Crimson staff writer
Stand-up comics often appear to be completely at ease, dishing out joke after joke in quick succession. While impressive, this seemingly effortless delivery belies the huge amount of work that goes into crafting a stand-up routine. Writing comedy takes not only talent, but also a willingness to devote oneself to the honing of skills that take years of experience to master.
Ridley Scott's latest effort “The Counselor” centers on a lawyer who becomes entangled with a pair of eccentric drug dealers and their colleagues. It is a grossly stylish thriller that makes up for story deficiencies with its visuals, dialogue, and performances.