The e-Book Score: Free Richard Stark and Donald Westlake

There’s a novelty song by a local artist that got some airplay in Austin a decade or so ago. I don’t remember the artist and minor Googling based on likely-misremembered lyrics didn’t turn it up, but the closing lines were something like:

I think there’s one thing on which we can […]

Statham 101: Can he pull off Parker?

Since the news of the upcoming Parker film (and possible franchise) broke, several people have asked me what I thought of Jason Statham in the part.

I didn’t have much of an opinion. As previously noted, my only experience with Statham was in Lock, Stock, and Two Smoking Barrels and Snatch, both of […]

The Parker movie–what we know

There’s been a lot of news about the upcoming Parker movie over the past couple of months. I’ve broken a little of it here, but most of it I get the same way everyone else does–through (sometimes conflicting) press accounts. Now I see everything (well, most things) written about it because it’s my […]

Movie news and the future of Parker

Good news! I have it from a reliable source that the possibly upcoming Parker flick will neither be an original nor another take on The Hunter, but will instead be based on Flashfire. I’ve also learned that the filmmakers are committed to making an actual Parker movie, with a main character […]

Jason Statham is Parker?

News about a Parker movie project started dribbling out a couple of months ago. I dutifully sent it out over Twitter, but didn’t think much more about it–I’ve heard of a few Parker movie and TV projects over the years and they never seem to get out of development hell.

But it looks […]