• Panhandle Slim and the Oklahoma Kid

    Panhandle Slim and the Oklahoma Kid

    Jeff Daniels‘ newest piece, a musical comedy western, is less about making people laugh and more about showcasing his tuneful songs. Julie Haverkate wonders how a play about a guitar-slinging cowboy could go so wrong.

  • Escanaba in Da Moonlight

    Venerable character actor Jeff Daniels makes his directoral and screenwriting debut with Escanaba in Da Moonlight, a gentle tale of aliens and deer hunting in the Upper Peninsula. Carl F. Gauze gives the film a shot, but will he score a bullseye, or is he just putting the poor thing out of its misery?

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