How would you feel if someone re-painted the "Mona Lisa" to have a big smile? Or added pants to Michelangelo's "David"? You'd be pissed because, hey, those are works of art and should be left alone.
A band's debut album is never perfect. There are usually some great songs and ideas that don't work well together until the band gains more experience. The same can be said with directors. Most often, a debut film is full of great ideas and scenes that aren't fully executed. This describes Spencer Susser's directorial debut of "Hesher" spot on.
It doesn't take a keen eye to realize the students around here emulate Gainesville's hot, hot heat.
Hollywood hangs its hat on a spectacular summer movie season, so it's no surprise that this fall's lineup comes across as less than stellar. After being treated to a monster summer season, the fall schedule, especially in September, is pretty lackluster.
Everyone knows the best part about starting college is not having a bedtime. And sure, sometimes you stay up late to study, but not that often. When you're not going out or partying, watching TV is one of the greatest college pastimes.
Adapting a book to a feature-length film is a near-impossible task.