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TIFF 2016 Movie Review: Brimstone

Published on September 30th, 2016 in: Critics/Criticism, Film Festivals, Horror, Movie Reviews, Movies, Reviews, Uncategorized, Upcoming Movies |

By Sachin Hingoo

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Though Westerns are generally not my thing (I consider the genre’s zenith to be 1988’s Young Guns, which is effectively an issue of Tiger Beat in Stetson hats), I was drawn to Martin Koolhoven’s Brimstone on the strength of the cast and early buzz that its extreme content would fit appropriately in TIFF’s audacious Midnight Madness programme, if not for its sprawling running time. In both cases, I wasn’t disappointed. Koolhoven’s script is as heartbreaking and well-acted as it is uncompromisingly brutal and terrifying, and his cast, led by Dakota Fanning and Guy Pearce, execute the difficult material perfectly.
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Music Review: Tiny Tim, The Complete Singles Collection (1966-1970)

Published on April 19th, 2016 in: Current Faves, Music, Music Reviews, Retrovirus, Reviews, Uncategorized, Underground/Cult |

By Hanna

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This year marks the 20th anniversary of Tiny Tim’s death, providing a good opportunity to revisit his heritage. By now, his place as a cult artist and important archivist of old songs is assured, and most of his work can be found on some compilation or other. This compilation from Cherry Red, however, collects his singles from his breakthrough or “peak era” as they call it, from 1966 to 1970. It represents his journey towards being a mainstream artist, and his attempts to remain one. That specific idea is a new one for a Tiny Tim compilation, and definitely interesting.

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Popshifter Blog Press Release 12/06/09

Published on December 6th, 2009 in: Uncategorized |

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 06, 2009

Contact:

    Less Lee Moore, Managing Editor
    Popshifter.com
    editor@popshifter.com
    http://popshifter.com

Popshifter.com Announces its Brand New Blog

TORONTO, ON—December 06, 2009—Popshifter.com is thrilled to announce the launch of the Popshifter Blog to meet the demands of its growing fanbase, all those people who have expressed their love for Popshifter and asked, “Please sir, can I have some more?”

What this means for you:

  • Faster turnaround on reviews of albums, DVDs, and live shows
  • Greater search engine optimization via the use of blog content tags
  • Improved site traffic and more site visitors
  • More frequent, insightful, and in-depth commentary on pop culture trends and events
  • Wider variety of content topics

The Popshifter Blog will provide the outstanding content you’ve come to expect from us, but more of it. Popshifter.com will continue to publish regular issues on a bimonthly basis. For more go to http://popshifter.com/blog.

Add Popshifter to your RSS feeds. Read the blog. Comment. Share, link, repost. For further details contact Less Lee Moore, Managing Editor.

About Popshifter:
We are a fan-friendly web magazine, presenting the cream of the crop in pop culture with twice the enthusiasm and none of the snark.

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We Want To Thank You

Published on August 4th, 2009 in: Uncategorized |

Please visit our new Thank You page here.

Talk Derby To Me

Published on November 29th, 2007 in: Uncategorized |

By Laura L.

If you were to tell my twelve-year-old self that in my mid-twenties I would be participating in a local roller derby league, I would have responded with: (1) “What’s roller derby?” and (2) an eye-roll, not necessarily in that order. Having been born in a time in which roller derby was at a down point, to put it lightly, I did not become familiar with the sport until a few years ago, when the modern roller derby revival had cropped up in Chicago and an acquaintance of mine took part in it. While today’s derby may have a punk, DIY edge to it, it did not start that way.
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Published on September 10th, 2007 in: Uncategorized |

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