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Underrated Movie of the Week (March 1-7)

This week’s underrated movie is the 1989 cult comedy UHF.

Starring parody musician “Weird Al” Yankovic, UHF is a movie that has a “plot” (if you want to call it that) but also includes movie parodies and ridiculous setups.   358 more words

Neurotic City: 5 Times Prince Has Acted Ponderously Purple

By Loscalzo

Thanks to the bottomless treasure trove that is basic cable television, we got to relive the magic of Purple Rain recently. Sure, we could have dusted off our old VHS copy, but our VCR went to sleep with the fishes sometime during the Clinton era. 717 more words

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Tacky (Weird Al Yankovic)

This Weird Wednesday we feature Al and the world’s funniest people being … tacky.

(My only complaint is that Al doesn’t have a 24 hour version of this video.)

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Whiplash: Not quite believable but unbelievably good

Whiplash is the most captivating film I’ve seen in a long time.

Sure, it has holes in the plot the size of the ones in the Dead Sea, but the movie is so intense, that a climactic concert scene elicited loud audible gasps from the audience. 734 more words

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THE FRIDAY FIVE - 20.2.2015

1. Years and Years – King
2. Ash – Cocoon
3. Blur – Go Out
4. Lesley Gore – Sunshine, Lollipops and Rainbows
5. Visage – Fade To Grey… 65 more words

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Bad Lyrics: "Got My Mind Set On You" (George Harrison)

Lately, I’ve been having a greater appreciation for George Harrison. His character in Yellow Submarine had no presence, not to mention his song “Dream Away” played over the credits of Time Bandits (which scarred me at a young age), so those might have formed some impression. 2,352 more words

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