Author: Jake Cole

Kingpin (1996)

The unexpected ambition of the Farrelly brothers’ 1996 film, Kingpin, becomes clear when set against its spiritual descendant, 2004’s DodgeBall. The latter film contents itself with the joke of putting a non-sport on sports television and hyping it into a major media event. Kingpin certainly does the same for bowling, culminating in an absurdly outsized tournament deflated at every turn… Read more →