Music Review: Slipknot, ‘We Are Not Your Kind’

I remember back in 2000 when I was getting drum lessons and a friend of mine lent me Slipknot's self-titled album. I was talking about KoRn and he said he'd 'moved on' to heavier music. I was naturally curious. When I got home and pressed play, I heard something unlike anything that I'd ever heard... Continue Reading →

Review: ‘In the Court of the Crimson King,’ King Crimson (1969)

'I talk to the wind, my words are all carried away, the wind does not hear, the wind cannot hear.' Years ago when I was deep into discovering all of the musical gems of the 1960s, this album came up. In the Court of the Crimson King has an iconic cover, with its grotesquely disproportionate facial... Continue Reading →

Film Review: ‘Split,’ (2017)

I haven't watched any of M. Night Shyamalan's films for some time. I think the last one was The Happening, a movie about killer plants. The Last Airbender and After Earth appear to have sent him off the deep end, but he has returned in recent memory with a return to horror with The Visit... Continue Reading →

Film Review: “Midnight Special”, (2016)

If you're after a film that will make you think (sometimes to maddening levels) then this other-worldly drama is for you. Jeff Nichols' Midnight Special follows the story of a father, Roy (Michael Shannon) that kidnaps his son Alton (Jaeden Leiberher) from the clutches of a cult in order to take him to a specific location on... Continue Reading →

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