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NY Times:

Warren Zevon has passed away.  You can sleep now.



Later: Booknotes has the definitive Zevon tribute.  A monumental effort, Craig.

09/08/03 • 09:29 AM • Entertainment • (0) Comments

TeenHollywood:

Johnny Depp may sell his gold teeth on Ebay.  Want a piece of Captain Jack Sparrow?

09/04/03 • 05:40 PM • Entertainment • (2) Comments

Downhillbattle:

iTunes, facelift for a corrupt industry?  Personally, I find MP3 barely tolerable as a listening technology, even at high bitrates.  AAC sounds like its worse [haven’t heard it].  Which reminds me, I need to think about replacing my receiver at some point in the future.  I’ve always admired NAD ... grossly overengineered.  They come highly recommended to me by my former A/V sound engineer pals.

08/28/03 • 12:48 PM • Entertainment • (2) Comments

Reuters:

Big-budget “El Mariachi.”

08/28/03 • 10:55 AM • Entertainment • (0) Comments

Very Short Films:

Elevator Moods.  Try “Ghost in the Machine” ... a familiar moment for most members of modern generations.  The elevator is definitely *not* a neutral character in these pieces.  This must have been a blast to film.

08/26/03 • 04:11 PM • Entertainment • (0) Comments

Atlantic Monthly:

The Age of Murdoch.  The article will sour your stomach; beware.

08/26/03 • 09:36 AM • Entertainment • (0) Comments

Guardian.uk:

“You won’t be missed.”  Sorry, but yes, they will.  The golden age of Hollywood was *all* about escapism and aggrandizing our war efforts, as we reconstructed from World War II and entered the frightening Cold War era; who do you think you’re kidding?

08/22/03 • 03:21 PM • Entertainment • (0) Comments

Independent.co.uk:

Text messaging ruining the blockbuster summer.  Nice to have a convenient scapegoat for when your movies simply stink.  Other than banning cell phones in theatres (good luck.), this may raise the quality for all of us.

08/19/03 • 11:26 AM • Entertainment • (0) Comments

Reuters:

Cable TV networks pull Schwarzenegger films.  Might I make a suggestion?  “Raw Deal.”  It’s a howler.  So very bad.  My favorite line: “You should not drink and bake.”

08/14/03 • 02:44 PM • Entertainment • (1) Comments
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