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Movies About Bands: A Definitive and Scientific Countdown

We recently saw two GREAT new movies currently out in theatres, both about bands: Green Room, a tense punks vs. nazis horror-thriller, and Sing Street… 2,684 more words


Screw you, stoichiometry

I really, really wanted a grain elevator explosion in the screenplay.  But it’s hard to justify when a crucial plot point revolves around the atmosphere having about two percent oxygen. 40 more words


Long Live Rock Movies! 😎🎸

“School of Rock” (2003)

Let’s start with our substitute teacher, Mr. Schneebly – what kid hasn’t wished for a sub like him?  No grades, being part of a kick butt rock band, defying parents, breaking the rules.   454 more words

Film History

Two Sides Of The Same Coin (ep. 80) – This Is Spinal Tap

A quick look at the iconic mockumentary about a fictional British metal band that has cemented itself into the pop culture lexicon with several memorable scenes, characters, and quotes.


This Is Spinal Tap (1984)

Spinal Tap, one of England’s loudest bands, is chronicled by film director Marty DeBergi on what proves to be a fateful tour. (IMDb) 67 more words

Pen of the Day: Pelikan M600 Pink

Pelikan M600 Pink with fine nib. What could be more springy than the Pink Pelikan?  Probably only filling the Pink Pelikan with pink ink. Now that’s turning spring up to 11. 65 more words


This Is Spinal Tap (1984)

“As long as there’s, you know, sex and drugs, I can do without the rock and roll.”

There are films that are important for their poignant social commentary or for best exemplifying a movement or an era. 547 more words