Join me and Jeff Heyman tonight, Wednesday April 16, for Pop Offensive, streaming live starting at 7pm PDT on http://9thfloorradio.com. Vintage pop and dance music from around the world, girl groups, garage rock, ye ye girls, freak beat, northern soul, movie songs, jpop, electro, glam and old school punk. Basically anything to get your head nodding and your feet stomping!
The 4DK MONTHLY MOVIE SHOUT DOWN is tomorrow night, TUESDAY, APRIL 8th at 6:00 pm PST. Join us on Twitter, using the hashtag #4DKMSD, as we defend ourselves against the ATTACK OF THE SUPER MONSTERS! See http://shout-down.com for full details.
[adrotate banner=”1”]Getty now lets you embed images in your posts online, because that’s easier than threatening to sue everyone who steals their images. It also means I can use their images without fear of retribution, so it’s high time I abuse that privilege! So what I did was run through Getty’s archive and have embedded all the images tagged “Godzilla” that weren’t awful or dumb. Sadly, a…
The 4DK MONTHLY MOVIE SHOUT DOWN returns next Tuesday, April 8th, at 6pm PST with ATTACK OF THE SUPER MONSTERS! Visit http://shout-down.com for details.
"As depicted here, the Eight Immortals are a jocular bunch, wiling away their time not spent bailing out humans by hanging out in the gazebo of their floral garden and trading good natured insults. However, once they catch wind of Fairy Ho’s fate, they prove themselves none too jolly to dole out violent payback. The Eight Immortals, thanks to its fairytale tone, indeed seems at times like a children’s film, until you consider all of the bloody slicing and dicing that takes place in its final act, not to mention a harrowing scene of Pai’s torture at the hands of the demon king. Perhaps it’s just that the Taiwanese produce a more hardboiled breed of child than we do here in the States, where you can’t even punch a little kid in the face without someone making a big deal about it (jk). In any case, suffice it to say that, with that final act, The Eight Immortals gives us everything we ask for from movies of its ilk in terms of amped up violence and cheap but colorful fantasy spectacle…”