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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!

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Man of Tai Chi is out on Blu-ray and DVD after a limited run in theaters. Directed and starring Keanu Reeves, it also stars Tiger Hu Chen, Karen Mok, Simon Yam, Hal Yu, and Iko Uwais. If you love explosive fight scenes that will leave your mouth agape, then this

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Check out the new trailer for Spike Jonze‘s new film, Her. It stars Joaquin Phoenix, Amy Adams, Scarlett Johansson, Olivia Wilde, Rooney Mara, Chris Pratt, Portia Doubleday, and more. According to The Playlist, the film is “An emotionally involving and wonderfully layered look at our desire to reach out and connect.” I have heard some good things

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The Secret Life of Walter Mitty arrives in theaters on Christmas, and we’ve got a cool extended trailer for your viewing pleasure. Directed by and starring Ben Stiller, the film also stars Kristen Wiig, Shirley MacLaine, Adam Scott, Kathryn Hahn, and Sean Penn. The film is based on James Thurber’s classic

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2 Guns arrives on Blu-ray and DVD on November 19. With Mark Wahlberg and Denzel Washington I had high hopes for a solid buddy action comedy. While there are decent moments of action, the film fails to deliver on story and pacing. There are so many moments that I found

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Will Smith and Shawn Levy have joined The City That Sailed according to Variety. The fantasy-adventure film is being developed at 20th Century Fox. City That Sailed is finally leaving port after being in development with Fox sine 2008. Will Smith and James Lassiter are producing the film through their

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A tease of the upcoming trailer  and a poster have arrived for Darren Aronofsky‘s Noah.  If you had asked me a year ago if I were interested in seeing a movie about Noah’s Ark, I would have likely said no. From the footage I have seen (albeit leaked footage) I

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Watch the official video for Julianna Barwick’s “The Harbinger”.  The video directed by Derrick Belchan premiered today on Pitchfork. The imagery shows Julianna’s ghost floating in a pool, “her dress cuffs fluttering like jellyfish and a wispy train of tulle her shroud.” According to Belcham, “The video illustrates a moment in which

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American Horror Story: Asylum is one of the most blood curdling TV series aside from The Walking Dead. The first season was terrifying enough, but Ryan Murphy continues to amp up the scares with this second season of American Horror Story. The second season is now available on Blu-ray, and

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Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea has arrived on Blu-ray for the first time from 20th Century Fox. Directed by Irwin Allen, the film stars Walter Pidgeon, Joan Fontaine, Barbara Eden, Peter Lorre, Robert Sterling, and Michael Ansara. The story follows Admiral Nelson (Walter Pidgeon) who has finally helped to

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I didn’t care too much for Jumper on the big screen and did not care much for Jumper 3D on Blu-ray. Doug Liman (The Bourne Identity, Mr. & Mrs. Smith) directs this sci-fi action film based on the best-selling novel by Steven Gould and  script from David S. Goyer and

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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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