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The Snowman

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As the film was released this past Friday, word oozed out that it was in contention for the title of the worst film of 2017. Rather shocking as it is loaded with talent in the form of its cast – Michael Fassbender, JK Simmons, Chloe Sevigny, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Toby Jones,…

Chronically Metropolitan – Blu-ray Edition

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This is a New York City film. Seemingly slicker, cooler, aloofer, and really witty, Xavier Manrique’s (first film) Chronically Metropolitan tries to replicate in 90 minutes all that being a New Yorker is about. It somewhat works though the film tends to be a little ponderous and slow for many…

5th Annual Au Contraire Film Festival

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The 5th Annual Au Contraire Film Festival (ACFF) launches on 24th October. As always, the festival will showcase edgy and thought-provoking feature and short films and documentaries from around the world, all followed by emotive, hard-hitting panel discussions on key topics on mental illness. Through the lens of film, ACFF…

JD MCPHERSON’S UNDIVIDED HEART & SOUL DEBUTS

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JD McPherson’s Undivided Heart & Soul is out now on New West Records in partnership with Dine Alone Records and available on vinyl, compact disc, and digital format. Co-produced by McPherson and Dan Molad (Lucius, Here We Go Magic) and recorded at the Historic RCA Studio B* in Nashville, TN, Undivided…

Soulfly Does Nailbomb: Performing “Point Blank”

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Formed in 1997 and using Phoenix, Arizona as its home base, Soulfly is a metal band that frequently uses spirituality, war, violence, religion, slavery, and aggression as themes for their songs. Their sound has been described as nu metal, thrash metal, groove metal, and death metal.  Obviously it is not…