Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot Review

Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot Review

In a comic strip by cartoonist John Callahan, a sheriff and his posse find an abandoned wheelchair in the desert. One cowboy says to the other, “Don’t worry, he won’t get far on foot.” It’s an amusing strip, and it’s made all the more relevant when you know the story of Callahan himself, who used biting, sometimes offensive humor to process his own disability. The strip also represents a self-aware wit that is, sadly, lacking in Gus Van Sant’s new biopic about John Callahan. Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot is an earnest but conventional biopic, in which Callahan’s life is mostly told through the lens of his experience at Alcoholics Anonymous, where his abandonment issues take center stage. His art, and his humor, sit most of the movie out, much to its detriment. Continue reading…
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