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Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot Review

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Joaquin Phoenix stars in a conventional biopic about disabled cartoonist John Callahan, whose life and work were anything but conventional.

In a comic strip by cartoonist John Callahan, a sheriff and his posse find an abandoned wheelchair in the desert. One cowboy says to the other, “Don’t worry, he won’t get far on foot.” It’s an amusing strip, and it’s made all the more relevant when you know the story of Callahan himself, who used biting, sometimes offensive humor to process his own disability. The strip also represents a self-aware wit that is, sadly, lacking in Gus Van Sant’s new biopic about John Callahan.

Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot is an earnest but conventional biopic, in which Callahan’s life is mostly told through the lens of his experience at Alcoholics Anonymous, where his abandonment issues take center stage. His art, and his humor, sit most of the movie out, much to its detriment. Joaquin Phoenix stars as Callahan, a lifelong alcoholic who meets another heavy drinker at a party, goes on an all-night bender, and winds up in a horrifying car accident.

His drinking buddy Dexter (Jack Black) walks away unscathed, but Callahan will never walk again, and only has a very limited range of motion in his arms. It’s not a good place for someone who already has dependency issues to be, and sure enough Callahan quickly resumes drinking, as well as moaning to anyone who will listen about how his mother abandoned him at birth. When he finally finds his way to an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting he thinks it’s the perfect opportunity to elicit sympathy.

But he’s unprepared for how much his attitude will be challenged by his sponsor, Donnie (Jonah Hill), a rich hippie with a highly spiritual outlook on life and funny pet names for God.

Exit Theatre Mode

So much of Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot takes place in AA meetings that every other aspect of Callahan’s life begins to feel unimportant. That might have been satisfactory if the rest of Callahan’s life wasn’t so darned interesting. He even tries to give a big speech about the bureaucratic failures of the health care system, a topic on which he has a unique and valid perspective, but he’s shouted down by his peers and told to focus his energies on his own failures instead.

That approach may have value for Callahan as a recovering alcoholic, but for the audience, it becomes repetitive quickly, and even comes across as disrespectful to the rest of his experiences. Callahan’s transition to a cartoonist, the physical struggles he has to overcome to draw his strips, and even his sense of humor are sidelined. There’s no indication that Callahan has a sense of humor until after he’s already become a cartoonist.

There’s no indication that he has any interest in art until after he’s an artist. These things just sort of happen, neither motivated nor meaningfully, in between big speeches about why he drinks. Gus Van Sant has an eye for details, and many of Callahan’s fellow AA members have short but memorable moments and observations to make.

Joaquin Phoenix has always given exceptional performances and Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot isn’t an exception.

The movie isn’t “bad” by any traditional standard but the generic TV movie dramatic tropes the filmmakers fall into make the movie feel like a missed opportunity to turn a distinctive, interesting person’s life into a distinctive, interesting movie.

The Verdict

Joaquin Phoenix gives an admirable performance as an interesting artist, whose life story otherwise gets the short shrift by this conventional drama with a frustratingly narrow focus.

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Grimm The Complete Series 1-6 Box Set Blu-ray

