SPECTRES OF THE SPECTRUM (DVD)

4 Stars
Year Released: 1999
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 94 minutes

Like his earlier Sonic Outlaws, this put my pop-culture paradigm back in the blender for a little more mix-up, and I am much the better for it…


Posted on November 8, 2005 by

THE CRAMPS: LIVE AT NAPA STATE MENTAL HOSPITAL (DVD)

4 Stars
Year Released: 1984
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 20 minutes

A PUNK ROCK CLASSIC NOW ON DVD! One of my encyclopedic friends declared this the most amazing and disturbing punk-rock footage of all time: Lux Interior, surrounded by mental patients, strutting and wiggling like a can of electrified worms…


Posted on October 29, 2004 by

DISINFORMATION TV SERIES (DVD)

DISINFORMATION TV SERIES (DVD)

I’m sure some of the Disinfo audience probably believe in this magic in the Amazing Mumford, a-la-peanut-butter-sandwhiches variety, or, conversely, a cynic might dismiss the whole thing as yet another pseudo-spiritual money-grabbing pyramid scheme like Est or Landmark Education…



Posted on April 19, 2004 by

PUNK: THE EARLY YEARS (DVD)

We hear from record executives, young fans, the rockers themselves, with live performances from the Adverts, X-Ray Spex, Generation X (including a young, hot and pre-lame Billy Idol), the Slits and others…



Posted on April 16, 2004 by

THE CLINTON SPECIAL: A FILM ABOUT THE FARM SHOW (DVD)

3 Stars
Year Released: 1974
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 115 minutes

“The Clinton Special,” is both a documentary and a performance…


Posted on November 11, 2003 by

THE TROUBLE WITH PERPETUAL DEJA VU

4 Stars
Year Released: 1999
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 90 minutes

The story follows Danielle and her sexual/drunken escapades in Cape Cod. Verow is not afraid to do his own thing; don’t be afraid to watch it…


Posted on September 18, 2003 by

THE LONG WINTER

1.5 Stars
Year Released: 1998
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 123 minutes

This film is purely a Franco-propaganda piece, not without its merits, but ultimately failing as drama for its lack of nerve…


Posted on September 18, 2003 by

CINEMA VERITE: DEFINING THE MOMENT

3.5 Stars
Year Released: 1999
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 110 minutes

Wintonick has created a cool blitz through the annals of film history…


Posted on September 17, 2003 by

BAD MONEY

2.5 Stars
Year Released: 1999
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 95 minutes

A film that deserves to be seen; it takes a gentle potshot at our money-fetishism and produces enough laughs to keep the market-boys happy…


Posted on September 16, 2003 by

THE WAR ZONE (DVD)

1 Stars
Year Released: 1999
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 90 minutes

If we hadn’t been so often treated to the sight of actress Lara Belmont’s yummy breasts, erect nipples and so on I might have taken “The War Zone” more seriously as an inquiry into incest-abuse…


Posted on September 16, 2003 by

SHIRLEY PIMPLE AND THE JOHN WAYNE TEMPLE OF DOOM

SHIRLEY PIMPLE AND THE JOHN WAYNE TEMPLE OF DOOM
4 Stars
Year Released: 1999
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 100 minutes

If you fear the return of Reaganomics and space-weapons, invite George W. Bush to this film and spike his popcorn with LSD…


Posted on September 14, 2003 by

A GIRL IS A GIRL

3 Stars
Year Released: 1999
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 87 minutes

The ending left debates as to whether a girl is to blame for being a girl…


Posted on September 14, 2003 by

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