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Eclipse
June 30, 2010 – 1:42 pm | No Comment
Eclipse

Eclipse is the third film from The Twilight Saga. While the series didn’t start out as a quartet of movies the first film, Twilight did so well it spawned the successive sequels (New Moon, and …

Turd of Ages
June 30, 2010 – 12:06 pm | 2 Comments
Turd of Ages

We’ve all done some turd gazing before. It’s an inexorable evil when entering a public bathroom. Some slob forgets to flush his feces and you’re stuck with that nasty after-image burned into your brain. A …

Still whippin’
June 28, 2010 – 12:03 pm | 2 Comments
Still whippin’

Devo has always been one of those bands I am supremely jealous that I did not have the good fortune to grow up listening to. Though they’ve been active since they reformed in 96 I …

Joan Rivers - A Piece of Work
June 25, 2010 – 11:35 am | No Comment
Joan Rivers – A Piece of Work

Watching Joan Rivers – A Piece of Work won’t turn you into a huge fan if you aren’t already at that place in your life. And this intimate look behind the scenes of her life …

Acad not mad
June 25, 2010 – 10:53 am | No Comment

Do you ever wonder how the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences gains members? Obviously you have to be involved in film production in some manner, but a glance at 2010 invitees raises few …

9500 Liberty
June 24, 2010 – 10:39 pm | No Comment
9500 Liberty

9500 Liberty comes at just the right moment to capture the zeitgeist of the nation’s immigration debate. The documentary is a true independent release. There is no studio or mini-major or even one of the …

Winter’s Bone
June 24, 2010 – 9:08 pm | No Comment
Winter’s Bone

Winter’s Bone shows the kind of cachet that money can and cannot buy. Sure it has a Sundance film festival stamp of approval and a nice look with solid production values, but Winter’s Bone also …

Micmacs
June 24, 2010 – 7:04 pm | No Comment
Micmacs

For Micmacs, a wacky caper comedy whose physical agility keeps sweeping you in different directions, director Jean-Pierre Jeunet avoids the sentimentality of Amelie or the symbolism of City of Lost Children. Jeunet seems to want …

I Am Love
June 24, 2010 – 4:32 pm | No Comment
I Am Love

When Tilda Swinton made an appearance at a film festival in Houston last year she premiered I Am Love or Io Sono L’Amore, which is the original title of this 2009 Italian film. I Am …

LIMB live is a religious experience
June 23, 2010 – 12:38 pm | 3 Comments
LIMB live is a religious experience

Last Friday I had the fortune of seeing LIMB play at El Rincón Social in the warehouse district to celebrate the release of their latest LP The Shape of Punk for Some and it only …