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Hemlock Grove: No Twilight Werewolves In Sight

I was worried when I first sat down to watch "Hemlock Grove"; fearful of finding more sparkling vampires and lame-ass, overly sentimental werewolves.  Of that there is no sign in this made-for-Netflix series. This 13 episode series is based on the book, "Hemlock Grove: A Novel" by Brian McGreevy.  I've ordered the book to see how closely the… Continue reading Hemlock Grove: No Twilight Werewolves In Sight

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Michelle Shocked’s Anti Gay Rant Results in Gig Cancellations

Update, March 21: San Francisco Bay Guardian was able to acquire an audio recording of the comments in question. March 17, 2013, folk singer Michelle Shocked had a concert at Yoshi's in San Francisco.  She chose that venue and concert to deliver an anti-gay rant that has many using the descriptive "hate".  Reports are unclear… Continue reading Michelle Shocked’s Anti Gay Rant Results in Gig Cancellations

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Review: “Mama” Is Topping Box Office For a reason.

Title: Mama (2013) Director: Andrés Muschietti (Mama, short) Cast:  Jessica Chastain ("The Help", "Zero Dark Thirty", "Take Shelter"), Nikolaj Coster-Waldau ("Game of Thrones", "Kingdom Of Heaven", "Blackhawk Down"), Megan Charpentier ("Supernatural", "Jennifer's Body", "Resident Evil"), Isabelle Nélisse ("Whitewash") Synopsis:  Annabel and Lucas are faced with the challenge of raising his young nieces that were left alone in the forest… Continue reading Review: “Mama” Is Topping Box Office For a reason.

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Review: “Seven Psychopaths” and All The Best Actors

Films about killers are made better with humor.  It eases the viewer into suddenly realizing that they're feeling sympathetic toward characters who are killing people.  It's sneaky and I love it.  Films where people get into an inordinate amount of trouble without really trying also please me.  Colin Farrell and Christopher Walken in the same… Continue reading Review: “Seven Psychopaths” and All The Best Actors