Interviews

The Cast and Director of Netflix’s Okja

Director Bong Joon Ho joined Tilda Swinton and the rest of the cast of Okja to talk about this imaginative feature from Netflix.

Singer Michael Monroe Talks New Compilation Album “The Best”

Legendary Hanoi Rocks singer and solo artist Michael Monroe is set to release “The Best” a 2 disc retrospective compilation showcasing tracks from the Finish rockers 10 album solo career.

M.O.D. Vocalist Billy Milano Talks About the Bands New Album “Busted, Broke & American”

Billy Milano is the outspoken vocalist for the legendary hardcore/thrash band M.O.D. On July 7th the group will release its 10th full-length studio album titled “Busted, Broke & American”.

Waylon Reavis discusses his new band A Killers Confession

Former Mushroomhead vocalist Waylon Reavis has returned with an exciting new band, A Killer’s Confession.

Tim Thomerson talks about his new film “Asylum of Darkness” and some of old favorites

While promoting his latest film, “Asylum of Darkness,” Mr. Thomerson took the time to talk about his long career

CKY Bassist Matt Deis Discuss The Bands New Album “The Phoenix”.

Matt Deis is the bassist for the recently reformed CKY. The band is set to release a brand new album on June 16th titled “The Phoenix” and will performing on this year’s Warped Tour.

Night Flight Orchestra Guitarist David Andersson talks “Amber Galatic”

Guitarist David Andersson is probably best known for his work with the Scandinavian metal band Soilwork a band which he has been a part of since 2012.

STRIFE Guitarist Andrew Kline talks about 20th Anniversary of “In This Defiance”.

The iconic Los Angeles hardcore band STRIFE is celebrating the 20th anniversary of their landmark second LP “In This Defiance”.

Chris Gethard: Career Suicide

We spoke with comedians Chris Gethard, Pete Holmes and NPR moderator Ira Glass about Gethard’s new HBO Special, Chris Gethard: Career Suicide

TFF 2017: Executive Producers of “The Handmaid’s Tale”

The executive producer and showrunner on Hulu’s new series hit the red carpet to discuss the bold adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s novel: “I think it’s entertaining but it’s pretty damn powerful, so fasten your seatbelt.”

“Genius” Red Carpet at Tribeca Film Festival

Three of the stars of Ron Howard’s “Genius” spoke with us at the Tribeca Film Festival

Christian Bale, Oscar Isaac and “The Promise”

Director Terry George (Hotel Rwanda) joined cast members Christian Bale, Oscar Isaac, James Cromwell, Angela Sarafyan and Charlotte Le Bon to discuss their drama set amidst the Armenian genocide.

Jeff Caudill talks about his new EP “Reset the Sun”.

Former Gameface front man Jeff Caudill is back with a new EP titled “Reset the Sun”.

Guitarist Brian Bell talks about The Relationship’s new album “Clara Obscura”.

Brian Bell is most notably known as the rhythm guitarist of the band Weezer, a group he has been a part of since 1993.

Stefan White talks about the upcoming Battle4KC LifeSaver “Star Wars” battle

Media Mikes talks with Stefan White about the epic Battle4KC LifeSaver “Star Wars” Battle to benefit Children’s Mercy Hospital’s Cystic Fibrosis Center

Singer Amy Lee of Evanescence talks about her new single “Speak to Me”

Amy Lee is the co-founder/leader singer for the Grammy Award winning rock group Evanescence.

Guitarist Alex Grossi talks Maps to the Hollywood Scars and their new EP “Vol. 1”

Alex Grossi is one of the busiest guitarists in today’s music scene. Some of his projects include the bands Beautiful Creatures, Hookers and Blow, Hotel Diablo and most notably Quiet Riot which he joined in 2003.

Louis Theroux on “My Scientology Movie”

Louis Theroux, John Dower and Andrew Perez on their new documentary: “The fact is that you could really make a full time job of kind of reading the stuff that comes out on Scientology. The challenge in a way is to not kind of sink into the quagmire…there’s so many threads that you can follow”

Vincent D’Onofrio talks about his new film “In Dubious Battle”

Vincent D’Onofrio talks about his new film “In Dubious Battle,” collaborating with Stanley Kubrick and what he’s working on next

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Art/Theatre

Disney’s Smash Hits Moana and Beauty and the Beast Redefine Heroism as Part of Disney On Ice presents Dare To Dream

Moana, Maui and Friends from Disney’s Moana Take the Ice for the First Time; Tickets On Sale Now for the 2017 Dates

Comedian Margaret Cho Announces “Fresh Off The Bloat” Tour and New TNT Pilot “Highland”

Aptly titled, “Fresh Off The Bloat,” Margaret says, ““Fresh Off The Bloat” is my sickest show to date.

