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April 2009

Anvil’s ‘Story’ In One of the Year’s Best

Imagine you’re Paul McCartney…no, not the superstar Beatle legend who literally rewrote the pop song rulebook along with fellow musical titan John Lennon.


The Leak: “X-Men Origins: Wolverine” Unleashed

If it wasn’t for the date, many would have considered it a joke. Then Ain’t It Cool News stepped up and warned readers


The Return of Troma 4: TromaDance 5/Crazy Animal/Seduction of Dr. Fugazzi

It’s safe to say that, with six months back in business and a wealth of wonderful titles hitting the market, Troma, once considered down


March 2009

Two Evil Eyes (1990): Blu-ray

In retrospect, it should be no surprise when major talents collaborate, clash and crash. With each one being a giant in their own particularly way,


The Things They Carried

From Sunday’s New York Times: On March 29, 1973, the last United States troops left South Vietnam, ending America’s direct military involvement in the Vietnam


Spidey, Oedipus, Jesus, & Platonic Love

Spider-man III was by far the most exciting Hollywood political critique of the Bush doctrine, reiterating the value of dialogue, cooperation and coalition.


Experiments in Terror 3 (2009)

One of the great things about art is its ability to make you see the common and the familiar in a totally different and unique


Off Balance Comedy Could Use Some ‘Cleaning’

It’s a part of life we generally don’t think about - mostly because it reminds us of our own morality, and because of


Cat in the Brain - aka Nightmare Concert (1990)

Stephen King has said that he’s often shocked by people’s initial reaction to him in person. Since he creates horrific nightmares of blood


Let the Wrong One Out

It was one of last year’s best films - foreign or otherwise. It was unceremoniously snubbed for Oscar consideration (favoritism found Sweden submitting another,


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//Mixed media
//Blogs

"Rock Never Dies" Takes Shots at Celebrity Culture In a Surprisingly Effective Episode

// Channel Surfing

"Season 12's best episode yet isn't perfect, but well-done, with an excellent swan song performance by Rick Springfield.

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