E3 2015: A GODAMN SLOBBERKNOCKER “ENOUGH IS ENOUGH, STOP THE DAMN TRADE SHOW!” Hear ye, hear ye! Now comes the time for Electronic Entertainment Expo XXI, the 21st yearly celebration of marketing hyperbole, awkward stage presentations, and crazy ambitious promises (that companies will never be able to keep). Dates: June 16-18, 2015 Main Event: Facebook/Oculus […]

70s Horror Classics- Carrie

The first film to treat the process of puberty as a theme of horror,

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Americana

Goat at House on the Rock As many of you know, I just completed a nice road trip, a 2,000 mile journey through Wyoming, South Dakota, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa and Nebraska. According to the world of Matt Cale there is no bad Americana, but I beg to differ. I present, the Good, the Bad, and […]

San Andreas

Disaster films are a power fantasy that you can somehow skip through the greatest collective traumas of human history with little more than a scrape, some grit, and some mild flinching.

Mad Max, Mad Masculinity: What Fury Road has to say about manhood

Mad Max doesn’t need….

Mad Max: Fury Road Review

Film Title

Mad Max: Fury Road


Kill or be dust.


George Miller


Tom Hardy
Charlize Theron
Nicholas Hoult
Hugh Keays-Byrne

Mad Max: Fury Road Review   Mad Max: Fury Road arrives in cinemas to extinguish the fire of stratospheric expectations, and it does so with gasoline. It is a tale told by a genius, full of sound and other stuff, signifying everything. It is an unprecedentedly satisfying realization of our collective projections about what belongs […]

9 Observations About Avengers 2

Bow And Arrow Man Explains It All.

An Avengers 3 Pitch

The Hulk vs. Existence.


As you may have noticed, several of us here at Ruthless have a soft spot in our hearts for Arnold Schwarzenegger, and by “soft spot,” I mean that we love watching him deliver cheese-ball one-liners and blow shit up. And you will certainly have heard by now that Arnold is about to reprise his role […]

Avengers: Age of Ultron Review

Film Title

Avengers: Age of Ultron


Joss Whedon


All the actors who are already super-rich.

Embrace the meaninglessness.