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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