The Gruesome Line Between Art & Real Life in LORDS OF CHAOS

LORDS OF CHAOS tells the true story of Norwegian black metal band Mayhem and the tragic consequences of their dangerous art

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Vinyl – Season 1, Episode 10: “Alibi”

HBO’s Vinyl Season 1, Episode 10: “Alibi” Directed by Allen Coulter Written by Terence Winter * For a review of the penultimate Season 1 episode, “Rock & Roll Queen” – click here This episode begins with Richie (Bobby Cannavale) making a deal with two feds. He’s now to be an informant against Corrado Galasso (ArmenContinue reading “Vinyl – Season 1, Episode 10: “Alibi””

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Vinyl – Season 1, Episode 9: “Rock and Roll Queen”

HBO’s Vinyl Season 1, Episode 9: “Rock and Roll Queen” Directed by Carl Franklin Written by Debora Cahn * For a review of the previous episode, “E.A.B” – click here * For a review of the Season 1 finale, “Alibi” – click here Richie (Bobby Cannavale) is trying to get himself out of jail, drug sweatsContinue reading “Vinyl – Season 1, Episode 9: “Rock and Roll Queen””

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Vinyl – Season 1, Episode 8: “E.A.B.”

HBO’s Vinyl Season 1, Episode 8: “E.A.B.” Directed by Jon S. Baird Written by Michael Mitnick * For a review of the previous episode, “The King and I” – click here * For a review of the next episode, “Rock & Roll Queen” – click here Richie Finestra (Bobby Cannavale), his boys Zak (Ray Romano)Continue reading “Vinyl – Season 1, Episode 8: “E.A.B.””

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Vinyl – Season 1, Episode 7: “The King and I”

HBO’s Vinyl Season 1, Episode 7: “The King and I” Directed by Allen Coulter Written by David Matthews * For a review of the previous episode, “Cyclone” – click here * For a review of the next episode, “E.A.B” – click here After the literal and titular “Cyclone” of last episode, Richie Finestra (Bobby Canavale)Continue reading “Vinyl – Season 1, Episode 7: “The King and I””

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Vinyl – Season 1, Episode 5: “He in Racist Fire”

HBO’s Vinyl Season 1, Episode 5: “He in Racist Fire” Directed by Peter Sollett Written by Adam Rapp * For a review of the previous episode, “The Racket” – click here * For a review of the next episode, “Cyclone” – click here Moving further through 1973, we’re back with Richie Finestra (Bobby Canavale), asContinue reading “Vinyl – Season 1, Episode 5: “He in Racist Fire””

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Vinyl – Season 1, Episode 3: “Whispered Secrets”

HBO’s Vinyl Season 1, Episode 3: “Whispered Secrets” Directed by Mark Romanek Written by Debora Cahn/Adam Rapp/Jonathan Tropper * For a review of the previous episode, “Yesterday Once More” – click here * For a review of the next episode, “The Racket” – click here Rollin’ like a stone, Vinyl just keeps on coming! This episode starts offContinue reading “Vinyl – Season 1, Episode 3: “Whispered Secrets””

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Vinyl – Season 1, Episode 2: “Yesterday Once More”

HBO’s Vinyl Season 1, Episode 2: “Yesterday Once More” Directed by Allen Coulter Written by Terence Winter * For a review of the pilot – click here * For a review of the next episode, “Whispered Secrets” – click here Open on Richie Finestra (Bobby Cannavale) watching a martial arts flick with Bruce Lee onContinue reading “Vinyl – Season 1, Episode 2: “Yesterday Once More””

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Vinyl – Season 1, Episode 1: “Pilot”

HBO’s Vinyl Season 1, Episode 1: “Pilot” Directed by Martin Scorsese Written by George Mastras * For a review of the next episode, “Yesterday Once More” – click here This Martin Scorsese-Mick Jagger produced HBO show starts out with a pilot directed by Scorsese himself. Everyone’s been anticipating this slice of nostalgia, along with allContinue reading “Vinyl – Season 1, Episode 1: “Pilot””

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The Devil and Daniel Johnston Highlights the Line Between Genius & Madness

The Devil and Daniel Johnston. 2005. Directed & Written by Jeff Feuerzeig. Starring Daniel Johnston, Laurie Allen, Brian Beattie, Louis Black, David Fair, Jad Fair, Don Goede, Matt Groening, Gibby Haynes, Sally Johnston Reid, Bill Johnston, Dick Johnston, Mabel Johnston, Margie Johnston, and Ken Lieck. Complex Corporation/This Is That Productions. Rated PG-13. 110 minutes. Documentary/Biography/MusicContinue reading “The Devil and Daniel Johnston Highlights the Line Between Genius & Madness”

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DIG: The Ego & The Id

Ever watch a documentary that pissed you off? Well, here’s another one.

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The Redemption Song of Anvil: The Story of Anvil

Anvil: The Story of Anvil. 2008.  Dir. Sacha Gervasi. Starring Anvil. Abramorama. Unrated. 80 minutes. Documentary – Biography/Music. ★★★★★ Before this film, I had only briefly heard of Anvil by thumbing through old metal records in my search for bands that had escaped mainstream eyes. I never much gave them a listen, and it wasn’tContinue reading “The Redemption Song of Anvil: The Story of Anvil”

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