James D. McCallister

author of the Edgewater Chronicles

REVIEW (Theatrical): LOVE AND MERCY (2015)

Here’s the first part of my review of this terrific new film, as published on the Jasper magazine blog.   An effectively stylized glimpse into Beach Boys mastermind Brian Wilson’s troubled life composing what remains as the arguable pinnacle of the modern American popular music canon, in the brilliant Love and Mercy we find depicted his mid-1960s creative eruption as well as the sad, bizarre interlude twenty […]