3rd Time’s a Charm – My 2017 TCM Film Festival Preview

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On my 2016 Turner Classic Movie Film Festival preview post, I showcased a picture of my tentative schedule. It featured more irregular and irrational lines than the roadmap to China I drew up when I was six years old. This year I’m older. It’s my third festival and therefore I must be wiser. That’s the logic. I’m not sure logic… Read more »

Another Argument for Physical Media / Kino Lorber Sale

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  Another Argument for Physical Media Every so often I highlight a DVD/Blu-ray distributor because they’re putting in overtime to preserve movies on physical media. You’ll be happy to know that time has come again. Kino Lorber has been churning out films under their Studio Classics label for a few years now. These are films that the major studios have pushed… Read more »

30Hz New Music Radar 3/3/17: Methyl Ethel – Everything Is Forgotten

  Woke up today. To everything gray. And all that I saw just kept going on and on. -Guster   What a weird day. Thwarted attempt to be productive followed by another thwarted attempt. Had a tremendous banter going with the guy at Goodwill that almost fell over when I handed him my old boat anchor receiver. Road closed. Road… Read more »

30Hz New Music Radar 2/24/17: Stormzy – Gang Signs & Prayer

Welcome to February 24th. It’s 76 degrees here in Pittsburgh. Everyone thinks its spring and that just means that when it snows again — and it will snow again — they’ll all be in super duper bad moods. I prefer not to get too high or too low about this weather stuff. Either way I’ll still drink my iced americano because… Read more »

Platoon, Black Widow & Bon Jovi: This Week in 1987

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I’d intended to start this series from the beginning of the year. I wanted to highlight the films that ranked #1 at the Box Office in 1987 and then a lesser seen movie that maybe you’d missed. But here we are. It’s almost March and I’m staring at my first blinking cursor. 1987 was a hugely formative year for me. I… Read more »