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Film Reviews

Film Review: “Atomic Blonde”

Charlize Theron’s recent run of action films, like “Mad Max” and “Fate of the Furious” are commendable. But “Atomic Blonde” is more bark than bite

Film Review “Atomic Blonde”

Has some great moments of action, but never goes all-in.

Film Review “Dunkirk”

The film is beautifully shot, and the musical score by Hans Zimmer accompanies the on-screen action perfectly. That being said, I expected a lot more action in what was being sold in the trailers as a “war film.”

Film Review: “War for the Planet of the Apes”

If this is the final film in the series it’s going out on top. Hail Caesar!

Film Review: “Spider-Man: Homecoming”

A fine addition to the Marvel Movie Universe, “Spider-man: Homecoming” is one of the best in the series

Film Review: “The Big Sick”

The layered messages on love and life in “The Big Sick” are good for the soul and good for the heart

Film Review #2 “Despicable Me 3”

“Despicable Me 3” is a great addition to the series and is a step up from the second film.

Film Review: “Despicable Me 3”

One of the most entertaining animated film series ever, “Despicable Me 3” continues the Illumination Entertainment tradition of turning out top-notch films that the whole family can enjoy

Film Review: “The Beguiled”

“The Beguiled” should be a haunting historical drama that finds malice, that isn’t war or slavery, during the Civil War but it doesn’t

4DX Theater Experience Review “Transformers: The Last Knight”

This is not your typical movie going experience. Here is an example of the effects that you can expect going into a 4DX screening: water, air, bubbles, fog, scents, motion seats with vibration and ticklers as well as environmental effects like rain, storming, snow, wind and lightning. This seemed like the ONLY way to see a film like “Transformers”.

Film Review: “Yesterday Was Everything”

Misery Signals might not be a band everyone has heard of however the film “Yesterday Was Everything” is film everyone should check out.

Film Review: “Baby Driver”

“Baby Driver” is never dull and rarely lets its foot off the gas, bringing audiences along for a thrilling experience that combines Grindhouse car chases and a stylistic genre mish mash

Film Review: “47 Meters Down”

A Nyctophobian Thriller, “47 Meters Down is blessed with mostly solid performances and very impressive CGI effects

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Music

Concert Review: 2017 “K-Rockathon”

After a one year hiatus and moving to a new venue the concert was back as promised delivering a stellar, somewhat diverse bill featuring the likes of Yelawolf, Stone Sour and Korn which the Syracuse crowd went crazy for.

MOTÖRHEAD to Release “Under Cöver” Album on September 1

Band will release “Under Cöver”, a collection of some of their best covers, and a collection which will include the previously unreleased version of David Bowie’s timeless classic “Heroes”.

CD Review: Royal Blood “How Did We Get So Dark”

Though not an outright bad album “How Did We Get So Dark” is not what I consider a good album either.

Judas Priest Announce New Mobile Game, ‘Judas Priest: Road To Valhalla’

Sony Music Entertainment and legendary heavy metal band Judas Priest announced today that “Judas Priest: Road To Valhalla,” a new mobile game for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch is now available in the App Store.

Vanna Announce Final Show

VANNA announced their breakup earlier this year and that they would be embarking on a series of “weekend warrior” shows through the summer. The band has just confirmed its final show ever at The Palladium in Worcester, Massachusetts on December 15.

CD Review: Teenage BottleRocket “Stealing The Covers”

From humorous lyrics and subject matter to catchy sing along choruses played with a Ramones like fury Teenage Bottlerockets “Stealing The Covers” is a great listen.

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Books

Book Review: “From Cradle to Stage: Stories From the Mothers Who Rocked and Raised Rock Stars” by Virginia Hanlon Grohl

The candid firsthand accounts are what really kept me turning page after page. “From Cradle to Stage” is a fun, fast read unlike any biography I have come across before.

Book Review “Nella the Princess Knight” by Christine Ricci

I would recommend the book for sure…and if you haven’t discovered the show my daughter would highly recommend it.

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