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Film Review: ‘St. Bernard Syndicate’

John C. Reilly and Steve Coogan may have received major award nominations this season for their fine work in “Stan & Ollie,” but there’s arguably a superior Laurel & Hardy tribute act to be found in the droll Danish comedy “St. Bernard Syndicate.” As a pair of bumbling losers who turn an already dubious business […]
Tags: Reviews, Steve Coogan, John C Reilly, Stan Ollie, Laurel Hardy, Mads Brügger, St. Bernard Syndicate


Accell USB-C to 2 HDMI 1.4 Multi-display (MST) Hub Review

Accellww.com Minimum System Requirements Windows operating system Graphics card that supports DisplayPort Alt Mode over USB-C. Check with the manufacturer of the graphics card if not sure. Tested compatible devices: Dell XPS 12, Dell XPS 13, HP Elitebook x360 G2, HP ZBook, Surface Book 2 Direct connection to a computer. Use of a docking station between the computer and MST hub is not recommended. Vivid Visuals with 4K Resolution The USB-C multi-monitor hub can simultaneously display up t...
Tags: Reviews, Seo, Computers, Dell, Gbps, Chris Voss, MST Hub Review, HDMI Multi Display Hub


Film Review: ‘Dragon Ball Super: Broly’

Late in “Dragon Ball Super: Broly,” the 20th Japanese anime feature in a 35-year-old franchise that also has spawned scads of TV series, trading cards, video games, mangas, and limited-edition collectibles, a supporting character complains, “I don’t understand a single thing you’ve said the whole time.” If you’re among the heretofore uninitiated drawn to this […]
Tags: Reviews, Dragon Ball Super: Broly, Tatsuya Nagamine


Film Review: ‘Who Will Write Our History’

The most famous diarist of the Holocaust, Anne Frank, began to write down the drama of her daily life with no ulterior motive (apart from her teenage ambition to write fiction). But in March 1944, the year before she died in the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp, she heard a radio broadcast by a member of the […]
Tags: Reviews, Anne Frank, Bergen Belsen, Who Will Write Our History


Album Review: Mike Posner’s ‘A Real Good Kid’

From the tone of hits such as his 2010 debut “Cooler Than Me” and 2015’s  “I Took A Pill In Ibiza,” singing, songwriting pop-hop beardo Mike Posner had a seemingly breezy take on life, love and responsibility. If you could have squeezed together the two Justins — Timberlake and Bieber (Posner has written for the latter) […]
Tags: Reviews, News, Ibiza, Album Reviews, Avicii, Timberlake, Mike Posner, Bieber Posner


Review: Bushnell Forge 4.5-27×50 Scope

Last year, Bushnell came out with their Forge line of optics. The Bushnell Forge optics boast better lens coatings and higher magnification over their Nitro line. I opted to check out their 4.5-27×50 scope and see how it works for long range shooting. Bushnell Forge Terrain The Bushnell Forge collection comes in Terrain color which […] Read More … The post Review: Bushnell Forge 4.5-27×50 Scope appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Reviews, Guns, Optics, Bushnell, Scopes, Long Range Shooting, FDE, 6.5 Creedmoor, Bushnell Forge


Review: Buffalo Boys

— by RON WILKINSON — It is a bad day for Sultan Hamza, the noble warrior and wise leader of an indigenous population in 1800’s Java. Dutch Captain Van Trach (Reinout Bussemaker – possible Oscar nomination for best slavering, demented corporate colony lackey of 2019) finds the Sultan and executes him in the most slavering, […]
Tags: Reviews, Movies, Ron Wilkinson, Yoshi Sudarso, Pevita Pearce, Ario Bayu, Buffalo Boys, Mike Wiluan, Conan Stevens, Reinout Bussemaker


TV Review: ‘Conversations With a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes’

