Walking Tall (1973) Carries a Big Ol Hickory Stick Back Home to Tennessee

By Crue Smith Walking Tall is the story of the legendary Tennessee lawman, Buford Pusser, who with the help of his deputies cleared McNairy County of crime and corruption with nothing but character, integrity, and a four-foot, hand-carved piece of hickory that he used to crack skulls and bash apart moonshine distilleries. The locals whoContinue reading “Walking Tall (1973) Carries a Big Ol Hickory Stick Back Home to Tennessee”

Best of 2019: Light From Light Digs Deep to Uncover Ghosts

Light From Light is the second entry in our series of the Best Southern Movies of 2019. Last week we reviewed The Peanut Butter Falcon, and over the next couple weeks we will review two more works released in 2019 that best understand the South. By Reid Ramsey We’re all just carrying ghosts. Or suchContinue reading “Best of 2019: Light From Light Digs Deep to Uncover Ghosts”