Month: August 2011

The Tragedy of “44 Inch Chest”

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Film

What happens when a man is robbed of his virility? What does that word even mean, truly? Is it a synonym for honor, or is just macho bravado bullshit? And if that virility does exist and it is stolen, can it be regained through vengeance?  All these questions lie at the heart of Malcolm Venville’s 44 Inch Chest, which was written by the same screenwriter that brought us a little gem known as Sexy Beast. […]