Saturday, June 17, 2017

Portland Maine is Infested...... With RATT!!!

It was a trip back in time to 1984 Thursday night when my buddy of Skelton Crew Studios and I went "round and round" with 80's metal favorites; RATT! It was an absolute BLAST - they played every song I wanted to hear; "You're in Love", "Lay It Down", "Back For More", and of course, "Round and Round"! The band was tight, Stephen Pearcy's vocals were on point and Warren DiMartini was scorching on guitar! My stupid phone ran out of charge before I could take any video, but here's "Round and Round" shot by someone else; 

Saturday, June 10, 2017

The Black Panther Trailer is Here!

I think it's safe to say that the Black Panther was pretty damn impressive in last year's "Civil War", so it's no surprise that he would get his own solo film. Stuck in development Hell for years and linked to several potential actors, Wesley Snipes being the most prominent, it was Chadwick Boseman who finally landed the coveted role. The Black Panther made his debut waaay back in 1966 in Fantastic Four #52. 

From Comic Vine; "T'Challa is the Black Panther, king of Wakanda, one of the most technically advanced nations on Earth. He is one of the top intellects and martial artists in the world, a veteran of the Avengers, and a member of the Illuminati. Using his powers and abilities, he has pledged his fortune, powers and life to the service of mankind". Wakanda is also  one of a handful of places where vibranium (the near-indestructible metal that Captain America’s shield is made of can be found). The Black Panther comes to theaters February 16!

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

"Under The Shadow" is Absolute Shite....

It's rare that I post about a film solely to bash it, but in this case I will happily make an exception. Under The Shadow takes place in 1988 in war-torn Tehran during the.... "sigh"..... y'know, I'm not even going to explain the plot to you because that would give it a measure of merit that it doesn't deserve. I'll instead reluctantly post the trailer and movie poster ONLY because no one will read this if I don't add something visual.

My wife and I have been on a kick of watching indie horror flicks on Netflix every Saturday night based on their Rotten Tomatoes ratings. For weeks, all was going well until last night. 94 percent. That was it's rating. That means that there was a 94 percent chance that I would like, or even LOVE this movie. I have never felt so lied to and bamboozled! So please, please don't waste your time! Instead, watch "The Hallows", "The Invitation", or "The Canal" - all very well done and entertaining indie horror flicks available on Netflix. HAPPY VIEWING!
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