an avid Scene-Stealers reader who also happens to be a filmmaker and the singer/guitarist of Motion City Soundtrack. You may remember when Justin Pierre and Eric did a joint video review for “New Moon” back in 2009. Well, now Justin is back to mount an impassioned defense of [...]


Overlooked really is the first adjective I’d ascribe to my choice for this week’s Overlooked Movie, “Prozac Nation“. Based on Elizabeth Wurtzel‘s 1994 memoir about suffering major depression, the film was made in 2001, and premiered at Toronto that very same year, with the rights being purchased by Miramax. But it wasn’t until 2005 that [...]


Sam Stone (Danny DeVito) is not a good person. The 1986 comedy “Ruthless People” opens with Stone having lunch with his mistress Carol (Anita Morris), as he details his plans to murder his heiress wife Barbara (Bette Midler) later that evening. Upon hearing this, Carol duplicitously sends her moronic boyfriend Earl (Bill Pullman, in his [...]