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Nerdcore Rising

10 Mar

Outrage
Nerdcore Rising | 2008 | Director: Negin Farsad
& Kim Gatewood | Site | IMDB

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Nerdcore Rising documents the first U.S. tour of MC Frontalot, the “Godfather of Nerdcore” and his group of eccentric, nerdy band mates. Much of the film follows Frontalot and his band from show to show gaining mild but continued support from Nerdcore fans. Interviews with “Weird” Al Yankovic, Brian Posehn, Jello Biafra and many others build a background on what it is to be a nerd and what that term has come to define. It is a very broad word and seems to cover anyone who has had their obsessions and eccentricities build a wall of social awkwardness and scrutiny Continue reading
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Hunger Games

1 Mar

Hunger Games is one of my favorite book series and shortly it will be made into a movie.  It is a softer version of the Japanese series Battle Royale and the main characters are so likable.  The cast looks terrific for the movie version and I am very excited to see it.  The book series is written by Suzanne Collins and I highly recommend it to anyone who enjoys post-apocolyptic, sci-fi and young adult books. This is a must read and see.

Bronson

10 Feb

Bronson
Bronson | 2008 | Director: Nicolas Winding Refn | Site | IMDB
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Bronson is a semi-biographical film about Great Brittan’s most “violent” prisoner, Michael Peterson a.k.a. Charles Bronson. Michael Peterson was sent to prison in the seventies for robbing a post office of less than fifty dollars and because of his violent, reckless anti-authoritative behavior has spent over 30 years in jail, mostly in solitary confinement. Director, Nicolas Winding Refn (Driver and Valhalla Rising) does an amazing job bringing to life the alter ego of Bronson Continue reading
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