Yo, Adrian!: Rocky III (1982)

For the month of January, the contenders of Deadshirt are looking at the high highs (and low lows) of Sylvester Stallone’s Rocky franchise. For each installment, Deadshirt film editor Max Robinson sits ringside with another Deadshirt staffer to discuss the film. For this installment, Max Read More …

Yo, Adrian!: Rocky II (1979)

For the month of January, the contenders of Deadshirt are looking at the high highs (and low lows) of Sylvester Stallone’s Rocky franchise. For each installment, Deadshirt film editor Max Robinson sits ringside with another Deadshirt staffer to discuss the film. For Rocky II, Max Read More …

Yo, Adrian!: Rocky (1976)

For the month of January, the contenders of Deadshirt are looking at the high highs (and low lows) of Sylvester Stallone’s Rocky franchise. For each installment, Deadshirt film editor Max Robinson sits ringside with another Deadshirt staffer to discuss the film. Up first: Dominic Griffin Read More …

Deadshirt’s Top Ten Films of 2016

Here we are, in the last week of a year that cost us Prince, David Bowie and (man, seriously?) Carrie Fisher. The year that left us with a racist sexual predator as the presumptive President of the United States and reinvigorated the worst tendencies of Read More …

Black Snow: Gremlins (1984)

In Black Snow, the Deadshirt crew takes a look at some darker entries in the yuletide cinematic canon.  Like much of what we’re covering this month in Black Snow, Gremlins is a movie at cross purposes, skewering traditional and conventional expectations of holiday fare while Read More …

Rogue One – A Deadshirt Roundtable

Rogue One, the first of a series of Star Wars “anthology” movies adjacent to the trilogy films, arrived in theatres last week. Here’s what the scrappy rebels at Deadshirt thought. Spoilers ahead. Rogue One’s an unusual beast in that, after three despised prequels, it’s the Read More …

Black Snow: Reindeer Games (2000)

In Black Snow, the Deadshirt crew takes a look at some darker entries in the yuletide cinematic canon.  When I think of cynical Christmas films, two films generally come to mind: The 1996 Arnold Schwarzenegger family flick Jingle All the Way and the criminally underrated Read More …