The title “Conversations With a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes,” Netflix’s new four-part documentary series launching Jan. 24, is slightly misleading. Not about its subject, Bundy, the infamous serial killer who finally confessed to some 30 murders before his 1989 death in the electric chair. The misnomer is “Conversations.” While we hear Bundy’s voice on […]
Tags: Reviews, Netflix, Bundy, Conversations With A Killer


REVIEW: Jello Play Monster Slime and Unicorn Slime

I remember slime back in the ’90s when every kid’s dream was to be covered in it on national television or when you had it at home and it was called GAK. Unless you have been living under a rock, you know that slime has made a comeback in a big way. So big it’s even jumping to entirely different parts of the store. Forget the toy aisle and please welcome slime to the food aisle! It’s 100 percent edible and from Jello Play the makers of, well, Jello. There are two versions available. There is th...
Tags: Reviews, Shopping, Leonard, Jello, Unicorn Slime


Album Review: Sharon Van Etten’s ‘Remind Me Tomorrow’

As she’s said in recent interviews, many life changes went into veteran indie singer-songwriter Sharon Van Etten’s fifth and latest — and dramatically different — album, “Remind Me Tomorrow.” She summarizes it thus in the album’s bio: “I wrote this record while going to school, pregnant, after taking ‘The OA’ audition,” she says, referring to the […]
Tags: Reviews, Sharon Van Etten


Malibu Ken – Self-titled (Album Review)

Malibu Ken is a new duo consisting of indietronica producer Tobacco out of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania & legendary New York wordsmith Aesop Rock. They announced their formation late last year & after a few singles, they’re delivering their full-length debut with the help of Rhymesayers Entertainment. The album kicks off with “Corn Maze”, where Rock talks about privacy over an 8-bit sounding instrumental. The song “Tuesday” describes an average titular day over a druggy beat while the track “Sav...
Tags: Reviews, New York, Tobacco, Jazz, Gary, Aesop Rock, AES, Malibu Ken, Tobacco out of Pittsburgh Pennsylvania, Aesop Rock They


Gorilla Voltage – Gods & Claws (Album Review)

Gorilla Voltage is a hip hop duo from San Jose, California consisting of Mr. Grey & ClocworC. They originally came up as The Damn Dirty Apes in 2015 & released their self-titled debut that same year, but changed their name after signing to Majik Ninja Entertainment on Christmas Day that following year. Their sophomore album Ape-X was released a couple months later & now to kick off 2019, they’re delivering their 3rd full-length album. The album kicks off with “Handful of Matches”, which talks a...
Tags: Reviews, Jazz, San Jose California, Kung Fu Vampire, Gorilla Voltage


Film Review: ‘Don’t Come Back from the Moon’

Cinematographer-turned-director Bruce Thierry Cheung offers an artful and affecting mix of harshly defined specifics and impressionistic storytelling in “Don’t Come Back from the Moon,” a cumulatively poignant drama about absent fathers and abandoned families in an economically devastated desert community. Structured more like a tone poem than a conventional narrative, it’s an elliptical memory play […]
Tags: Reviews, James Franco, Los Angeles Film Festival, Bruce Thierry Cheung


Palm Springs Review: ‘Carlos Almaraz: Playing With Fire’

Though he passed away three decades ago, Carlos Almaraz’s reputation as a major American painter — which was just getting started when he died of AIDS in 1989 — promises to continue to gain traction with the years. Documentary tribute “Playing With Fire” by his fellow-artist widow Elsa Flores and Richard Montoya mostly transcends standard […]
Tags: Reviews, Palm Springs Film Festival, Richard Montoya, Carlos Almaraz, Carlos Almaraz: Playing With Fire, Elsa Flores Almaraz, Richard J. Montoya, Elsa Flores


Palm Springs Review: ‘The Realm’

The notion that government is one big con directing money into already well-lined pockets is confirmed and then some in “The Realm.” Rodrigo Sorogoyen’s “Michael Clayton”-like thriller has struck a chord in Spain, where the persistence of corruption in the post-Franco era is a popular topic bordering on obsession. But are examples of corruption just […]
Tags: Reviews, Spain, Palm Springs Film Festival, Michael Clayton, Antonio de la Torre, Rodrigo Sorogoyen, The Realm


