Buscemi Love

I celebrate Steve Buscemi over at take148.


  1. Once, a friend of mine asked cha-cha, "Who is a better actor than Keanu Reeves, but worse-looking than Keanu Reeves, and in more movies than Keanu Reeves?" Answer: Steve Buscemi.

  2. Dan Zukovic's "THE LAST BIG THING", called the "best unknown American film of the 1990's" in the film book "Defining Moments in Movies" (Editor: Chris Fujiwara), was finally released on DVD by Vanguard Cinema. (www.vanguardcinema.com/thelastbigthing/thelastbigthing) Featuring an important early role by 2011 Best Supporting Actor Oscar Nominee Mark Ruffalo ("Shutter Island", "Zodiac", "The Kids Are Alright"), "THE LAST BIG THING" had a US theatrical release in 1998, and gained a cult following over several years of screenings on the Showtime Networks.

    "A distinctly brilliant and original work." Kevin Thomas - Los Angeles Times
    "A satire whose best moments echo the tone of a Nathanial West novel...Nasty Fun!"
    Stephen Holden - New York Times
    "One of the cleverest recent satires on contemporary Los Angeles...a very funny sleeper!" Michael Wilmington - Chicago Tribune
    "One of the few truly original low budget comedies of recent years." John Hartl - Seattle Times
    "'The Last Big Thing' is freakin' hilarious! The most important and overlooked
    indie film of the 1990's. " Chris Gore - Film Threat