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Live Review: Adam Ant’s ANThems Sizzled at Humphreys Concerts by the Bay

This quote by Moby got my attention the other day. “PS: #adamant was amazing. The last time I saw him was in 1982 when he literally arrived at the venue (a pier in the Hudson River) on a pirate ship. I know … Continue reading

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‘Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom is Not Worth the Price of Admission

*SPOILER ALERT* “Jurassic World Fallen Kingdom,” directed by J. A. Bayon and written badly by Colin Trevorrow and Derek Connolly, takes place three years after the events of the previous film. The Jurassic World theme park on Isla Nublar has … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Tales of the American with an Exclusive Interview with Girl George

The documentary film, Tales of the American, to put it simply, is an onion. It peels away years of cultural debris, exposing the history of a century-old hotel originally called The Canadian and built for African-Americans by architect Octavius Morgan. Over … Continue reading

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Preservation Hall Jazz Band at Largo – Live Review

For the last decade plus, the Preservation Hall Jazz Band has been on a mission to expand its horizons and bring traditional music into places you wouldn’t normally see it. They’re Coachella regulars now, and given their natural ability to … Continue reading

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Music Review: The Residents – “The Ghost of Hope”

Upon my first listen — and a few subsequent listens, I struggled to grasp what The Residents were offering with their new outing The Ghost of Hope. What exactly was the album’s vision. While I was pulling together the content and … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “Mustang” Screening at AFI FEST Presented By Audi

Mustang is the French submission for Best Foreign Film to this year’s Academy Awards. It’s a masterfully told story set in rural Turkey about 5 sisters, all close in age and very close as siblings, living in the home of … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “Carol” Screening at AFI FEST Presented By Audi

Carol is The Film Independent Spirit Awards’ nomination for best picture, best actress, best screen play, best director, and there appears to be some Oscar buzz. It is a beautiful picture, set somewhere in the mid-20th Century in New York. There’s … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “The Clan” Screening at AFI FEST Presented By Audi

“The Clan” is Argentina’s submission to Best Foreign Language Film at the 88th Academy Awards and “The Clan” did great box office on its home turf in Argentina. “The Clan” is based on a true story in the early 80’s after Argentinians … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “Rams” Screening at AFI FEST Presented By Audi

Rams (Icelandic:Hrútar) was an unexpected pleasure at AFI FEST. This is Grimur Hakonarson‘s second dramatic film and is Iceland’s entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 88th Academy Awards. The movie is set in rural Iceland and centered around two brothers … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “Queen Of The Desert” Screening at AFI FEST Presented By Audi

Werner Herzog‘s world premiere of “Queen Of The Desert” was met with some criticism at the Berlin Film Festival in February, yet it was nominated for a Golden Bear. So I attended this screening with particular interest to see the work … Continue reading

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