Review: Burning

— by RON WILKINSON — Three people form a modern love triangle echoed in the cold city streets of Seoul. The farm boy falls hopelessly in love with the girl from his home town, now compromised by the overwhelming modernity of the big city. The city boy has made it big but has somehow traded […]
Tags: Reviews, Movies, Seoul, Ron Wilkinson, Steven Yeun, Jong-seo Jun, Chang-dong lee, Ah-in yoo


Palm Springs Reviews: ‘Fig Tree’

It’s a question integral to much of the current international immigration debate: When war breaks out, who gets to flee and who’s left with nowhere to run? As a child, writer-director Aalam-Warqe Davidian was among a majority of Ethiopian Jews who emigrated to Israel. In her loosely autobiographical feature debut, a teenager facing similar circumstances […]
Tags: Reviews, Israel, Fig Tree, Aalam Warqe Davidian, Betalehem Asmamawe


Film Review: ‘Pledge’

“Privilege comes with sacrifice” says one character to another in “Pledge” — exactly the kind of noble sentiment authority figures always voice to hush the protests of those about to be sacrificed. This third feature for director Daniel Robbins is no delicate flower of cinematic art, but a lean and mean shocker that tells its […]
Tags: Reviews, Daniel Robbins, Philip Andre Botello, Zachary Byrd


REVIEW: Cinnamon Toast Crunch Churros Cereal

What is Cinnamon Toast Crunch Churros? With unique but dubious flavor choices such as Sour Patch Kids being zapped with a cereal transmogrifier, toast for breakfast is passé. Luckily, chef Wendell minored in business at Cereal U. and nixed the Avocado Toast Crunch suggestion for revitalizing Cinnamon Toast Crunch. Instead, he’s leaning into his core competency and retooling some of his cinnamon soot spewing factories to produce new Cinnamon Toast Crunch Churros. How is it? Original Cinnam...
Tags: Reviews, Shopping, Walmart, Cereal, Wendell, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, Cereal U


Drum Scanned – A Review of 35mm Kodak E100

To those who follow my work closely, you may know that I consider myself a large format photographer. I will photograph with a medium format camera, particularly when I’m trying to save weight on a backpacking trip or save time when I’m teaching a photography workshop, but 35mm has been somewhat shunned in my arsenal, […] The post Drum Scanned – A Review of 35mm Kodak E100 appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Reviews, Photography, Film photography, Kodak, Michael Strickland, Kodak Ektachrome, Ektachrome, Kodak E100


TV Review: ‘I Am the Night’

Finding a new way into an old story is a framework to which television is uniquely suited, but it’s also trickier than it may seem. A show can take its time delving into different chapters of any single narrative, broadening and deepening perspectives that other adaptations may have given short shrift. But in trying to […]
Tags: Reviews, News, Chris Pine, Patty Jenkins, I am the night


Album Review: MO'YNOQ Dreaming In A Dead Language

Fusing a whole variety of black metal, this is a thrilling debut that can't help but to fascinate. The post Album Review: MO'YNOQ Dreaming In A Dead Language appeared first on Metal Injection.
Tags: Reviews, Music, Alcest, MO'YNOQ


REVIEW: Limited Edition Oreo The Most Stuf

Most. Creme. Ever. Those are the remarkable words I’ve dreamed of seeing since the day I was born. Or at least since the day I ripped into my first Oreo and thought, “Damn, that’s good, but what if…” No longer are the days of dreaming, as the biggest baddest Oreo of them all is a new limited edition reality. Amidst the slew of fruity, cakey, bizarre, sometimes delicious, and sometimes dysfunctional flavors being cranked out by Nabisco, the cookie gods finally gave us what we all truly wanted – ...
Tags: Reviews, Shopping, Cookies, Limited Edition, Oreo, Nabisco


