Skateboard Thieves: ‘Mid90s’ is Los Angeles Neorealism at its Finest

Fuck-Shit (left) and Fourth Grade (right) in Jonah Hill’s ‘Mid90s’

I confess. I used to hate watch Jonah Hill movies. I always viewed him as an insecure asshole who made juvenile jokes to compensate for his lack of masculinity. Hiding behind humor is so common in Hollywood it’s cliché. Good-looking actors are leading men. If you’re physically fit, you become an action star. The fat and ugly provide the laughs. But Hill annoyed me more…

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Eric Coyote

Eric Coyote

Filmmaker Eric Coyote earned his Master‘s degree in critical theory from the University of Southern California. He writes about movies, Hollywood, and culture.