Monthly Archives: October 2011

Luke Haines-Nine and a Half Psychedelic Meditations on British Wrestling of the 1970s and early ’80s

Whether fronting Britpop agitators The Auteurs or making exquisite doom pop with Black Box Recorder Luke Haines has always been an interesting figure to watch, and as his lyrics and memoir ascertain to he is also a pretty good wordsmith, … Continue reading

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Cherry

You know those great little indie films from the states like ‘Junebug’, ‘Thumbsucker’ and ‘World’s Greatest Dad’ to name but a few, well now you can add to that list ‘Cherry’ a charming coming of age human nature piece that … Continue reading

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The weird world of Amazon…

..prepare to be amazed, shocked and bemused… You want this for your wall, don’t you? http://www.amazon.co.uk/Photographic-rejecting-Science-Photo-Library/dp/B001NJE6L6/ref=pd_sim_sbs_kh_3 What is scarier than them selling this is that it has eyelets for flying! http://www.amazon.co.uk/German-Regular-Nazi-Party-1920-1945/dp/B004NDDF0C/ref=pd_sim_sbs_kh_5 Product description: Ideal for kid’s bedrooms, really? http://www.amazon.co.uk/FAN-PACK-BENEDICT-LIFESIZE-CARDBOARD/dp/B003CRKSN2/ref=pd_sim_sbs_kh_31 Now … Continue reading

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Tom Waits – Bad as Me

Any new Tom Waits record is a great thing and we have waited seven years for this one but boy was it worth the wait. As soon as ‘Chicago’ rumbles in all rasps and horns you know you are in … Continue reading

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Dreams of a Life

It started with this article: And now this fascinating story is going to be a documentary film, check it out here: http://dreamsofalife.com/ Can’t wait.

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Melancholia

Similar in tone to the opener of his previous film ‘Antichrist’ Lars Von Trier’s ‘Melancholia’ shows the viewer, in super slow motion to the sound of Tristan und Isolde by Wagner, a seemingly unrelated selection of images which will all … Continue reading

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Midnight in Paris

Midnight in Paris opens with a series of familiar shots of the French capital and Woody Allen’s love letter to the city begins. We are soon introduced to Gil (Wilson) and his fiancé Inez (McAdams) they are tagging along on … Continue reading

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