ST. DAVID’S DAY IS MARCH 1

ST. DAVID’S DAY IS MARCH 1

March 1 is St. David’s Day, celebrating the patron saint of Wales. As my heritage is traced to Wales, I want to send a big fat kiss to my fellow Welsh celebrants around the world — and urge all Wales-loving people to raise a pint to good ol’ St. David and us sons o’ fun […]



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RANDOM THOUGHTS ON THE UPCOMING OSCARS

RANDOM THOUGHTS ON THE UPCOMING OSCARS

Personally, I don’t give a s**t who wins. Nor do I care who is going to wear what. And I doubt Jon Stewart is going to be funny as the host. Or maybe I am in a bad mood?



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ESSENCE OF SWANK

ESSENCE OF SWANK

Hillary Swank has been named the spokesperson and “muse” (huh?) for a new women’s perfume by Guerlain. Nothing says feminine fragrance like a woman who won an Oscar for playing a young man. The stink juice is set to hit the streets this year so go get a free sample and… Read all about it […]



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IFC FINALLY DOES SOMETHING RIGHT

IFC FINALLY DOES SOMETHING RIGHT

IFC has announced a partnership with Comcast digital cable to release “day and date” movies via Comcast’s “On-Demand” feature. The feature will be called “IFC in Theaters” and viewers will have the option to go out and see the film at an art house type theatre, buy it on DVD or stay home in their […]



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DICAPRIO BENDING OVER FOR THE SOAP

DICAPRIO BENDING OVER FOR THE SOAP

Leonardo DiCaprio has signed on to star in a prison drama called “Kite” for Warner Bros. Leo’s producing company Appian Way is set to produce while Leo is set to get buffed and intense. Yay. Grab your soap on a rope and… Read all about it at Dark Horizons>>>



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ALL HAIL QUEEN MICKEY

ALL HAIL QUEEN MICKEY

First they were invaded by the cast of MTV’s “The Real World,” now Mickey Rourke has threatened to move to Austin, Texas to be closer to his directorial hero, Robert Rodriguez. Apparently Rourke loved working with the director so much he wants to be in every rushed, blue screened, poorly written film the director cranks […]



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FANGO SPOOKS CHICAGO

FANGO SPOOKS CHICAGO

“Fangoria’s Weekend of Horrors” comes to the Chicago area March 4-5 with an exciting line-up of top horror talent from both film and television. This fright-filled weekend will take place at the newly renovated Wyndham Chicago O’Hare Hotel, 6810 North Mannheim Road, Rosemont. Celebrity guests and events set for Fango’s Chicago blast include: pioneering NIGHT […]



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ALL THE PRESIDENT’S MEN (DVD)

4.5 Stars
Year Released: 2006
MPAA Rating: PG
Running Time: 127 minutes

This is a film worth revisiting given what’s happening right now in this country, and Warner Bros. has done a fine job with this DVD release…


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EVIL BREED: THE LEGEND OF SAMHAIN (DVD)

EVIL BREED: THE LEGEND OF SAMHAIN (DVD)
1 Stars
Year Released: 2005
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 78 minutes

“Evil Breed: The Legend of Samhain” is one of the biggest examples I’ve seen of cinematic foreigners who hate America I’ve seen since…well…since probably “Black Hawk Down”…


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ACTION: THE COMPLETE SERIES (DVD)

5 Stars
Year Released: 2006
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 127 minutes

This is Hollywood, television style, folks! Buy it quickly and laugh!


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THE HILLS HAVE EYES

4 Stars
Year Released: 2006
MPAA Rating: R
Running Time: 100 minutes

IN THEATERS MARCH 10TH! “The Hills Have Eyes” has a lot of the same gritty and tough edginess that made “High Tension” so much fun, but tries to make slightly more sense out of the story that Craven originally conceived with a better script and much better actors…


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GIVE KATIEBIRD A PUSH

GIVE KATIEBIRD A PUSH

Below is a message from Justin Paul Ritter, a filmmaker in need of a few helping hands. hey everyone..my name is Justin Paul Ritter…I’ve got a really insane new horror movie just about to be released called, “KatieBird*certifiable crazy person…just curious if you might be willing to help out a truly unique indie horror flick… […]



Posted on February 27, 2006 by

BIRMINGHAM SHOUTS FOR GAYS AND LESBIANS

Alabama Moving Image Association has announced the dates and venue for the inaugural Birmingham Shout, a gay and lesbian film festival of Alabama…



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FRANCIS

FRANCIS
1 Stars
Year Released: 2005
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 84 minutes

One of the many aspects of reality television that I particularly despise is our ability to watch people suffer without any true conflict of conscience, our complacency to these people being exploited…


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ASHES TO ASHES

ASHES TO ASHES
1.5 Stars
Year Released: 2005
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 90 minutes

One thing I will say about “Ashes to Ashes” is that it sure is on par with all those “Best of the Best” movies you’ll see on late night cable. And that’s not a compliment…


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