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DVD Reviews, Music

DVD Review: “Sting: Live at the Olympia Paris”

There are two very clear sides to viewing Gordon Sumner, a.k.a. Sting, the former singer/songwriter/bass player for The Police and solo...

CD Reviews, DVD Reviews, Music

DVD/CD Review: Jeff Beck, “Live at the Hollywood Bowl”

I’ve been a fan and was influenced very early on by The Yardbirds.  I was never keen on Eric Clapton (and still am not) or Jimmy...

(Not So) Famous Firsts, Film

(Not So) Famous Firsts: Terry Gilliam’s “Jabberwocky”

I have long been a fan of Terry Gilliam. His Brazil is my favorite film of all time. But to say he’s been an inconsistent filmmaker is an...

(Not So) Famous Firsts, Film

(Not So) Famous Firsts: Ridley Scott’s “The Duellists”

Ridley Scott is unusual amongst A-list directors. He has several classics to his name, but is still not mentioned in the same breath as...

DVD Reviews, Music

DVD Review: “Beside Bowie: The Mick Ronson Story”

You don’t really get to hear a great deal about Mick Ronson, the legendary guitarist who worked with David Bowie in those critical...

Film, Popdose Flashback

Popdose Flashback: Five ’80s Cult Films and Their Imagined Sequels

Daniel Suddes imagines what the sequels to five '80s cult classics would look like....

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Film Review: “Blade Runner 2049”

A long day's journey into the dark soul of "Blade Runner 2049"...

Film, Popdose Flashback

Popdose Flashback: When Tobe Hooper Met Cannon Films …

In memory of Tobe Hooper, we look at the three movies he directed for Cannon Films in the '80s....

Box Office Flashback, Film

Box Office Flashback: August 27, 1987

Let us return to a time when la vida seemed a little less loca....

Film, Popdose Flashback

Popdose Flashback: Remembering Non-“Dead” Works of George Romero

The loss of George A. Romero earlier this year robbed us one of the great American filmmakers. But everyone used the opportunity to only...

DVD Reviews, Film

DVD Review: “Cinematic Titanic: The Complete Collection”

What happens when 5 brilliant comic minds meet 12 cheesy movies? In a word (or two), "Cinematic Titanic."...

(Not So) Famous Firsts, Film

(Not So) Famous Firsts: A Kathryn Bigelow Double Feature

In the last decade, Kathryn Bigelow has become the most famous female American director. She has become the new chronicler of recent...

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You Should Be Proud of This Achievement: Female Film Directors and Their Next Superhero Movies

At a time when five out of every four films contain superheroes, this year’s Wonder Woman feels fresh and amazing. After more than a...

CD Reviews, DVD Reviews, Music

DVD/CD Review: The Who, “Isle of Wight 2004 Festival”

Only two years after the long-dormant festival was resurrected, one of the bands who left a pretty timeless mark previously at the storied...

Film, No Concessions

No Concessions: Wonder Women

The Mummy. And, the other one....

Film, Spinning Discs

Spinning Discs: “Sky on Fire”

Asian action explodes....

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(Not So) Famous Firsts: Jonathan Demme’s “Caged Heat”

Jonathan Demme’s passing was marked by tributes to Silence of the Lambs, an American horror classic. Demme would still be considered one...

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Film Review: “Alien: Covenant”

"Alien: Covenant" is one part chest-bursting thrills -- and two parts "Intro to Humanities."...

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Film Review: “The Lovers”

Debra Winger and Tracy Letts star in a late middle age love story...

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Film Review: “The Circle”

Secrets are lies in the world of "The Circle" ...

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Next Sunday A.D.: Movies That Should Be Featured on “Mystery Science Theater 3000”

Mystery Science Theater 3000 is back for a new generation of smart alecks to learn about camp. The one aspect of the MST3K revival that was...

CD Reviews, DVD Reviews, Music

DVD/CD Review: “Thank You, Friends: Big Star’s ‘Third’ Live … and More”

Forget objectivity, because you won’t find it here – not from me.  And certainly not about these live, orchestral,...

Film, Music

Moving (Picture) Music: Max Frost & the Troopers, “Shape of Things to Come”

'60 icon Max Frost urges you to get real, my troopers! There's only one problem......

Film, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Troma Entertainment’s Lloyd Kaufman

Originally intended to be the second part of Popdose's look at VHS videotape subculture, Troma Entertainment's co-founder Lloyd Kaufman had...

America's Favorite Baseball Movies

Farkakte Film Flashback, Film

Farkakte Film Flashback: Baseball Movies Edition

You’re probably familiar with Redbox — that’s the company that lets you borrow DVDs from a box outside the supermarket....

Film, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Catherine Taber

In the world of independent film, one must use whatever resources are available to make sure as many people as possible see the movie...

(Not So) Famous Firsts, Film

(Not So) Famous Firsts: “Fear and Desire”

Every filmmaker follows one of two paths. The first path is the Orson Welles wunderkind path that sees a filmmaker dazzle everyone their...

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Dw. Dunphy On… And Videotape, Part One: VHS Subculture

The first in a two-part series exploring home video and the formats which refuse to die....

Film, Spinning Discs

Spinning Discs: “Strange” Things

The Doctor is in. And he's brought friends....

Film, Music, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: “Songs, Bond Songs” Executive Producer Andrew Curry

The classic Bond songs, shaken, stirred, and disrupted....