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Beware the Gonzo (movie review)

Went looking to Netflix for the Gonzo doco the other day and found this. Here’s the plot summary from Wikipedia: Eddie “Gonzo” Gilman is the head geek at his high school—and determined to do something about it. When Gavin, the … Continue reading

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Is this Bat Country?

It was a nightmare, getting out of L.A. . . . The desert would be bad enough all by itself.       Something big and batlike swooped through the tunnel of lights and was gone. He ignored its passage. Five … Continue reading

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Rum Diary Soundtrack Outclasses Film

Ninety percent of Christopher Young’s swinging soundtrack has been on high rotation in both my car and the writing cave — very impressive considering the track list is twenty-four songs long. First, a little explanation for anyone who doesn’t regularly … Continue reading

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Rum Diary Soundtrack

The fine folk handling Lakeshore Records’ PR assured me a copy of the new soundtrack will be delivered as soon they received a link from the label. That was last Monday, the 17th. The soundtrack hits digital release on the … Continue reading

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Rum Diary Poster

Of all the things that could have been done to make this a really intriguing poster and they went with this. What a disappointment. Analyzing the gross and numerous failures in concept and design would be pointless, mostly because the … Continue reading

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Rum Diary Trailer — HUZZAH!

Now that’s what I’m talking about (or was the other day). Finally — a bit of press for this baby! Special thanks to the fine folks at Bleeding Cool for the heads-up. (THE RUM DIARY opens in the USA on … Continue reading

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October = HST Month? Hard to tell.

October is shaping up to be the officially unofficial Hunter S. Thompson Month. Two big bits of Gonzo action are slated; one, no doubt, orchestrated around the the other. FEAR AND LOATHING AT ROLLING STONE is due to hit bookstores … Continue reading

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Rango = HST?

Every day I cruise the posts at Dark Horizons, one of the best movie news sites on the ‘net. There is the occasional item buzzing about non-events,  but Garth tends to keep the reports straight —- unlike the hyperbolic fanboy … Continue reading

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