Category Archives: Interviews

The Public Image is Rotten: John Lydon’s Zoom Interview

A friend of mine from Canada sent me a text, “Are you going to the PiL Official Johnny Lydon talk on Zoom?” So I signed up for Lydon’s “Quarantine Party Only For The Headstrong,” which was being held to celebrate … Continue reading

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Talking X’s New Release ‘Alphabetland’ with DJ Bonebrake

By Andy Nystrom. Originally posted on There’s Something Hard in There. As droplets of rain plunked down upon my car’s windshield and the dreary sky became further shrouded in darkness, I waited and wondered what another pandemic day would toss … Continue reading

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Coronavirus Pandemic Affects Musicians In Many Ways: Interviews

The Coronavirus pandemic affects musicians in a lot of ways, and certainly more than many other careers. Major festivals, such as Coachella in Southern California, Treefort in Boise, Ultra in Miami and SXSW in Austin have been postponed. These have … Continue reading

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Cult Classic ‘Rock ‘n’ Roll High School’ Celebrates 40th Anniversary with Lush Restoration and Interviews with the Filmmakers

Rock ‘n’ Roll High School” (1979) is a movie about a teen-aged songwriter absolutely determined to meet her favorite band so they can play her songs. She cuts school and camps out in front of the venue to get concert tickets … Continue reading

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Movies Till Dawn: More New and Notable (Award Bait Edition)

“Once Upon a Time in… Hollywood” (2019, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment) Everything you really need to know about Quentin Tarantino‘s reality-bending Hollywood drama can be found here in Elise’s write-up, so I will simply add: the Bruce Lee scene and … Continue reading

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The Brady Bunch Meets Heavy Metal at the Celebrity Bowl For Ronnie Fundraiser

I don’t know about you, but whenever I think of Heavy Metal, I think of The Brady Bunch. Why not? One group is decked out in leather and studs, and the other….Hmmm, OK, maybe not so much. What does the … Continue reading

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Cult Filmmaker Al Adamson Doc ‘Blood & Flesh’ Opens in Los Angeles November 1

From the mid-1960s to the early 1980s, director and Hollywood native Al Adamson made genre films – mostly horror, but also science fiction, Westerns, biker pictures, comedies and the occasional hybrid of all of those genres – that due to … Continue reading

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An Interview With Filmmaker Maya Korn

” Glass Cabin’s world premiere at Screamfest was such a blast! The fab horror audience responded in just the right places to exactly the right things.  Power to the programmers for placing it by the perfect psychological thriller companion film … Continue reading

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Rest in Peace, Kim Shattuck

The following story appeared on this blog [There’s Something Hard in There] on July 13, 2014 and we are reposting it in honor of Kim Shattuck, who passed away October 2, 2019 at age 56 due to complications from ALS. … Continue reading

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Mods & Rockers Film Festival Returns to Celebrate Handmade Films and Monty Python

The Mods and Rockers Film Festival returns this month to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of HandMade Films, and the 50th Anniversary of Monty Python with the cheekily titled “The OTHER HandMade’s Tale” film festival. The festival will kick off ten … Continue reading

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