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The Book of Life

Twentieth Century Fox presents – The Book of Life Directed by  – Jorge R. Gutierrez Dia de los Muertos is upon us and in wooden toy form no less! The book of life is fairly standard family film that isn’t too offensive but easy enough for adults to watch. With the film not really being […]

Constantine

Constantine: Episode 2 – “The Darkness Beneath”

“My name is John Constantine. I’m the one who steps in the shadows, all trench coat and arrogance. I’m the one who will drive the demons away, kick them in the bollocks and spit on them while they’re down leaving with only a nod and a wisecrack. I walk my path alone because, let’s be […]

Kyng - Burn the Serum

Kyng – Burn The Serum

Kyng are a Los Angeles based hard rock/metal trio formed in 2008. The single Electric Halo, from their 2014 album Burn the Serum, has already met considerable success and they are currently (November 2014) touring with Planet of Zeus and Lionize as part of  Metal Hammer and Classic Rock’s “Lords of the Riff Volume 2” […]

Devin Townsend Project vs Ziltoid

Z² – Devin Townsend’s Ziltoid the Second

“The mighty Devin Townsend, surprised by the success of his experimental solo album, Ziltoid the Omnisicient, returned once again to the studio. For years he toiled and produced not one, but two albums. But now, confronted by a public accustomed to his other work, how we will he fare as he presents his new masterpiece. Will they yield? Only time will tell…”

The Slow Death of Books

The Slow Death of Books

Warning: Opinions Ahead! Following from my post about the relevance of classical music, and the general decline in the sale of print books mixed with the increase in sales of other media and other reading methods (Kindles and so on), I thought I should write a bit around the apparent death of books. Now, before […]

Gamma World

Gamma World: Making D&D 4th Edition Fun

Full disclosure: I learnt to play D&D with 3.5, and I played it to death. My group at the time tried out 4th Edition when it came out, we gave it a fair chance. Overall, we didn’t like it. So when my new group suggested playing Gamma World, a setting for 4th Edition, I was […]

Is Classical Music Still Valid?

I originally intended this to be a tad longer, and more factual. However, I think the argument I put out is still accurate, and hopefully informative. We now live in a time where any kind of music, from any era, is available almost instantly. Musical diversity and experimentation has never been greater; so, how relevant […]