As a Father's Day gift to myself, I am watching "Daddy Longlegs." It was the first feature film by Benny and Josh Safdie, the impeccable team behind "Good Time" and "Uncut Gems." Like many filmmakers, they full indie on their first full-length feature, so there aren't any big names in this, but that certainly doesn't rob the film of its power. In typical Safdie fashion though, this isn't some cute and cuddly tale. This is a movie that is by far about the worst father in history, and leave it to this brotherly duo to lift all the entertainment possible from that idea.
I had a good Father's Day myself. I got to see my Dad, I got to see my father-in-law and I got to spend the day playing with my own kiddo. I am about to be a father of two any day now. I happy to feel alot less nervous that the first time around, simply because I have an idea of what to expect. Even though I know deep down that each child is different, so I can't expect the exact same thing as last time. There's just something more thrilling and lot less anxiety-driven this second time around. All that's left is the waiting game.
To celebrate Father's Day today, here's a look at some of the coolest Dad's in all of popular culture. I got to celebrate my real Dad's today, and now it seems like a good plan to celebrate all the great Movie and TV Dad's out there as well.
Enjoy and Happy Father's Day to all.