COMING THROUGH THE RYE REVIEWED
“Coming Through the Rye” is a touching story about a young man’s journey to meet J.D. Salinger. While we all have had dreams of meeting famous recluses, it’s not all it’s cracked up to be. While the film plays it off in a charming light, the focus stays on the journey there. I’d share stories about trying to meet Pynchon and Ditko, but those stories went nowhere. Scratch that. When I tried to meet Pynchon, I ended up getting yelled at by Tom Clancy. Tom Clancy has yelled at me twice in my life. In my own way, I’d like to think that I was his Red October.
I didn’t mean for that to sound creepy, but it’s hard relating personal stories. This film suffers from that a bit, but it exhibits far more heart than I’m capable of doing. Check it out during the Holidays.
- 1.78:1 standard definition transfer
- Dolby Digital 5.1