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Jimi Hendrix: The Guitar Hero

Jimi Hendrix: The Guitar Hero

| September 3, 2010

I have about a half dozen biographies on the late, great Jimi Hendrix. A lot of the stories surrounding his life and times are contradictory, and usually the only information that you can count on being 100% correct are the photos in the middle of those books. I mean, sure, I do put some stock […]

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Accidents Happen

Accidents Happen

| July 26, 2010

In Accident Happen, Geena Davis stars as Gloria Conway, mother of three teenage sons trying to make sense of the cruel and unusual jokes that life keeps playing on her family and those around her. The results of some of her youngest son Billy’s pranks have created misery but also have brought the family together. […]

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Operation: Endgame

Operation: Endgame

| July 26, 2010

Operation: Endgame is a government spy movie that doesn’t feature any exotic locations, get caught up in foreign intrigue or weigh itself down with a lot of fancy political jargon. Instead, the movie is more of dark, action-comedy that takes place pretty much in the same building. Joe Anderson(Across The Universe, The Crazies) plays ‘The […]

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Brooklyn’s Finest

Brooklyn’s Finest

| July 6, 2010

Good cop movies nowadays are hard to come by. Great cop movies seem to materialize only once or twice a decade. ‘Brooklyn’s Finest’, written by Michael C. Martin(Sleeper Cell) and directed by Antoine Fuqua(Shooter, Training Day, The Replacement Killers), is a film that falls into the latter category. Not since Fuqua’s ‘Training Day’ from 2001, […]

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Iron Man: The Complete 1994 Animated Series

Iron Man: The Complete 1994 Animated Series

| May 6, 2010

As the movie Iron Man II hits theaters this Friday, May 7- the complete animated series from 1994 hit stores this past Tuesday. Now that is some good timing when you’re looking to cross-promote brothers from the same mother. The animated release, new to DVD, features all 26 episodes on a 3-disk set and brings […]

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Naked Ambition: An R-Rated Look at an X-Rated Industry

Naked Ambition: An R-Rated Look at an X-Rated Industry

| April 30, 2010

Famed celebrity photographer Michael Grecco, has put together a documentary which takes us inside the ever increasingly popular and lucrative world of the porn industry. ‘Naked Ambition: An R-Rated Look at an X-Rated Industry’, from Lantern Lane Entertainment in association with KHG Documentary Productions, shows all who watches that the modern era of porn is […]

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Interview with Anya Monzikova

Interview with Anya Monzikova

| April 14, 2010

Recently I had the opportunity to chat with Russian-born actress/model Anya Monzikova (Surrogates, Deal Or No Deal). She will be appearing in the highly anticipated ‘Iron Man II’, due to hit theaters May 7th. Film Monthly: Was ‘Deal Or No Deal’ your first major t.v. gig? Anya Monzikova: It was my first ‘steady’ t.v. job. […]

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The Slammin’ Salmon (2010)

The Slammin’ Salmon (2010)

| April 9, 2010

The Broken Lizard Comedy Troupe, one of my favorite writing teams, is about to release their latest effort on DVD and Blu-ray through Anchor Bay Home Entertainment. ‘The Slammin’ Salmon’ comes from the same minds who have brought us ‘Super Troopers’, ‘Club Dread’ and ‘Beerfest’. This group of funnymen include Jay Chandrasekhar, Erik Stolhanske, Steve […]

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Coffee Break

Coffee Break

| March 31, 2010

A new Indie web-series from Triple Shot Productions, entitled Coffee Break, has just made its way onto the net. After the show’s writers (Neal Fischer and David Nevarez) had several scripts and television pilots rejected, they felt creating a show about a couple guys trying to make it as a writing team was the way […]

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The Familiar

The Familiar

| February 3, 2010

A ‘familiar’ is the mortal servant who takes care of all his vampire master’s needs. They range from taking care of finances and bringing them fresh ‘harlots’, to bathing the centuries-old creatures and disposing of the victims. By ancient rules, they can never be turned into vampires and must commit to a lifetime of servitude. […]

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