Queued Up: New Year’s Treats and an Interview with Oscar-Winner Joe Letteri

COLLISION COURSEAnother Earth straddles the line between indie think piece and cerebral science fiction. Aspiring college genius Rhoda tries to secretly make amends to a withering composer whose wife and child she killed in a drunken car accident. Meanwhile, a second Earth has been spotted in the sky …

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Interview with Corey Taylor: The Happy Sinner

It’s been a liberating year for Corey Taylor. The vocalist behind the mask of Slipknot member #8 and out front of Stone Sour has pulled back from his musically aggressive ways to release an irreverent, thought-provoking book about the Seven Deadly Sins, speak at England’s renowned Oxford University about …

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Queued Up: DVD Holiday Gift Guide

‘Tis the season to give, give, give.

The holiday season always heralds a slew of hot new releases, lavishly repackaged reissues and unusual collectors sets. Here are some cool Yule ideas good for stuffing stockings or adding to the pile of presents under the tree. As always, check Deep Discount …

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Interview with Judas Priest: Goodbye But Not Farewell

The idea of a farewell tour is bittersweet, especially when you’re a band like Judas Priest that has been in existence for over 40 years. So when the legendary British metal brigade announced that this current world tour would be their last, legions of fans were stunned and saddened. Anthrax …

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Interview with Chickenfoot: Finding Their Feet

They say that the third time’s the charm, though Chickenfoot III is actually the second studio album from the supergroup ensemble starring frontman Sammy Hagar, bassist Michael Anthony, guitarist Joe Satriani and drummer Chad Smith. But one could say it is the third stage of their development. Following their solid …

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Queued Up: Q & A with Ivana Milicevic and Choice Halloween DVDs

It’s the scariest time of the year.

VELOCIRAPTOR RAPTURE — The famed playing God with dinosaurs trilogy finally gets the hi-def treatment, and it’s certainly one series that will look great on your big screen HD TV. While the first is still the best, and the series suffers from the …

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Queued Up: The Cure For The Post-Summertime Blues…

… is hot video titles!

 

WALK PROUDLY, CARRY A HUGE HAMMER—One of the most recent Marvel Comics adaptations, Thor brings the Americanized version of the Norse Thunder God to life with lavish sets and eye-popping effects. Chris Hemsworth boldly embodies the battle hungry title character who defies the …

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Queued Up: Hot Home Video Titles That Won’t Give You Heat Stroke

A LOVABLE ILLEGAL ALIEN — Close encounters are usually portrayed as a scary affair, but in Paul they become endearing. Voiced by Seth Rogen, the titular E.T. (a rather cool CGI creation) is on the run from government spooks, then falls in with two British, alien-obsessed geeks traveling across the …

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Interview with Neal Schon from Journey: Signs Of Life

When it comes to lead singer changes, Journey are practically bulletproof. After famous frontman Steve Perry departed without even touring behind their strong 1996 comeback album, Trial By Fire, no one could have predicted that the band would soldier on and continue enthralling thousands of concertgoers every night nearly …

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Queued Up: Too Hot To Go Outside? Sit And Spin (These Discs).

OLD SCHOOL CHILLS — The horror explosion of the last decade has become played out in the last year or two with an endless barrage of remakes, reboots and subpar indies. But once in awhile a creepy gem sparkles through the haze of mediocrity, and Insidious is one of them. …

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