Monthly Archives: July 2011

Foster The People-Torches

Hot Chip meets MGMTs on Foster the Peoples debut ‘Torches’. ‘Pumped up Kids’ has been doing the rounds for sometime (I think I first D.Jed it out about a year ago, there are also some great remixes around) and is … Continue reading

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They Might Be Giants- Join Us

Still going strong thirty years into their career, ‘Join Us’ sounds like a band having fun (take note R.E.M.). Having been a fan from before ‘Birdhouse’ and long after it’s nice to have them back doing what they do best, … Continue reading

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Food for thought

Kids can be fussy buggers; manufacturers know this and have for years been disguising their foodstuffs to compensate. If you want a child to eat processed ham put a teddy bears face through it. Similarly if you want your child … Continue reading

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Barney’s Version

If you’re like me you can watch anything with Paul Giamatti in it and enjoy it even if it isn’t that good (don’t worry this is), he just tends to bring something to every role and Barney’s Version is no … Continue reading

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Hobo with a Shotgun

Hobo with a Shotgun started its life as one of the fake trailers between the grindhouse Tarantino/Rodriguez double bill Death Proof and Planet Terror and just like Machete should probably have stayed there. Quite good as a short pastiche of … Continue reading

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Vic & Bob are back ‘Afternoon Delights’

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Stake Land

I didn’t know what to expect form ‘StakeLand’ as I’ve had my fill of vampires recently but I can honestly say I really enjoyed it. Atmospheric, bleak and well paced the film is like ‘The Road’ meets ‘Zombieland’ although there … Continue reading

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The Tree of Life (first viewing)

The Tree of Life is a Marmite movie you will either love it or hate it and when I call it a movie I use that term loosely, it is more like a visual poem. Anyone who has seen any … Continue reading

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The Redtop Headline Storage Facility

Jeff had been a journalist for sometime but it was at least 10 years into his career before he was let into the secret all good journalists know. The redtop headline storage facility, this mission impossible style computer that stores … Continue reading

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Megan Is Missing

Firstly let me say that there is a difference between horror and horrific. Horror to me can cover films chock full of mystical beasties, baddies that possesses supernatural power and killers that come from other dimensions. Horrific on the other … Continue reading

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