Monthly Archives January 2019

CINEPUNX Episode 91: A DANGEROUS PLACE, RAGE – A PM Entertainment Episode

http://media.blubrry.com/cinepunx/p/www.cinepunx.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/Cinepunx_Ep91.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSHere it is, a groove, slightly transformed, just a little escape from the norm! That is, it is episode number 91 of Cinepunx! On this spectacular and totally on time episode we take a look at two films from the extensive catalog of PM Entertainment! We have our good friend Rob Skvarla to thank for alerting us to the addition of these films to Amazon Prime! He is the best, go follow him. So we dive into two 90s action…classics? Well you will have to listen to find
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Kansas City’s Inner Altar Melds Hardcore’s Bite With Occult Rock Theatricality

This Friday, January 18, sees the release of the debut full-length from Kansas City’s Inner Altar, via the Company. Titled Vol III, the nine-track album takes the sound the band’s been honing for several years and really brings all of the disparate influences together, keeping a sense of space-rocking openness, while eschewing the rough-and-tumble looseness that dominated their previous EPs. I described it a couple of weeks back as “Danzig by way of the Cult, playing in a big, raucous warehouse,” when the video for “Lives of Fire” dropped, but the Company’s Joshua Wilkinson did an even better job of
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Rekt: LAND OF MINE

This is REKT, the column where each month one Cinepunx staffer recommends films to the rest of the fam. We may be stoked, or we may be wrecked. This month(It was supposed to be December but Liam is very late), it’s Willa Rae’s turn to do the damage. Here are Liam’s thoughts on LAND OF MINE. Land of Mine manages to tell a story from World War II of which I had no prior knowledge. Just after the war ended, millions of German POWs were forced to clear mines off the coast of Denmark, and many lost their lives in
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ANALOG ADVENTURES: Taking Back Sunday and Paul Jacks

I get a lot of random records, tapes, and books in the mail, because publicists forget that outlets for which I used to work aren’t around anymore, or someone finds the address hidden on my website, or… whatever. This is a way to keep them from piling up uselessly in the corner of the office. Taking Back Sunday – Twenty (Craft Recordings) Per the label, “Twenty is a career-to-date retrospective, celebrating 20 years of Taking Back Sunday. The collection spans each of their studio albums; Tell All Your Friends, Where You Want To Be, Louder Now, New Again, Taking Back Sunday,
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Talking Her Career (and That Amazing CUTTING CLASS Interview) With Jill Schoelen

In the late ’80s and early ’90s, the films of actress Jill Schoelen were readily available in the horror section of any self-respecting video store: The Stepfather, Cutting Class, Popcorn, and When A Stranger Calls Back, to name the highlights. However, as VHS waned and DVD began to make its ascent, most of these flicks were issued only as bare-bones discs, if at all, and went out of print fairly soon thereafter. Happily, in the last few years, fans have seen deluxe Blu-ray editions with restored prints and tons of extras make their way to the marketplace. Synapse kicked everything
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BOOKSHELF: Richard Lloyd’s EVERYTHING IS COMBUSTIBLE Burns With Fascinating Stories

Richard Lloyd is not Richard Hell. Richard Hell was born Richard Lester Meyers, and he was the other guitarist in Television; Lloyd’s the one who stuck it out. He was familiar with Led Zeppelin, Jimi Hendrix, John Lee Hooker, and more of the icons of late ’60s rock ‘n’ roll guitar god suchness. Now that that’s out of the way, on to his memoirs. How do you review a book like Everything Is Combustible: Television, CBGB’s and Five Decades of Rock and Roll? It’s linear (at times), sure, and definitely works in the memoir style, wherein Lloyd relates tales of
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CINEPUNX Episode 90: A Reflection on 2018 In The Regrettable Form of Lists

http://media.blubrry.com/cinepunx/p/www.cinepunx.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/Cinepunx_Ep90.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSLET ALL ACQUAINTANCE BE FORGOT, AND SOMETHING SOMETHING NEW YEARS!! Hey all, and happy 2019! As part of our reflection on and appreciation of the last year, we have returned with our YEAR END WRAP UP! Why have we brought this most important and tedious of traditions? I dunno, just seemed like a good idea. So we took this episode to tell you, our listening audience, about some of our favorite music and movies from the past year   Liam’s Lists Music Tragedy- Fury Blood Orange- Negro Swan
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The Printed Screen: DARKMAN (1990) (Part 2 of 3)

In The Printed Screen, I’ll be taking an irreverent look at comic book adaptations of notable films. We’re currently looking at the 1990 comic book adaptation of Sam Raimi’s Darkman. Read the first part of this article right here. When we last saw Darkman he was vengefully screaming his name into the sky, vowing to get payback against the goons who killed his buddy, blew up his lab, ruined his relationship, and turned his face into raw hamburger. He’s been having a day. In case you’re new to the Darkman mythos, here’s how the 1991 NES video game summarized the plot:
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Cinepunx’s Best of 2018

It’s the Best Movies and Music of 2018, as determined by your friends at Cinepunx. Because we’re egalitarian as hell, we not only let everyone determine their own lists, we let them determine their own awards, and — throwing all caution to the wind — we even invited friends of the site to join in the fun. It’s a goddamn end of the year free-for-all. Get at it below. TL;DR: People were really into First Reformed, Hereditary, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, and Mandy, in terms of movies. For music, it was Tragedy’s Fury, Turnstile’s Time and Space, Janelle Monae’s Dirty
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