Kam On Film: ‘This Is Where I Leave You,’ ‘No Good Deed’ and What’s New In Theaters

This Is Where I Leave You

Warner Brothers

Rated R for profanity, sexuality and drug use

Family Grieves Patriarch In Droll Dramedy Based On Best Seller

When Mort Altman (Will Swenson) passes away, his children return home reasonably expecting to remain in town briefly. After all, despite being raised …

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MedioXCore: What I Listened To During My Summer Vacation

An essay (sort of maybe I guess) by Dani Tauber, age 24 and a half…

I wasn’t dead guys, I was just sleeping, but thanks for your concern nonetheless. I’m back after a whirlwind of a summer, and in keeping true to this column’s roots and jumping right back into …

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Between & Beyond: 9/11

It’s hard to grasp how 13 years could have passed since September 11th, 2001. Some kind of spell was cast that day and the world has seemed bound in it ever since. Time seems at a standstill. It’s like an old cartoon where the characters are supposed to be running …

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Reality Check: ?

Regardless of where you fall in the level of outrage and disgust over surveillance video of now former NFL running back Ray Rice cold-cocking his soon-to-be wife at a now-bankrupt Atlantic City casino this past February, there is one cold, hard fact; before anyone was allowed to actually see the …

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Shoreworld: Tommy Strazza Presents Songs From The Escape; Whiskey Shivers Come To Asbury

Tommy Strazza Presents Songs From The Escape

Tommy Strazza strikes a special chord with me because of his dedication to the guitar. Sure, lots of guys around are good players and can handle vocal and lead duties, but Strazza has American G.A.S. For those of you who have no idea …

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Everynight Charley’s Manhattan Beat: August 14 – August 19

The Revivalists/Watermark/August 14, 2014

David Shaw was on his porch singing and strumming an acoustic guitar in 2007 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Guitarist Zack Feinberg rode by on his bicycle and stopped to listen. The two struck up a friendship, recruited other musicians and The Revivalists were born. The Revivalists …

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Rant ‘N’ Roll: Ute And Mud And Rodney

McKinley Morganfield, better known as Muddy Waters, would be 100 had he not died in 1983 at the age of 70. To celebrate that fact, his son, Mud Morganfield, has paired up with Fabulous Thunderbird harp player Kim Wilson to release For Pops: A Tribute To Muddy Waters (Severn). …

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Maria’s Local Radar: Trophy Scars

Wednesday, my favorite day of the week by far. Hey, you cannot blame a girl for loving to talk local music with you all. I recently saw some amazing bands live, including The Parlor Mob at The Stone Pony, who never disappoint. They had an insane opening lineup as well …

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Power Up: ‘Forza Horizon 2,’ ‘Middle-Earth: Shadow Of Mordor,’ ‘Super Smash Bros.’ and More

As football gamer fans can slowly get over the somewhat anti-climactic release of a new Madden with the joy of football season back in their lives, September and early October will host a number of stellar releases spanning many genres.

August featured the announcement of the Dungeons & Dragons universe …

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Kam on Film: ‘Altina,’ ‘The Identical’ and What’s New In Theaters

Altina

First Run Features

Unrated

Reverential Biopic Revisits Life Of Free-Spirited Renaissance Woman

Altina Schinasi (1907-1999) was lucky enough to be born with the proverbial silver spoon in her mouth. The youngest of three girls, her parents were Sephardic Jews of humble origin who immigrated to the U.S. from Turkey …

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