Henry's Film Corner

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Rollins Rolls with the Punches


They say everyone's a critic. Rocker-turned-actor-turned-commentator Henry Rollins is just one more example of that. His new IFC series, Henry's Film Corner, airs the first Saturday of every month at midnight (and repeats endlessly, just in case you miss it). Rollins — who also hosts a talk-radio show in L.A. — rants and raves about current film releases. How did the outspoken guy land this latest gig? Must be his can-do attitude.

"I've never taken an acting lesson in my life," he notes. "If someone says, 'Can you do a radio show?' 'Yes.' 'Can you act?' 'Oh, yeah.' I just B.S. my way right in. 'Can you float a movie-review show?' 'Yeah.' If it sucks, we'll know and I'll get canned and it will be over. Until then, if I think I can pull it off, I'm going for it."

Rollins keeps mighty busy acting, hosting his radio show, supporting the troops in Iraq and planning to tour with his band. Why add the movie-reviewing task? "I used to park cars,  Read Full Article

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Rollins Rolls with the Punches

They say everyone's a critic. Rocker-turned-actor-turned-commentator Henry Rollins is just one more example of that. His new IFC series, Henry's Film Corner, airs the first Saturday of every month at midnight (and repeats endlessly, just in case you miss it). Rollins — who also hosts a talk-radio show in L.A. — rants and raves about current film releases. How did the outspoken guy land this latest gig? Must be his can-do attitude. "I've never taken an acting lesson in my life," he notes. "If someone says, 'Can you do a radio show?' 'Yes.' 'Can you act?' 'Oh, yeah.' I just B.S. my way right in. 'Can you float a movie-review show?' 'Yeah.' If it sucks, we'll know and I'll get canned and it will be over. Until then, if I think I can pull it off, I'm going for it." Rollins keeps mighty busy acting, hosting his radio show, supporting the troops in Iraq and planning to tour with his band. Why add the movie-reviewing task? "I used to park cars, read more

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Premiered: December 05, 2004, on IFC
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Premise: Musician-author Henry Rollins critiques movies.

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