9/10 … The director’s chair is divided between several directors, but most prominent is M. Night Shyamalan. He seems to be one of those directors that gets to take a lot of shit, and I have no idea why. He made several awesome movies like The Sixth Sense (1999), Signs (2002), The Village (2004) and The Visit (2005) and here he strikes again, directing 3 episodes. Personally, I like his work and will continue to follow it….
6/10 … It kind of feels like it had that “The horror show of the year” talk before its release, and I really wanted to like it. But it landed in the “it was ok” piles. Victoria Pedretti is awesome as always, as the au pair. I just love her acting. Just her facial expressions reacting to various situations is amazing. Also Amelie Bea Smith as the little girl did a great job. But the show in itself, although it had some creepy atmosphere going on, it doesn’t really go anywhere for what feels like ages. A week after I watched it, I got a question what it was about, and I had already forgot. So no lasting impression. A one time watch for me!
BBC Radio 1 will not play the original version of Fairytale of New York by The Pogues and Kirsty MacColl this Christmas, because its audience may be offended by some of the lyrics.
The station said young listeners were particularly sensitive to derogatory terms for gender and sexuality. It will instead play an edited version with different lyrics sung by MacColl. But the 1987 original will still be played on Radio 2, while 6 Music DJs can choose between the two versions.
So this is a classic Swedish Punk/Hardcore act, with Swedish lyrics. The bandname is Strebers, which translates to ”The Highfliers”. The title is ”Mitt Blod/Ditt Blod”, which then loosely translates to ”Your Blood is Worth as Much as Mine”. An outspoken anti-racist band with extremely good lyrics, and this is one of the best’. The title pretty much says it all, in short, it’s about a man growing up in a poor war infested country that escapes to build a better future in the west. Here he gets racist slurs yelled at him when walking down the streets, from the so-called civilized population of the earth…
Sorry to Say it … Cunt … but you’re Fired! This song has to be the best “Fuck off” song ever written to a politican. Although it’s funny as hell, it also have every single word hit him right in his carrot demon face. In 2 minutes and 17 seconds Van Buuren succedes with including a lot. not a single word is a filler….
10/10 … This is one of those perfect movies, you know the ones that you wouldn’t change a second, the ones that you put on to have in the background but after 2 minutes you sit there glowed to the screen.
The movie is an fantastic mix of action, adventure, comedy, drama and romance. The story is uniquely told in flashback as Jamal must reveal how he knew the Who wants to be a millionaire show’s answers. For instance, he knew who was on a U.S. hundred-dollar bill from when he was stealing from tourists and posing as a phony tour guide. The story of Jamal, his brother and Latika is so engaging that even the police chief questioning him wants to know what happens next in the story…..
The song is sung from the viewpoint of the Queen of Hearts in Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. The music video for “Heads Will Roll” was directed by Richard Ayoade. It features the band playing in a (presumably) underground venue when a dancing werewolf (whose dancing is reminiscent of Michael Jackson) appears on stage. A light flashes halfway through the music video and the werewolf transforms. He then proceeds to chase after the audience and kills most of them. The video then ends with the band having been murdered while Karen O continues singing, her head severed from her body……
7/10 … I loved the movie “The Invisible Man” (10/10) that you can read a full review of here, but I probably shouldn’t review soundtracks, since I listen to them in the same way I listen to Dark Ambient. I want to be able to just close my eyes and that the soundscape takes me on a journey of darkness and apocalypse. I don’t want to see the movie the soundtrack was made for in front of me, but my visions. With that said, this is hauntingly beautiful. I can’t say it gives me any “dark visions”, but simply beautiful. Track 1 & 2 have some distorted parts I could have done without. Track 7, “Attack”, is just that … a full on attack of distortion from the start and that works for me better than the previous early tracks.
1/10 … Fuck Off Wish, with your $0,5 fake prices that after we order, you always cancel. Strangely enough, you never cancel the ones ordered for ordinary prices. This is all you just skimming the customers. On top of that, them you have the fucking audacity to make me as the customer put in time to tell you how to refund my money. Every online company in the world just credits the card it was payed with, but you are probably hoping for people to not bother with such a small amount.
9/10 … The American Chicago based band Macabre, famous for only making songs about true-life criminals/serial killers. They really have their own unique sound, mixing Thrash, Grind, Death and some ompha-bompa. They call it Murder Music.
”Dahmer” is a concept album about Jeffrey Dahmer, and only Jeffrey Dahmer. The songs comprise a biography of the life of Jeffrey Dahmer; therefore they are in chronological order ….
5/10 … So seven university students travels to a summerhouse for some vacation. When they arrive in the small village we ofcourse get the generic wierd, dirty service store clerk, and I feel I’m already losing interest. But okey, lets continue, maybe we get some good effects and some nudity. But no, not even that. More or less just red colored water and apperent CGI sharks. So some nudity then? Not that either, just a quick side boob. A pretty good jump attack by a shark though.
9/10 … The album goes straight to my heart after listening to it just once. After 3-4 times the songs grow even stronger Some stand out songs for me is Ghosts, If I was the priest such, Letter to you and the final I’ll see you in my dreams. But Ghosts has sailed up as my big favorite on the record. There is a lot of what core E Street Band is, the structure, strong melody, a chorus that sticks, hammond organ, acoustic piano and tha compact rock sound.
In the early hours of February 4, 1999, a 23-year-old Guinean immigrant named Amadou Diallo (born September 2, 1975) was fatally shot by four New York City Police Department plainclothes officers: Sean Carroll, Richard Murphy, Edward McMellon, and Kenneth Boss. Carroll would later claim to have mistaken him for a rape suspect from one year earlier, a claim never confirmed by objective evidence. The officers fired a total of 41 shots, 19 of which struck Diallo, outside his apartment at 1157 Wheeler Avenue in the Soundview section of the Bronx.
6/10 … Jesse Eisenberg, Aziz Ansari, Danny McBride and Dilshad Vadsaria … what’s not to like with that amazing cast? It’s pretty funny, I think I laught out loud 2-3 times, especially the early ”dumb as fuck” conversations between the bad guys Dwayne and Travis 😂. But in the end it never reaches the heights that I thought it would.
10/10 … Hooooooly f**k, I can’t believe it’s been 50 years since this masterpiece and milestone in Heavy Metal history was released. It’s ofcourse a 10/10 when it comes to the music, but also a 10/10 when it comes to this edition. THIS IS HOW YOU DO IT … a beautiful thick box with a poster, a fantastic hardbound book featuring interviews with all four band members, rare photos, and memorabilia. Also included is a replica of the tour book sold during the Paranoid tour late 1970. Simply amazing. At the end of this month Motörhead will release a Super Deluxe Version of “Ace of Spades”, so we will see if this stands as the crown-jewel of deluxe packaging of a Metal album, but it will definitely be hard to beat. I mean 5 LP’s, with apart from the actual album, 2 live concerts … nice!