Please note this is a region B Blu-ray and will require a region B or region free Blu-ray player in order to play All the episodes from the US supernatural drama following Portland homicide detective Nick Burkhardt (David Giuntoli) who discovers that he&39;s descended from a line of Grimms hunters who fight supernatural forces Able to perceive the unearthly beings around him that nobody else can see Nick finds himself having to keep the balance between humanity and the mythological creatures of the Grimm world Season 1 episodes are &39;Pilot&39; &39;Bears Will Be Bears&39; &39;BeeWare&39; &39;Lonelyhearts&39; &39;Danse Macabre&39; &39;The Three Bad Wolves&39; &39;Let Your Hair Down&39; &39;Game Ogre&39; &39;Of Mouse and Man&39; &39;Organ Grinder&39; &39;Tarantella&39; &39;Last Grimm Standing&39; &39;Three Coins in a Fuchsbau&39; &39;Plumed Serpent&39; &39;Island of Dreams&39; &39;The Thing With Feathers&39; &39;Love Sick&39; &39;Cat and Mouse&39; &39;Leave It to Beavers&39; &39;Happily Ever Aftermath&39; &39;Big Feet&39; and &39;Woman in Black&39; Season 2 episodes are &39;Bad Teeth&39; &39;The Kiss&39; &39;Bad Moon Rising&39; &39;Quill&39; &39;The Good Shepherd&39; &39;Over My Dead Body&39; &39;The Bottle Imp&39; &39;The Other Side&39; &39;La Llorona&39; &39;The Hour of Death&39; &39;To Protect and Serve Man&39; &39;Season of the Hexenbiest&39; &39;Face Off&39; &39;Natural Born Wesen&39; &39;Mr Sandman&39; &39;Nameless&39; &39;One Angry Fuchsbau&39; &39;Volcanalis&39; &39;Endangered&39; &39;Kiss of the Muse&39; &39;The Waking Dead&39; and &39;Goodnight Sweet Grimm&39; Season 3 episodes are &39;The Ungrateful Dead&39; &39;PTZD&39; &39;A Dish Best Served Cold&39; &39;One Night Stand&39; &39;El Cucuy&39; &39;Stories We Tell Our Young&39; &39;Cold Blooded&39; &39;Twelve Days of Krampus&39; &39;Red Menace&39; &39;Eyes of the Beholder&39; &39;The Good Soldier&39; &39;The Wild Hunt&39; &39;Revelation&39; &39;Mommy Dearest&39; &39;Once We Were Gods&39; &39;The Show Must Go On&39; &39;Synchronicity&39; &39;The Law of Sacrifice&39; &39;Nobody Knows the Trubel I&39;ve Seen&39; &39;My Fair Wesen&39; &39;The Inheritance&39; and &39;Blond Ambition&39; Season 4 episodes are &39;Thanks for the Memories&39; &39;Octopus Head&39; &39;Last Fight&39; &39;Dyin&39; On a Prayer&39; &39;Cry Luison&39; &39;Highway of Tears&39; &39;The Grimm Who Stole Christmas&39; &39;Chupacabra&39; &39;Wesenrein&39; &39;Tribunal&39; &39;Death Do Us Part&39; &39;Maréchaussée&39; &39;Trial By Fire&39; &39;Bad Luck&39; &39;Double Date&39; &39;Heartbreaker&39; &39;Hibernaculum&39; &39;Mishipeshu&39; &39;Iron Hans&39; &39;You Don&39;t Know Jack&39; &39;Headache&39; and &39;Cry Havoc&39; Season 5 episodes are &39;The Grimm Identity&39; &39;Clear and Wesen Danger&39; &39;Lost Boys&39; &39;Maiden Quest&39; &39;Rat King&39; &39;Wesen Nacht&39; &39;Eve of Destruction&39; &39;A Reptile Dysfunction&39; &39;Star-Crossed&39; &39;Map of the Seven Knights&39; &39;Key Move&39; &39;Into the Schwarzwald&39; &39;Silence of the Slams&39; &39;Lycanthropia&39; &39;Skin Deep&39; &39;The Believer&39; &39;Inugami&39; &39;Good to the Bone&39; &39;The Taming of the Wu&39; &39;Bad Night&39; &39;Set Up&39; and &39;The Beginning of the End&39; Season 6 episodes are &39;Fugitive&39; &39;Trust Me Knot&39; &39;Oh Captain My Captain&39; &39;El Cuegle&39; &39;The Seven Year Itch&39; &39;Breakfast in Bed&39; &39;Blind Love&39; &39;The Son Also Rises&39; &39;Tree People&39; &39;Blood Magic&39; &39;Where the Wild Things Are&39; &39;Zerstörer Shrugged&39; and &39;The End&39;

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Grimm The Complete Series 1-6 Box Set Blu-ray

