Editor’s note: This article was originally published in April of 2013.
This time out, Movie Irv dissects the appeal of the man who made both Deliverance and Stroker Ace. The man whose films are sometimes catalogued by the presence, or lack, of hair under his lip. The man who renamed himself “Turd Ferguson” on maybe the funniest episode ever of Saturday Night Live’s “Celebrity Jeopardy” (OK, so that was Norm MacDonald).
Yes. It’s time to render the overrated/underrated verdict on cinema’s greatest good ol’ boy, Burt Reynolds: