Tagged: Michael Jackson

Review: Stars And Hank Forever

starshankSo, we’re stealin’ the idea from the Sparks Project and doing one with probably even more records out there — The Residents!  And this time we’re changing it up a little bit — we’ve got two hardcore Residents fans in me and Rich, but Aila is, at best, a casual fan, who will be hearing about 99% of these records for the first time.  DANGEROUS!  So, enjoy, THE RESIDENTS PROJECT!

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50 Outstanding Movies, Vol. 2011

There are the 50 Best Movies I saw for the first time, or practically the first time, in 2011. There are a few I had technically seen before, but either couldn’t remember them at all, or felt that I experienced them in a new way, so those are still included. Please enjoy. Both the article, and all 50 movies.

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This Is It

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This is It is SO. GOOD. If you like music at all you need to go see it! It’s like going to rock and roll church. Seriously.

I had reservations going in that it might be a movie to just make a quick buck and capitalize on what rehearsal footage was left after Michael Jackson’s death. It wasn’t like that at all. It was stripped away of anything except the process of putting on this show, which would really have been an amazing spectacle had it come to fruition. Not just the music and dancing but the elaborate sets, 3D, video, etc. It would have been a SHOW. There is a big production built around every song, much like you’d see in a Broadway musical. Continue reading