Please note this is a region B Blu-ray and will require a region B or region free Blu-ray player in order to play All the episodes from the US supernatural drama following Portland homicide detective Nick Burkhardt (David Giuntoli) who discovers that he&39;s descended from a line of Grimms hunters who fight supernatural forces Able to perceive the unearthly beings around him that nobody else can see Nick finds himself having to keep the balance between humanity and the mythological creatures of the Grimm world Season 1 episodes are &39;Pilot&39; &39;Bears Will Be Bears&39; &39;BeeWare&39; &39;Lonelyhearts&39; &39;Danse Macabre&39; &39;The Three Bad Wolves&39; &39;Let Your Hair Down&39; &39;Game Ogre&39; &39;Of Mouse and Man&39; &39;Organ Grinder&39; &39;Tarantella&39; &39;Last Grimm Standing&39; &39;Three Coins in a Fuchsbau&39; &39;Plumed Serpent&39; &39;Island of Dreams&39; &39;The Thing With Feathers&39; &39;Love Sick&39; &39;Cat and Mouse&39; &39;Leave It to Beavers&39; &39;Happily Ever Aftermath&39; &39;Big Feet&39; and &39;Woman in Black&39; Season 2 episodes are &39;Bad Teeth&39; &39;The Kiss&39; &39;Bad Moon Rising&39; &39;Quill&39; &39;The Good Shepherd&39; &39;Over My Dead Body&39; &39;The Bottle Imp&39; &39;The Other Side&39; &39;La Llorona&39; &39;The Hour of Death&39; &39;To Protect and Serve Man&39; &39;Season of the Hexenbiest&39; &39;Face Off&39; &39;Natural Born Wesen&39; &39;Mr Sandman&39; &39;Nameless&39; &39;One Angry Fuchsbau&39; &39;Volcanalis&39; &39;Endangered&39; &39;Kiss of the Muse&39; &39;The Waking Dead&39; and &39;Goodnight Sweet Grimm&39; Season 3 episodes are &39;The Ungrateful Dead&39; &39;PTZD&39; &39;A Dish Best Served Cold&39; &39;One Night Stand&39; &39;El Cucuy&39; &39;Stories We Tell Our Young&39; &39;Cold Blooded&39; &39;Twelve Days of Krampus&39; &39;Red Menace&39; &39;Eyes of the Beholder&39; &39;The Good Soldier&39; &39;The Wild Hunt&39; &39;Revelation&39; &39;Mommy Dearest&39; &39;Once We Were Gods&39; &39;The Show Must Go On&39; &39;Synchronicity&39; &39;The Law of Sacrifice&39; &39;Nobody Knows the Trubel I&39;ve Seen&39; &39;My Fair Wesen&39; &39;The Inheritance&39; and &39;Blond Ambition&39; Season 4 episodes are &39;Thanks for the Memories&39; &39;Octopus Head&39; &39;Last Fight&39; &39;Dyin&39; On a Prayer&39; &39;Cry Luison&39; &39;Highway of Tears&39; &39;The Grimm Who Stole Christmas&39; &39;Chupacabra&39; &39;Wesenrein&39; &39;Tribunal&39; &39;Death Do Us Part&39; &39;Maréchaussée&39; &39;Trial By Fire&39; &39;Bad Luck&39; &39;Double Date&39; &39;Heartbreaker&39; &39;Hibernaculum&39; &39;Mishipeshu&39; &39;Iron Hans&39; &39;You Don&39;t Know Jack&39; &39;Headache&39; and &39;Cry Havoc&39; Season 5 episodes are &39;The Grimm Identity&39; &39;Clear and Wesen Danger&39; &39;Lost Boys&39; &39;Maiden Quest&39; &39;Rat King&39; &39;Wesen Nacht&39; &39;Eve of Destruction&39; &39;A Reptile Dysfunction&39; &39;Star-Crossed&39; &39;Map of the Seven Knights&39; &39;Key Move&39; &39;Into the Schwarzwald&39; &39;Silence of the Slams&39; &39;Lycanthropia&39; &39;Skin Deep&39; &39;The Believer&39; &39;Inugami&39; &39;Good to the Bone&39; &39;The Taming of the Wu&39; &39;Bad Night&39; &39;Set Up&39; and &39;The Beginning of the End&39; Season 6 episodes are &39;Fugitive&39; &39;Trust Me Knot&39; &39;Oh Captain My Captain&39; &39;El Cuegle&39; &39;The Seven Year Itch&39; &39;Breakfast in Bed&39; &39;Blind Love&39; &39;The Son Also Rises&39; &39;Tree People&39; &39;Blood Magic&39; &39;Where the Wild Things Are&39; &39;Zerstörer Shrugged&39; and &39;The End&39;

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Personally Incorrect Card Game

Not intended for your family game night! Personally Incorrect the appalling game that will make you hate what you think and love what you play!

Ever played a party game that just got more and more offensive through the night? Me too! So instead we decided to start one that way This game is sexist ageist racist and downright dirty Basically if you get offended by anything go play some other lame game! Not only do you get to make up absolutely outrageous allegations but you get to make them up about someone sitting right at your table!

If you&39;re playing with close friends - watch out! Inside jokes and embarrassing facts might just take center stage Unlike similar games where the question reader is king players vote to decide who handed over the best answer Adult Party Game Where Players Strive to find the Most Appropriately Inappropriate AnswerGame Design Makes Sure Personally Incorrect Stays Funny After Repeated PlaysYou don’t have to be a morally inept or a terrible person to win Personally Incorrect… but it certainly can’t hurt!

Party Card Game with Unique Voting Mechanic and Quick Rounds bringing a refreshing Twist on the GenreAges 182-10 PlayersPlaytime 20 Minutes

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