Myrrh by AbdesSalaam Attar (Raw Perfume Materials)

Perfume PosseMyrrh by AbdesSalaam Attar (Raw Perfume Materials) Hey there Posse. AbdesSalaam Attar used to be called La Via del Profumo, who I’ve written about on Perfume Posse before. He is doing some really interesting and off the wall raw perfume materials that you can buy to smell the… Continue Reading → Perfume PosseMyrrh by AbdesSalaam Attar (Raw Perfume Materials)
Tags: Reviews, Style, Shopping, Review, Beauty, Fragrance, Samples, Portia, Profumo, Perfume Reviews, Perfume review, Surrender to Chance, Sample, Amazing Perfume Bloggers, La Via del Profumo, AbdesSalaam Attar


Film Review: ‘All These Small Moments’

The magic of writer-director Melissa B. Miller Costanzo’s “All These Small Moments” can be found within the intimacy of the scenarios, the authenticity of her earnest characterizations, and the accessibility of the actors’ honest performances. In her deftly polished directorial debut, Costanzo dovetails the primary story about a teen’s coming of age with a secondary […]
Tags: Reviews, Tribeca Film Festival, Molly Ringwald, Costanzo, Brendan Meyer, Melissa B. Miller Costanzo


TFB REVIEW: The Just Released Remington V3 TAC-13

In recent years the firearms industry has witnessed a boom in sales of Pistol Grip Firearms or PGFs.  “Firearms”, as they are classified, like the Remington Model 870 Tac-14 and Mossberg Shockwave have left some gun owners scratching their heads.  These specialty grip weapons are simply viewed as “firearms” or “non-shotgun shotguns” and have barrel […] Read More … The post TFB REVIEW: The Just Released Remington V3 TAC-13 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Reviews, Guns, Defense, Shotguns, Remington, 12ga, Mossberg Shockwave, Defensive Shotgun, MIL/LE, Semi-auto shotguns


TV Review: HBO’s ‘Brexit’

The announcement of the film “Brexit” — which aired in the U.K. on Channel 4 before its HBO bow on Jan. 19 — engendered serious criticism from the British, and understandably so. The film, which looks at recent history in the manner HBO productions like “Game Change” and “Recount” had done, takes on a story whose very […]
Tags: Reviews, Hbo, Benedict Cumberbatch, Brexit, U K on Channel 4


TV Review: ‘Deadly Class’ on SyFy

High school, according to TV and movies, is either the best or worst thing that can happen to a person. It’s almost always depicted as the most fun a kid can have, or a horrifying hellhole from which there’s no escape. “Deadly Class” is decidedly in the latter camp — and despite its edgy attempts […]
Tags: Reviews, News, Syfy, Benedict Wong, Lana Condor, Deadly Class


REVIEW: Pop-Tarts Cereal

Breakfast may widely be considered the most important meal of the day, but I’ve always found it difficult to muster an appetite for much before noon. As a kid, this bothered my mother to no end, and she was always trying to find something, anything, that I would be willing to eat before sending me off on the school bus. After offering me granola bars, yogurt, and every other remotely wholesome breakfast food known to mom-kind, she found I was always happy to eat a couple of warm Pop-Tarts, no...
Tags: Reviews, Shopping, Walmart, Cereal, Kellogg, Pop-Tarts


Finally, the Slick Bluetooth Upgrade My Beloved Shure Earbuds Deserve

Every year or so Gizmodo senior editor Adam Clark Estes tells me he’s found a pair of headphones that are genuinely exceptional, and so I, being a headphones hoarder, am obliged to try them out. Usually, he’s right! But when it comes to in-ear headphones, his suggestions have left me filled with regret and my wallet…Read more...
Tags: Reviews, Science, Wireless Headphones, Bluetooth Headphones, Gizmodo, Adam Clark Estes, Shure, Shure Rmce Bt2 Review



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