THIS JUSTIN: We Love Those Who Make The Music.

Welcome to THIS JUSTIN, a column dedicated to my love of all things weird and spooky. Each week I’ll be taking you on a deep dive into something creepy and/or crawly and talking your ear off about why I love it so much. Quick…when I say ‘shark’, what sound pops into your head? There’s a solid chance most of you heard John Williams’ iconic theme from Jaws, that splendidly ominous two note sequence that is ingrained in the dark side of America’s collective idea of summertime. It’s a perfect score, and it accomplishes exactly what a film score is supposed
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New Bomb Turks release a ‘Diamond Edition’ of Nightmare Scenario to benefit Columbus orgs

Columbus, Ohio’s New Bomb Turks have been making pedal-to-the-metal, jet-fueled rock ‘n’ roll for 30 years now. While they don’t tour quite as much as they used to, the band is still kicking. Today, the band drops a 20th anniversary release of Nightmare Scenario on Bandcamp. The LP is New Bomb Turks’ fifth full-length album, and is presented in a “Diamond Edition,” featuring unheard mixes and a bonus track, all re-mastered by Jim Diamond. The reason behind all of this, says the band’s singer, Eric Davidson, ends up being a pretty simple one. “Crypt did a reissue of our very
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THIS JUSTIN: Why Found Footage?

Welcome to THIS JUSTIN, a column dedicated to my love of all things weird and spooky. Each week I’ll be taking you on a deep dive into something creepy and/or crawly and talking your ear off about why I love it so much. In the summer of 1998, Eduardo Sánchez released The Blair Witch Project. Hailed as a groundbreaking horror film and being the first film I can remember having the eye-roll-inducing acclaim of being “the scariest film since The Exorcist” attached to it, the film was nonetheless legitimately scary. Much of the fear of it was due to the
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CINEPUNX Episode 116: SHOWGIRLS (95) and YOU DON’T NOMI (20)

http://media.blubrry.com/cinepunx/p/www.cinepunx.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/Cinepunx_ep116.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSWELCOME CHILDREN TO THE LATEST AND GREATEST CINEPUNX SPECTACULAR! On this, our amazng ONE HUNDREDTH AND SIXTEENTH EPISODE, I have forced my unsuspecting co-host to watch the insane 1995 SHOWGIRLS as well as the recent documentary about the reception of that film, YOU DON’T NOMI! Ok so, we recorded this right before I started my move to Illinois, and like, I know we discussed a few very interesting things in our Wack and on Track but like, the move has erased all of that from my mind. My
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Engage in the visual ASMR that is doggo doc WELL GROOMED

Right now, it seems as though there’s nothing we need more than something to calm us down, chill us out, and bring our blood pressure to a manageable level. To that end, watching director Rebecca Stern’s documentary, Well Groomed (out this week on DVD and VOD), is a positive balm for the soul. “Accompanying a group of champion groomers and their gorgeous, vibrant dogs for one year on the technicolor competition circuit, WELL GROOMED effervescently and poignantly explores an America not often portrayed in cinema. From South Carolina to California, New York to Arkansas, the film follows the group from
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MOST WANTED is the Canadian drug-smuggling investigative journalism thriller you didn’t know you wanted

The Saban Films-distributed Most Wanted (in theaters and available on demand starting July 24) from writer/director Daniel Roby, sees Josh Hartnett doing his best Woodward and Bernstein in the role of Canadian journalist, Victor Malarek. “Inspired by the gripping true story, an investigative journalist (Josh Hartnett) unravels a twisted case of entrapment wherein a guy from the wrong side of the tracks, Daniel (Antoine-Olivier Pilon), is forced into a dangerous drug deal against his will and is sentenced to 100 years in a Thai prison. As Daniel endures torture and abuse, the journalist must track down the shady undercover cops
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THIS JUSTIN: The Horror Of THE TERMINATOR

Welcome to THIS JUSTIN, a column dedicated to my love of all things weird and spooky. Each week I’ll be taking you on a deep dive into something creepy and/or crawly and talking your ear off about why I love it so much. Heavy spoilers ahead for THE TERMINATOR, TERMINATOR 2, TERMINATOR 3, and TERMINATOR: DARK FATE. Stop reading this RIGHT THE HECK NOW IF YOU HAVEN’T SEEN THE FIRST TWO FILMS. In any list of great cinematic one liners, Arnold Schwarzenegger’s deadpanned “I’ll be back” from 1983’s sci fi/neo noir classic The Terminator almost always cracks the top 25.
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ANALOG ADVENTURES: Shall we explore?

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. Class M Planets – Ravenswood (Treefort Lounge) Ravenswood by Class M Planets I’ll be honest — Class M Planets’ new LP, Ravenswood, took a minute to get into. I heard “psychotropic album,” and I was expecting something a little different. More early Pink Floyd, less
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THIS JUSTIN: The Strange World Of Screaming Mad George

Welcome to THIS JUSTIN, a column dedicated to my love of all things weird and spooky. Each week I’ll be taking you on a deep dive into something creepy and/or crawly and talking your ear off about why I love it so much. In the realm of special effects artists, a few names come to mind immediately in regard to horror. You’ve got the titans of the genre, like Rick Baker and his untouchable work in An American Werewolf In London (and not to mention his work on Spielberg’s original version of the film that would become E.T.). You’ve got
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Cinepunx Episode 115: KILLER WORKOUT and DROP, DEAD, GORGEOUS with Justin Nordell

http://media.blubrry.com/cinepunx/p/www.cinepunx.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/Cinepunx_ep115-1.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSOH OUR DEAR, DEAR FRIENDS, GREETINGS AND BLESSINGS UPON YOU FOR RETURNING TO THIS, THE ONE HUNDRED AND FIFTEENTH EPISODE OF THE WORLDS MOST JIM JAMMY PODCAST, CINEPUNX! Your two brown heroes are joined by the amazing Executive Director of the Philadelphia Folksong Society, Justin Nordell!! We first met Justin when he was the only friendly person who worked for the Philadelphia Film Society (from PFS to PFS is kinda ridiculous btw) back around 2010-2011 and we have tried to keep up with him ever since. Just the
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