My last ten films seen (in chronological order, between October 26 and November 26, 2015).
The Search For General Tso (Cheney, 2014) 7/10
Anomalisa (Kaufman/Johnson, 2015) 9/10… 1,022 more words
Congratulations, Mizzou, UM System President Wolfe has resigned. Apparently, Chancellor Loftin is also on his way out. Due to the idiocy of a few despicable people, “change” has been imposed on everyone, both the innocent and guilty. 1,467 more words
After decades of unavailability, Shout! Factory recently released all three digitally remastered Decline of Western Civilization rock documentaries on DVD and Blu-ray. Produced between 1979 and 1998, the films served as a visual archive of the American punk, hardcore, and metal scenes, and as a launching pad for filmmaker… 371 more words
I was going to go off on a big angry rant about the practice of so-called “sampling” which began fairly innocuously with the pilfering of a beat here and a bass-line there, but which has now become so widespread and accepted that it is common to hear a complete recording being altered by simply merging an already recognizable hit into the gibberish misogyny and/or nihilism of the most recent flavour of the month rap/hip-hop star. 539 more words