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So far Paul Weissman has created 89 blog entries.

We Are X

X Japan is the premier Japanese metal band, a mélange of thrash, glam, and symphonic rock.

By |October 21st, 2016|Music, Top Picks|0 Comments

In a Valley of Violence

Director Ty West takes his inspiration from the spate of second-rate Hollywood and third-rate Italian spaghetti westerns of the early- to mid-’70s.

By |October 20th, 2016|Comedy, DVD/Streaming/On Demand, Western|0 Comments

Passage to Mars

This documentary chronicles a NASA team’s efforts to man a vehicle across 2,000 miles in the Arctic to simulate an actual manned mission to Mars.

By |September 29th, 2016|Documentary|0 Comments

Danny Says

Like a transgressive Forrest Gump, Danny Fields is at the nexus of pretty much every major alternative moment in rock and roll from the 1960s to the ’80s.

By |September 29th, 2016|Music, Top Picks|0 Comments

My Blind Brother

Nick Kroll stars as a mid-30s slacker who acts as his blind brother’s Seeing Eye dog and sports trainer, rolled up in one resentful package.

By |September 26th, 2016|Comedy, DVD/Streaming/On Demand|0 Comments

Neither Heaven nor Earth

Within the first 10 minutes, you feel you are safely in the hands of a master.

By |August 5th, 2016|French, War|0 Comments

Belladonna of Sadness

A gorgeously drawn, beautifully scored, and, as is wont with most erotic Japanese anime, disturbing film,

By |July 21st, 2016|Animated, DVD/Streaming/On Demand|0 Comments

The Neon Demon

Nicolas Winding Refn’s latest film is a candy coated, neon drenched homage to classic 1980’s psychodramas, and a loud, pretentious mess.

By |June 23rd, 2016|Horror, Thriller|0 Comments

Therapy for a Vampire

This is actually a romantic farce masquerading as a horror/comedy, with a light and dry touch.

By |June 10th, 2016|Comedy, Horror|0 Comments