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Sunday, October 27, 2013
Saturday, September 7, 2013
Tuesday, August 27, 2013
Here at the offices of +The Media Mongrel, we try to focus on the independent arts, but fuck it, I wanted to write about this.
Before I saw You're Next, I had just assumed that it was somehow related to the delightfully creepy The Strangers. Like a lot of people, I saw masks and home invasion. My mind fabricated this whole story about how this was a spiritual sequel to The Strangers. I didn't bother to do a simple IMDb search to see that the films didn't share writers or directors; I simply grasped at straws based on a couple of things I noticed in a trailer. I was wrong, and it almost ruined a good film for me.
Thursday, August 8, 2013
Instrumental music is a fine art. Without the figurehead that is a lead singer, you are simply left with the music. Many a mediocre band have hid behind a good frontman, more have hid behind an enigmatic frontman with a bravado that can sell image, and to give that up requires a lot of confidence in your ability. Of course that confidence can be undeserved, but among the ocean of shit that exists in all forms of art, the good stuff will occasionally float to the top.