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 […]
Archive for April, 2012
Paul Rudd and Leslie Mann’s are back as Knocked Up’s Pete and Debbie in the new Jud Apatow film, This is 40. A spin-off movie form Kocked up, could be good. Rudd and Mann’s dynamic and dysfunction in Kocked Up helped push the laugh factor however, this might be something more for […]
I must admit that I am not usually a fan of romantic comedies. I mostly find the genre boring and full of stock characters that are completely uninteresting. In 2008 one movie really surprised me and that was Forgetting Sarah Marshall. When I heard that Nicholas Stoller and Jason Segel would be making a new […]
With all of the Avengers hype and anticipation I decided to take a step back from that and focus on something else… So I began to think about all of superhero movies that have been made, remade, revamped and given a sequel and/or prequel within the past decade or so. Though there are dozens of […]
Sacha Baron Cohen is back and all up in your face with his new film (and character) The Dictator. It’s a heroic story of a dictator who risks his life to ensure that democracy would never come to the country he so lovingly oppressed. Visit www.RepublicofWadiya.com for more information on the film Want advance screening passes? We are giving moviegoers in the […]
I am somewhat torn after watching The Raven. The film is of great concept, has a nice Sleepy Hollow feel and look, but there were several aspects of the film that seemed forced and did not fit . And For some reason they decided to give Poe a pet raccoon.. after a five minute online investigation […]
Kansas City’s Beaumont Club had quickly sold out when Snow Patrol was announced as coming to town and the venue was already packed with people scrambling for a good spot well before opener Ed Sheeran started. But when the lone singer with an acoustic guitar humbly took to the stage, one thing was clear. These people had come for one thing and one thing only: Snow Patrol. Sheeran would have his work cut out for him to win this crowd. Fortunately, Sheeran is a one man superstar band.
Confession – we just listened all the way through Justin Bieber’s “Boyfriend” for the first time and loved it, but it wasn’t him performing. It was Wales’ Marina and The Diamonds performing a cover of Justin Bieber’s Boyfriend in the BBC Radio 1 Live Lounge.
Remember N*Sync’s ‘No Strings Attached’ dancing puppets video? Well, in Foster the People’s new video for “Houdini” the indie rockers get similar a similar boy band puppet treatment.
In a new video from Kansas City’s Capybara, the ‘hero’ of their recently released album, Dave Drusky, gives an inside peek into his subconscious with the new video for “Late Night Bikes.” Follow Dave’s vision as he explores the song on a fantastic intergalactic journey.
Green River Ordinance is currently on tour in support of their new album Under Fire (which is phenomenal by the way) alongside Graham Colton opening up with an acoustic set. I had the chance to catch this show on April 22nd at World Cafe Live in Philly before the tour makes its way toward the midwest (upcoming dates […]