Monday, August 30, 2010

Movie Mondays


Book, 2001 by Chuck Palahniuk

Victor Mancini is a ruthless con artist. Victor Mancini is a med-school dropout who's taken a job playing an Irish indentured servant in a colonial-era theme park in order to help care for his Alzheimer's-afflicted mother. Victor Mancini is a sex addict. Victor Mancini is a direct descendant of Jesus Christ. All of these statements about the protagonist of Choke are more or less true. Welcome, once again, to the world of Chuck Palahniuk.

Movie, 2008 directed by Clark Gregg

Features: Sam Rockwell, Angelica Houston

Tagline: From the author of Fight Club.

Awards: It won the Special Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival for the work by an ensemble cast.

Watch the trailer...if you want to because remember it's about a sex-addict, con artist.

Have you read the book or seen the movie?

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