Archive for July, 2008

fleet foxes – fleet foxes   jedi mind tricks – the psycho-social, chemical, biological & electro-magnetic manipulation of human consciousness   bon iver – for emma, forever ago   …and you will know us by the trail of dead – worlds apart   immortal technique – 3rd revolution   nine inch nails – ghosts i-v

Where do music video directors go when they die?  This isn’t an existential conundrum, or a lame joke; there is an actual answer.     They go to India.   The only thing David Fincher, Spike Jonze, and Tarsem Singh had in common is that they all used to direct music videos (generally “best-of” for artists […]

Ron Perlman with a big red fist.  Selma Blair on fire.  Swordfights and a Golden Army.  All set to a blood-pumping Rammstein track.  When I saw the preview for Hellboy II: The Golden Army, I was excited.    When I saw the movie, I was disappointed.   It’s been four years since Guillermo del Toro […]