Be Afraid. Be Very Afraid #2: Halloween III: Season of the Witch
One of the biggest clichés in the Horror genre, outside of lusting teenagers getting intimate in a secluded and uninhabited area at midnight, is that of unnecessary sequels. You can’t find many Horror film series that didn’t overstay their welcome by at least 3 or 4 films before vanishing into utter absurdity. There are many examples of this; There were 5 official sequels in the Nightmare of Elm…
Be Afraid. Be Very Afraid #1: Jam
One of my earliest posts on this here blog was a Halloween post. It was pretty much a compilation of shows/films I thought would make ideal Halloween viewing and it’s still one of the more popular posts I made based on the views it still gets in 2014. I’m doing the same thing again this year, devoting individual posts to each entry. It’ll be fun, honest.
Chris Morris is, without question, my…
Crystal Castles Fade Away
Tuesday was, unlike Ice Cube’s, a lousy day. I woke up late for work, forgot to take the rubbish out to be collected, I left my keys at home, I got shat on by the rain and had one of the blandest lunch time meals of my life. I almost wept.
This poor day was topped off by the moderately sad news that Crystal Castles’ vocalist Alice Glass was leaving due to various reasons, some of which personal.…
Aphex Twin Re-Emerges, Hypes Something via Blimp and Announces New Album
We live in troubled times. There’s a threat within music that it’s being rapidly hollowed out by artists seeking commercial gain moreso than creating something of substance out of one’s love of music. Unfortunately, the music we hear on the radio becomes increasingly more saturated and devoid of any creativity as time goes by.
It’s at such low points in Hollywood blockbusters that we would call…
PCWB’s Cinematic Nirvana #6: Stop Making Sense
Stop Making Sense (1984, dir. Jonathan Demme)
Home – is where I want to be
But I guess I’m already there
I come home she lifted up her wings
I Guess that this must be the place
I can’t tell one from the other
Did I find you, or you find me?
There was a time Before we were born
If someone asks, this is where I’ll be … where I’ll be
There have been some great concert films over time; The Last…