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Cheap laughs plague the apocalypse in ‘This Is The End’

Cheap laughs plague the apocalypse in ‘This Is The End’

| June 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

In a year of big blockbuster action movies and gut wrenching dramas, the comedy world hasn’t even been a contender in the fight for blockbuster dollar signs. Cue Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg. Their latest installment, “This Is The End,” literally puts Rogen and all of his real-life friends into the movie. A big part of the film’s allure is that every character in the movie is literally playing his or herself, but in a story that is as fiction as fiction can get.

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Lose Yourself with Bateman and McCarthy in ‘Identity Thief’

Lose Yourself with Bateman and McCarthy in ‘Identity Thief’

| February 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

Identity Thief staring “Frat Pack” forerunner Jason Bateman and comedy’s newest and most promising sensation Melissa McCarthy revamp the spirit of a Trains, Planes, and Automobiles, the comedy back and forth stylings of a midnight run or 48 hours, with all the cursing, inappropriateness and improbable situations you can handle! Sandy Patterson, an honest hard-working […]

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‘Side Effects’ is the Perfect Dose of Mystery and Suspense

‘Side Effects’ is the Perfect Dose of Mystery and Suspense

| February 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

Side Effects writer Scott Z. Burns crafts a brilliant screenplay which weaves a thrilling story of the relationship between the prescription and prescriber. Steven Soderbergh, whom also teamed with Burns in 2012’s “Contagion”, directs an all-star cast lead by Rooney Mara who plays Emily Taylor, a seemingly happy and loving wife who at the beginning […]

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The Gaslight Anthem plays with humbling excitement for Lawrence, Kan.

The Gaslight Anthem plays with humbling excitement for Lawrence, Kan.

| July 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Gaslight Anthem’s sold out Lawrence, Kansas outing at the Bottleneck was not only heartfelt and genuine, but helped spring board their new album Handwritten right through the Bottleneck’s roof!

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Interview with Teppei Teranishi of Thrice- Granada Lawrence, Ks

Interview with Teppei Teranishi of Thrice- Granada Lawrence, Ks

| November 13, 2011 | 1 Comments

Getting the news that you are going to be able to interview a member of your favorite band is almost more scary than exciting. I mean, you don’t want to look like an ass in front of someone who inspires you every day! So writing questions was nerve-racking to say the least, but more importantly […]

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Thrice Major/Minor Album Review

Thrice Major/Minor Album Review

| September 15, 2011 | 0 Comments

On September 20, Thrice will release “Major/Minor” on Vagrant Records, which to me, after my very first listen, makes perfect sense. It’s the one album that I believe is going to make sense of all the work that Thrice has done the last 13 or so years.

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Thrice to release “Major/Minor” September 20

Thrice to release “Major/Minor” September 20

| August 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

Orange County’s Thrice will release their seventh studio album, “Major/Minor,” on Vagrant Records September 20.

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