‘Furious 7’ a worthy addition to the franchise

‘Furious 7’ a worthy addition to the franchise

The movie is more inventive in its visual approach and willing to take take the film’s escalating stunts and sequences to a more extreme point.

| April 3, 2015 | 0 Comments
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‘Run All Night’’s templated story dilutes action/drama potential

‘Run All Night’’s templated story dilutes action/drama potential

If viewed on its own without having seen any Liam Neeson movie in the past seven years, “Run All Night” would have the potential to introduce us to Neeson’s ability to play the tough and gruff action hero with a strong dash of introspection. And that introduction alone, along with seeing the 63-year-old ex-boxer show how to kick people to the ground with a sense of class is generally enough to create intrigue.

| March 17, 2015 | 0 Comments
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MTVU Woodies Reveals 2015 Lineup & SXSW RSVP

MTVU Woodies Reveals 2015 Lineup & SXSW RSVP

The MTVU Woodies are returning to SXSW. The college-based MTV channel will treat Austin guests and SXSW badge/wristband holders to a full day’s worth of shows while revealing this year’s award winners.

| March 13, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Perez Hilton Announces Return to SXSW with One Night in Austin Series

Perez Hilton Announces Return to SXSW with One Night in Austin Series

Perez Hilton has announced his return to Austin with his SXSW closing party: One Night in Austin. This annual event benefits the VH1 Save the Music Foundation.

| March 13, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Big Gigantic impresses with explosive electronic party

Big Gigantic impresses with explosive electronic party

  For electronic dance music to work in a concert setting – as a live spectacle that you would actually pay concert prices to see – the bar, in my mind, is pretty high. You need good mixes and well-wrung beats, sure, but the music can’t stand on its own – especially seeing as it’s […]

| March 3, 2015 | 0 Comments
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‘The Lazarus Effect’ not quite DOA, but not worth a theater trip

‘The Lazarus Effect’ not quite DOA, but not worth a theater trip

The Lazarus Effect is a fine enough horror film but it doesn’t necessitate a trip to the theater.

| February 27, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Big Gigantic Looming Larger and Larger

Big Gigantic Looming Larger and Larger

When the previous generation of electronic dance music artists were presiding over high-BPM mixes and X-ed out dance parties, the future members of Big Gigantic were soaking up … other stuff. If you’ve heard Big Gigantic, it might surprise you a little to learn that as young musicians in the late ’90s and early 2000s […]

| February 24, 2015 | 0 Comments
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In Photos: Taking Back Sunday with Letlive and the Menzingers at South Side Ballroom, Dallas TX

In Photos: Taking Back Sunday with Letlive and the Menzingers at South Side Ballroom, Dallas TX

Taking Back Sunday stopped by Dallas’ South Side Ballroom for a diverse, career-spanning set. Letlive and The Menzingers opened.

| February 22, 2015 | 0 Comments
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In Photos: Buzz VD Party feat. Lights, Melanie Martinez & In the Valley Below

In Photos: Buzz VD Party feat. Lights, Melanie Martinez & In the Valley Below

Each year, Kansas City celebrates Valentine’s Day with a much better gift than hard candy hearts: a free concert. This year’s free Buzz VD party featured Lights, Melanie Martinez, In the Valley Below and more.

| February 18, 2015 | 0 Comments
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10 Songs That Were Better Reasons to be “Happy” in 2014

10 Songs That Were Better Reasons to be “Happy” in 2014

I’ve really got nothing against “Happy,” Billboard’s certified No. 1 song of the calendar year 2014. Hell, it was played at my wedding reception, because, let’s be honest – preventing that from happening at any 2014 wedding reception would’ve been damn near impossible. But – just ballparking the number here – there were probably about […]

| February 12, 2015 | 0 Comments
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