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Jim Napier

Jim has been a self-proclaimed super geek ever since he got his first computer all the way back in 1992– and he has been ‘plugged in’ ever since. Fed by a steady diet of movies as a kid, he has expanded to new platforms to fuel his inner geek! Movies continue to feed Jim’s creative side, while technology is constantly changing and creating new toys that woo and draw him in!

Movies

I am a fan of Nicolas Winding Refn‘s films, with Bronson and Driver being my favorites. Valhalla Rising was Refn’s most unique works, that is until I watched Only God Forgives. Starring Ryan Gosling, Kristin Scott Thomas, Tom Burke, and Yayaying, Rhatha Phongam, Only God Forgives is a slow, over-stylized

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Vikings takes the audience on an epic journey through an ancient world, focusing on some of history’s most brutal conquerors. Vikings is one of The History Channels highest rated The series stars Travis Fimmel, Katheryn Winnick, Clive Standen, Jessalyn Gilsig, Gustaf Skarsgård, and features Gabriel Byrne. The story follows Viking

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Tessela has a new album out from R&S Records on October 8. To celebrate we’ve go the animated video for “Nancy’s Pantry”.  The video is  directed by Will Barras and Sean Martin. Ed Russell (aka Tessela)  has been moulding a style of dance music that has evolved to become a distinctly futuristic

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Animated films are typically hit and miss for me. It all depends on a combination of the quality of animation and the voice acting. I think that these two elements are on equal ground because no matter how good a film’s animation if the voice cast is not good than

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Phosphorescent has announced they are releasing a deluxe version of their 2013 album, Muchacho.  The album arrives in stores on October 29th on digital and CD formats, and features bonus material from an intimate pre-release live show recorded at St. Pancras Church in London. Keep reading for more details about the album, tour dates and

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Cayucas have released a new version of “Will the Thrill” remixed Luke Top of Fool’s Gold, this morning.  The band also announced they would be touring in support of their album Bigfoot with Ra Ra Riot. Cayucas kicks off their shows today in Louisville. and follows with performances at Treasure Island,

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Hannibal season 1 has arrived on Blu-ray and Digital HD from Lionsgate. There are some fantastic special features, including unrated producer’s cut episodes, a never before seen episode, and some cool featurettes. Even if you watched the season, it is a worthwhile purchase for fans of the show. Anthony Hopkins’

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John Carpenter‘s Halloween has arrived on Blu-ray to celebrate it’s 35th anniversary. Horror films have impacted my life in so many ways over the years. My first experience with the genre was when my babysitter watched Nightmare on Elm Street and I was scared out of my mind so much

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Small Black has just released their road-trippy video for their single “Breathless” off of their new album Limits of Desire from Jagjaguwar.  The video was directed by Nick Bentgen, and takes us on a summer road. It is a song about “feeling free of your own body with the ability to look

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The Blow releases their debut album on vinyl, CD and digital download on October 1st from Kanine Records. The album is an infectious blend of rock, new wave, pop and R&B. Thanks to Pitchfork Advance, you can stream the album in it’s entirety. Keep reading to listen to the new

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FX announced they are picking up The Bridge for a second season. The drama features Demian Bichir and Diane Kruger in the leads. The Bridge is executive produced by Meredith Stiehm and Elwood Reid. The 13-episode second season will debut in summer 2014. Official Press Release: FX has ordered a second season

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The History Of Apple Pie announced their  new single, ‘Don’t You Wanna Be Mine?’, arriving from  Marshall Teller Records on October 14th.  The single will be released on seven inch vinyl and digital download and is the first new material since the release of the bands debut album ‘Out of View’ earlier this year. The five-piece fuzz-pop

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Prisoners is one of the most intense and suspenseful films I have seen this year. You know that Oscar season is getting close when the quality films roll into theaters week in and week out. Prisoners is one such film because of powerful performances and a story ripped from the

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With Sons of Anarchy and Boardwalk Empire premiering recently, we decided to put together our favorite mob movies. There are so many great mob movies that have littered the pop culture stratosphere with explosive violence and memorable lines. Mob movies have given us a peak into the dark side of crime. Just because a

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The Gravity soundtrack arrived in stores on September 17. Alfonso Cuarón‘s Gravity is getting some amazing press from movie critics and fans. The film stars George Clooney and Sandra Bullock and opens in theaters on October 4th. Steven Price scored the intense soundtrack. He has done the soundtracks for Joe Cornish‘s Attack the

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The 1975 just uploaded for their new song “Pressure” from fellow Englishman Mark Hill aka Artful.  The original version of “Pressure” appears on the band’s recently released self-titled debut LP. The remix gives the track an awesome UK garage/ 90’s house sound with some excellent vocal splicing work. If you’re

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